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European R&D Value Leadership Product Developer


West Yorkshire, YOR, GB



European R&D Value Leadership Product Developer, Birstall/Leeds UK

fixed term contract until end of 2023 


Salary: £ 33.000,00 – 41.000,00 (+ bonus & benefits) 

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Pet Nutrition business as the European Value Leadership Product Developer working within our regional R&D product development team. As a key business partner, you will have the opportunity drive strong cross functional collaboration within & outside R&D to initiate value creation ideas and develop them through to deployment in our regional supply network.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree level education in scientific/technical subject
  • Professional experience & track record of delivering product and process solutions.
  • Proven ability to build strong collaborative relationships and work in mutil-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A highly proactive, solution orientated attitude
  • Fluent in verbal and written English, additional languages are beneficial


What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Responsible for ideation, development and industrialisation of product value creation projects – acting as technical project leader within wider cross functional teams.
  • The optimization of existing recipes/product within our portfolio to unlock value.
  • Development, testing and deployment of new raw materials to unlock value creation.
  • Ensure all product developments projects deliver in line with food safey needs, pet nutrition guidelines & legislation.
  • Act as a key member of the PNE Care & Treats/Dry Value Leadership community, working seamlessly with regional R&D, commercial, marketing & supply functions.


What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension.
  • Pet-friendly offices, where your pets’ enjoyment is as high on our agenda as yours. 
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance. 
  • The chance to take hold of your own career and develop personally and professionally. 




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