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Expires soon Mars

Product Developer (m/f/d)

  • Internship
  • IT development

Job description


Join our regional Pet Nutrition team in Verden (Bremen) as Product Developer (m/f/d) and be responsible for our wet portfolio.

What would be your key responsibilities?

·  Delivers operational objectives for medium to large projects, representing R&D as technical project lead to deliver the innovation/renovation agenda for Pet Nutrition Europe
·  Manages full project cycle from development brief until factory handover
·  Delivers safe by design formulations to meet targets on nutrition, product performance and efficiency
·  Organizes and executes product tests in our innovation center and factories as well as performance testing & validation plans (e. g. feeding tests, nutrition compliance)
·  Creates key product control documentation (e.g. pack declaration, product specifications, recipe frames, risk assessments, etc.) ensuring compliance with legal requirements and aligned to knowledge management guidelines
·  Provides support to Quality & Food Safety team in the resolution of product quality and food safety incidents
·  Manages complex network of business stakeholders by providing high quality and timely formal and informal communication on progress/risks/opportunities of projects

What are we looking for?

·  University degree in Biology, Life Sciences, Food Sciences or equivalent
·  Min. 3 years of professional experience in a technical role, ideally experience in food manufacturing and product development or related functions
·  Functionality of raw materials and consumer understanding
·  Scientific methods and mindset
·  Fluent in English, any additional language is a benefit

What can you expect from Mars?

·  Responsibility and freedom to drive your own ideas
·  An open & international work environment of a global family-owned business
·  Personal & professional development, e.g. through global trainings from Mars University
·  Attractive conditions and extensive social benefits


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