Executive (Innovation & Product Development)

Demeanour, Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required

The ideal candidate’s demeanour and approach to life and work should be as follows:

  • Biscuit-loving, fun-loving, optimistic, innovative, energetic, aspirational, tech-savvy, and eager to learn with a hearty zest for life, specifically humble, open, fearless and yet possessing a little edge to think and go out of the box;
  • A good listener, trustworthy, reliable, honest, accountable, collegial, well-groomed and professional;
  • Proactive, resourceful, detail oriented, well-organized, self-directed, and able to thrive in high-pressure situations;
  • Appreciative and respectful of diverse cultures, abilities, genders, and different worldly belief systems.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Responding to company initiatives by driving new products to meet customer needs.
  • Executing the product development plan and deliver the projects on time.
  • Providing input and key support in new product development plan.
  • Working collaboratively across product and functional groups to manage and monitor packaging evaluation.
  • Managing product information such as improvements, new application and product obsolescence.
  • Involving in new and revamped product concept brainstorming meetings.
  • Monitoring the interdepartmental artwork checking process flow.
  • Preparing and update Product and Packaging Specification.
  • Researching and gathering competitive insight on packaging.
  • Undertaking any and all other duties and responsibilities as so instructed by the superior and/or Company.

 

Desired Qualifications and Skills:
The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Possess at least a minimum Diploma or Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing, Business related or equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with relevant working experience.
  • Knowledge in graphic design and possess any equivalent certification is a strong plus.
  • Be creative, innovative and strong sense of arts.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Good planning, time management, scheduling and multi-tasking skills
  • Good interpersonal, coordinating and communication skills.
  • Able to anticipate heavy workload and issues during peak periods to meet close deadlines while maintaining a positive work attitude.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and also as team player where frequent collaboration across functional teams is necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Malay, and Chinese is an added advantage.
  • Computer literate, proficient with Microsoft Office, other relevant software and application.
  • Willing to work in Alor Gajah, Melaka.
  • Willing to travel and possess own transport