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Andrew Ward | Elance
 
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Andrew Ward

Food Science and Product Development
   Spain
  |   Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $88

PhD in Chemistry.
Experience in food technology with global leaders within the food industry.
A positive impact in the application of R&D+i strategies & a strong consumer focus.
Specific experience in blue chip food processing and manufacturing R&D (Masterfoods and PepsiCo).
Delivered a significant number of new products (snacks, cereal products, chocolate, functional beverages) to the market place worth in excess of £10 million.
Managed a portfolio of patents for the technical exploitation of cocoa polyphenols in chocolate products...

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Dec 10, 2012|Other - Engineering & Manufacturing|$548|Completed
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Portfolio

Functional 100% Energy Shot. Zero added sugar and Zero caffeine.
Functional beverage 100% Natural Ingredients
Managed the product design and flavouring of several variants
Managed the product design and flavouring of several variants
Managed the line implementation & quality control of several variants
Managed the product design element of several variants

Skills (4)

Tested
Beverages
patent
biotechnology
Functional food

Service Description

New Product Development (from recipe design to implementation)
Development of R&D Strategy
Quality Control Projects
Marketing plans

I have worked and helped to develop new products with a value of over $10 million in the snack and beverage area.
I was R&D manager in Pepsico and worked on strategic R&D projects with Mars ( M&Ms).
I have developed and managed six-sigma type projects in manufacturing.
I have developed marketing plans for University technology transfer unit and Biotechnology start-up.


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Employment

PepsiCo
R&D Director
2001 - 2003
Responsible for the definition and implementation for the launch of new savoury products managing a team of 8 technologists, engineers and scientists (Holland and UK). Directed the implementation...
Mars (Masterfoods)
R&D project manager
1997 - 2001
R&D project management in snackfood. Quality control projects New Product Implementation on lines Raw Material Specification
Scotch Whisky Research Institute
R&D Manager
1993 - 1997
Managed and realised R&D projects in the alcoholic beverage sector in Czech Republic, USA, Australia and South America (team of 4 technologists) with a value of €1.67 million. Sourcing Oak...

Education

University of Wales (Bangor)
Doctorate
1988 - 1992
University of Wales (Bangor)
Honours Degree
- 1988

Keywords

New Product Development
R&D
Food
Beverage
Innovation
Quality
Marketing
Spanish
British
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