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Business Development Manager Kerry Protein Technology North America
Reporting to: Therese O’ Rourke – Vice President of Business Development Protein Technology Global
Location: Beloit, WI USA
Overview of Role:
Business Development Manager will focus on the development of Kerry’s protein business in North America.
The role will include the coordination of technical and commercial support for Kerry’s existing Protein business in North America.
Business Development Manager must ensure efficient communication of the technical benefits of Kerry Protein offerings within Kerry and to existing and potential customers, follow- up on day-to day customer queries and action points as well as accurate communication of key action points to relevant personnel.
A key element of the role will be to identify new growth opportunities for Kerry proteins in North America and develop a commercial and R&D project pipeline to drive growth with selected customers and target markets. Nutritional Beverage, Nutritional bars, dairy, and confectionery markets will be a key focus.
Another key requirement is to represent other relevant Kerry technologies to the proteins customer base in order to grow the Kerry product offering and demonstrate Kerry’s technical capabilities and depth across a range of functional ingredients and technologies. Critical success in the role will come from effective communication and co-ordination with the broader Nutrition and Taste organization.
Commencing from a green field site in Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland over 40 years ago, Kerry Group has realized sustained and profitable growth since its founding in 1972, with current annualized sales of approximately €6.1billion.
Within Kerry Group and as the largest and most technologically advanced manufacturer of taste & nutrition in the world, Kerry – Taste & Nutrition Business supplies the world’s biggest names in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. This means that every day millions of people worldwide consume food or beverages containing Kerry’s technologies. The Company’s success lies in its unique capability to bring together a leading technology portfolio, innovation and processing capability together with industry-leading culinary applications and sensory expertise to create innovative solutions for its customers. Such an approach has led to significant growth opportunities for Kerry as a leading ingredient & flavor supplier, capable of delivering the technologies and range of systems sought by the global marketplace.
While Taste is the primary driver of preference, Nutrition, Value and Convenience are also of significant importance in meeting consumer requirements. The dynamics of all food and beverage markets, lifestyle changes and the internationalization of food tastes with a growing preference for convenience, variety and quality prepared foods or snack products, means that Kerry’s Taste & Nutrition worldwide business is well positioned for continued growth and development.
No other company in the industry has the technology depth and breadth of Kerry – Taste & Nutrition. Through its unique understanding of end use applications, aided by state of the art sensory evaluation, they can derive maximum synergies from core technologies. They create value for customers by way of new products, product improvements, cost reductions or process development − working across all food, beverage and pharmaceutical end use markets to deliver market winning solutions.
Kerry Taste & Nutrition is committed to the highest standards of business and ethical behavior, to fulfilling its responsibilities to the communities which then serve and to the creation of long-term value for all stakeholders on a socially and environmentally sustainable basis.
Detailed understanding of Kerry branded proteins - Ultranor (milk protein isolates & milk protein concentrates), ProDiem (plant based protein solutions - pea, rice &/or oat), Versawhip (functional proteins delivering aeration technology), and Hyprol (hydrolyzed dairy & plant proteins).
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