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Posted August 13th

Beverage Development Manager

New York, NY

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Posted August 13th

Beverage Development Manager

New York, NY






Full Time

About The Position
LAVIT is looking for an energetic and dynamic team member to co-lead beverage development. The role requires a detail oriented team player who has some technical background.
Key Responsibilities
  • Co-lead beverage development in house in Lavit’s “mini-lab” in Lavit HQ offices in New York 
  • Bring new products to market from concept to first manufacture and serve as key gateway between Lavit suppliers / manufacturers and internal supply chain team
  • Experiment and produce samples designed for Lavit’s beverage systems of new beverage products for Lavit team and third party evaluation 
  • Log all experimental data in a clear and consistent manner in order to build internal company data and knowledge set  
  • Lead any coordinated sampling and test programs and data collection on new potential products locally and at distributor and customer sites 
  • Source ingredients and products from current and potential new suppliers  
  • Serve as interface between beverage brands who are being added to the Lavit platform, ingredient suppliers, and end product manufactures
  • Attend ingredient and supplier tradeshows as well as beverage shows
  • Create thought leadership content on leading edge ingredients and products in the health and wellness space which Lavit is working to bring customers  
  • Travel domestically and internationally to suppliers’ manufacturing sites
  • 1-3 years experience
  • Technical background
    • Ideally worked in a lab setting in past
    • Ideally worked in the food and beverage and / or flavor and fragrance industry in past 
  • The ability to be a self-starter, capable of setting priorities and scheduling work activities 
  • Good communication skills 
  • The ability to multi-task and support detailed projects
  • Good natured and enthusiastic 
Compensation and Benefits
  • Salary Commensurate with Experience 
  • Equity Incentive Shares 
  • Full Healthcare Package 
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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To VP Drinks