Minor Food

Food Innovation Manager - MFIT

Minor Food Innovation Team (MFIT) - Minor Food
Mid-Senior Level: Full-time
Bangkok, Thailand

Company Description

Minor Food is today one of the world's largest casual dining and quick-service restaurant companies with over 2,200 outlets operating in 27 countries.  As an innovator in the food industry, we are passionate in delivering good food and great service to our customers to be a leading food operator maximizing stakeholders’ value.

Today, we proudly operate major food retail brands in the region.  Its growing portfolio currently comprises The Pizza Company, Swensen's, Sizzler, Dairy Queen, Burger King, ThaiXpress, The Coffee Club, Riverside Grilled Fish and Benihana, as well as restaurants under the VGC Food Group and Select Service Partners brands.  Also under the food division are dairy product manufacturing facilities in Thailand under the names of Minor Dairy Limited and Minor Cheese Limited.

Job Description

  • Facilitate and manage stages 1 & 2 of the MFIT NPD process.
  • Remain a brand / category culinary champion – to be nominated
  • Create new innovative products or concepts and with complete documentation recipes, methods of preparation, cookery, cogs
  • Lead stage 2 (Internal brand and customer) food tastings to within department governance
  • Adjust new product recipes until approved by customers and parked in NPD library.
  • Be the culinary expert supporting stage 3 commercialisation by brand team.
  • Benchmark recipes and ideas from competitors globally and develop new product range concepts.
  • Co-ordinate with SCM and engage with suppliers for ingredient and product demonstrations inline with department governance.
  • Work with marketing teams to support customer empathy validation.
  • Works cross functionally with members of the culinary team providing positive support as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Food sensory and Cookery skills.
  • Be self-motivated, a strong team player and able to work under pressure
  • Good command of English and computer literacy
  • Preferably from QSR and casual dining background


  • Bachelor Degree or above in Food technology, Food Science, Biotechnology, Agro-Industry or related field


  • At least 5-year experience in Research and Develop new product for food Services, hotel or retail industry would be advantage

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