We’re a leader
in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit
and market share, we’re at the forefront of innovative product development.
Creating food for cats and dogs that heals joint pain and enhances cognitive
function is a small ‘taste’ of what the faces behind our formulas are working
on every day.
Specialists bring ideas to life. As part of the Technical Services group,
they create the flavors, shapes and textures often innovated in marketing and
so enjoyed by pets. In this role, you’ll handle various intermediate-term
products, engineering processes and packaging solutions for the business, as
well as provide technical support to manufacturing operations. You’ll
leverage your sharp science background and food formulation experience to be
able to effectively qualify new raw materials and suppliers. You will manage
product formulas using the Nestle PURINA formulations system with appropriate
ingredient, nutritional, regulatory and analytical requirements. You’ll identify
and lead performance, waste reduction and quality improvement projects to
help us remain a leader on the shelf. Buckle up, because you can expect to
work on fast-paced, multi-functional teams focused on taking new products
from conception to market. So, if your full potential could be unleashed,
what would you add to the ‘mix’?
formulation development, scale up and implementation of new and existing
technologies to improve performance.
innovative application of pet food product/process possibilities based on
current state-of-art in the area of food technology
• Serve as
technical resource for the Marketing group to develop a robust pipeline of
product development opportunities, which includes developing technical
project plans and timelines for all assigned projects
development and implementation of new and existing technologies to improve
the performance of existing and new products
• Manage product
formulas including appropriate ingredient, nutritional, regulatory and
• Act as
ingredient lead for all assigned ingredients/raw material
Proactively monitors and provides product maintenance for assigned product
responsibilities requiring standardized scientific procedures
other duties as assigned
in Meat/Food Science, Chemistry, Biology or a scientific discipline
& 2+ years of related experience OR a MS & 1+ years of related
experience OR PhD with no experience.
& 4+ years of related experience OR a MS & 2+ years of related
experience OR PhD & 1 year experience.
st. louis saint
Specialist I/II (Food Scientist)
Louis, MO US