Description: Our client is a well-known consulting firm advising the pet food industry. Due to continued growth, they are seeking an experienced R&D professional to drive and support projects. This is an excellent opportunity to be a key contributor in product development and expand your career experience faster than any one manufacturer can provide. This is the start of the road to being a trusted solutions expert in the pet industry.
Responsibilities: As an Associate Product Developer you will be the front line in the development of new products. Under the direction of an R&D Director, you will provide ingredient technology sourcing, technical data management and process technology insight into product formulations. Must be able to conduct commercialization with assigned projects. Will work collaboratively with other staff members to provide timely client solutions.
Requirements: BS degree in Food Science, Animal Science or similar. A minimum of 3 years of product development in pet foods and/or treats. Must be self-motivated and exhibit an “entrepreneurial” spirit. Must possess excellent communication skills. Ability to work independently or as a team on specific projects. Must be capable of working from home and travel up to 40% as needed.
Compensation: Excellent base pay with bonus potential. Employer paid benefits provided. No relocation provided as this position will work from home.