The Director takes the lead on new product development from concept through commercialization at contract manufacturers. He/She will continue overseeing quality on all products, including product and nutritional testing, and will develop specifications and process instructions for new innovation.
This is a position based remotely. Travel to manufacturing facilities is as needed to ensure successful commercialization trials as well as resolve any quality and other manufacturing issues.
This position reports to the Head of Operations, and works closely with operations, product development, and customer service.
Root cause analysis, and resolution of any manufacturing process or product quality issues
Oversee and collaborate with contract manufacturing partners, especially with their quality teams, and ingredient suppliers
Implement and maintain internal quality programs
Manage a Quality and R&D Associate (your direct report)
Manage the entire product development lifecycle and commercialization through the second successful production run
Lead new product launches, developing and implementing specifications and quality manuals during trial productions and beyond
Costing and feasibility analysis on new product ideas
Source ingredients for new products, source alternate suppliers, continuously improve quality and achieve cost targets
Manage nutrition and labeling of new and existing products
Conduct third-party lab testing as needed
Monitor retain samples and product quality over the shelf life, in coordination with the Quality Associate
Address customer feedback with manufacturing facility, conducting root cause analysis, implementing corrective actions
Munk Pack delivers innovation in its 2 keto product lines: Keto Granola Bars and Keto Nut & Seed bars. With only 1g of sugar and 2-3g net carbs, these delicious whole food snacks are a game changer in the nutrition bar category. Our Protein Cookies are also highly innovative, as the first gluten free and vegan protein cookies, which are also soy free and non-gmo. Munk Pack continues to innovate and expand its product offerings and national distribution (in Walmart, Sprouts, Whole Foods and beyond).