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Product & Process Technologist
Mars | Julian, North Carolina
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Job Description


You want to take the lead? And do so in an international business that has people and pets all over the world excited about its products? Then Mars is the right place for you. You will be holding the key that advances your career through a wide range of tasks from day one: freedom to set trends with a global player in an open work environment at a family corporation where success is based on the responsibility of each individual and goals are achieved together. Start your career in our R&D segment in Verden as a


Product & Process Technologist

The purpose of this development position is to plan and deliver on a range of product and/or process development & implementation projects in line with Mars Petcare Europe growth and cost optimization strategies, and Quality & Food Safety standards. The job holder has to support technical risk assessments on changes to raw materials, recipes, products and processes and ensure that all risks are effectively managed. He/she will manage the implementation of new raw materials on site according to the Mars Material Quality Management (MQM) standard using relevant system tools.

• Degree level qualification in a relevant technical or scientific discipline (Food Science/Technology, Biological, Chemical, Engineering sciences) or
• Recognised professional qualification in a relevant scientific discipline, or equivalent experience in an FMCG environment (minimum 3 years)
• Strong communication skills and proven ability to work as part of an effective team
• Good command of the German language
• Knowledge of food raw material functionality


We are offering you the opportunity to write your own success story. Start your career in an experienced team at one of the most successful brand producers in the world, and benefit from global training and development, for example, through our Mars University. You can expect a broad range of benefits, opportunities for advancement and attractive conditions.


About Mars

Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned company founded in 1911 and employing more than 65,000 associates at over 370 sites, including 135 factories, in 68 countries worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., Mars, Incorporated is one of the world's largest food companies, generating global sales of more than $28 billion annually and operating in six business segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Wrigley Gum and Confections, Food, Drinks, and Symbioscience. These segments produce some of the world's leading brands: Chocolate - M&M'S(r), SNICKERS(r), DOVE(r), GALAXY(r), MARS(r), MILKY WAY(r) and TWIX(r) Petcare - PEDIGREE(r), WHISKAS(r), SHEBA(r), CESAR(r), NUTRO(r), GREENIES(r), and ROYAL CANIN(r); Wrigley - ORBIT(r), EXTRA(r), STARBURST(r), DOUBLEMINT(r) and SKITTLES(r); Food - UNCLE BEN'S(r), DOLMIO(r), EBLY(r), MASTERFOODS(r) and SEEDS OF CHANGE(r); Drinks - KLIX(r) and FLAVIA(r); Symbioscience - WISDOM PANEL(tm), SERAMIS(r), CIRKUHEALTH(tm) and COCOAPRO(r).

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