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Formulation Continuous Improvement


Montpellier, 30, FR



Formulation Continuous Improvement F/M/X 


Location: Montpellier 

Contract: Permanent


Royal Canin has a centralized formulation model allowing a unique nutritional profile around the world for the global wet & dry product portfolio. A recipe is the synthesis of Royal Canin knowledge in term of science, raws, process and nutrition.
Formula Portfolio Continuous Improvement position has the accountability of Raws and Finished Products nutritional precision. The role consists in monitoring and driving continuous improvement action plans with Factories, Commercial (Supplier Quality Assurance) and Laboratories.

The scope of the job aso includes the continuous improvement of tools and ensuring formulation matrix consistency and update.


What are we looking for?
•    Graduated MSc as scientist in food/feed/nutrition/chemistry or veterinarian specialized in nutrition

•    3 years in an R&D job as project manager or nonhierarchical management. Experience in feed company is an advantage
•    Ability to work with remote people

•    High learning agility (people, results, mental)

•    Should have the people agility to work and enroll interfaces (commercial, supply, manufacturing, R&D, Marketing)
•    High interpersonal skills : conflict management, influencing
•    Collaborative work is needed


What would be your key responsibilities?

•    Be responsible for raws and finished products monitoring: 
     -    To define and apply sampling plan and Nutritional Precision Mars Standard (MPENS) 
     -    To collect and analyze analysis results
     -    To define and drive action plans with Supplier Quality Assurance team on raws 
     -    To contribute with Commercial and Formula Portfolio Coordinators to develop new raw’s suppliers to sustain the business
     -    To compile Key Performance Indicators 
•    Supports Formula Portfolio Coodinators on customer complaints investigations
•    Be the key user of Formulation tools
•    Be responsible of data base management
•    Be the main or single point of contact with interfaces such as Laboratory, commercial and Quality & Food Safety teams


What can you expect from Mars and particularly Royal Canin?

•    At Mars, we believe in a relationship of mutual trust, dignity and respect between our company and Associates that is more meaningful than the standard employer/employee relationship.  

•    As Associates, we can expect to be respected, supported and valued as individuals, to be treated fairly and equitably. 

•    An environment where you are empowered to be proactive and to take initiatives to make a difference. 

•    A unique and ideal work environment to become the leader in health through nutrition for cats and dogs! 
•    You will evolve in the heart of an innovative production plant that will challenge you, on a daily basis 
•    You will work in a multicultural environment (more than 40 nationalities) and where your dog will be welcomed by more than 100 other Associates’ dogs at the office!   




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