Seeking leadership R&D role as a Coffee Expert, Coffee Innovation Lead, Coffee Associate Director for a coffee focused company (open to green, importer, or roasted coffee).

Coffee Expert with 14 years of international experience in coffee products and processes including: R&D, chemistry, analytic techniques, quality assessments and procedures, international regulatory, patents, sensory and cupping evaluations, green quality and procurement, decaffeinated, and roasted coffee and product commercialization.

Scientific and Technical Lead with strong expertise in influencing business strategies, supporting long term innovations, managing cross functional business units, connecting with industries, coffee associations and academia. Excellent strategic and technical thinker with strong consumer understanding skills, translating qualitative and quantitative consumer insight into product strategies and winning plans.

Ideal position will be in a major city like NYC or West Coast.
Compensation is mid-six figures.

Meet Your Recruiter

Laurie Hyllberg

Vice President at Kinsa Group and Executive Recruiter. Laurie champions Kinsa’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management and Marketing she adds 17 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!
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