Formulation Specialist

Permanent / Full Time|
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Real Pet Food Company has built a reputation for the freshest products you can find. Disrupting the market, we are serving real, locally sourced and made pet food - wet, dry, fresh, chilled and treats. No one knows pets quite the way we do.
We are a fast-growing, innovative FMCG Manufacturer with strong ethics and a love for keeping it real. Our success comes from having a great team of people behind some pet favourites with brands such as Billy & Margot, Farmers Market, Ivory Coat & Nature’s Gift!

About the role:
  • Technical lead to implement the formulation software across RPFC sites
  • Key link between the project team and the factories
  • Facilitate information gathering at site level in terms of raw material information and formulations
  • Validation of information transfer into the software
  • Assist with “rules” for formulation structure and nutritional attributes
  • Support the development of raw material and finished specification templates
  • Validation of functionality of formulation software
  • Provide support for product development and NPD module set up
  • Formalize the formulation process through procedures including new formula development and formula change approval processes (ie NPD and formula maintenance)
About you:
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), high-level interpersonal skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent stakeholder management, ability to deal with multiple stakeholders and handle competing priorities
  • Demonstrated problem-solving capability
  • Sound knowledge of pet food formulations and formulation software (including nutrition)
  • Understanding of pet food raw materials
  • Experience in pet food manufacturing technology
  • Pet food formulation experience is essential
  • Familiar with the NPD process
  • Sound knowledge across the Microsoft Office suite
  • Tertiary qualifications in Food Science or a related discipline
  • You must be able to travel interstate and overnight when required
Please note: NO agencies will be considered during this process. We advise you to refrain from submitting unsolicited profiles
Employment type
Permanent / Full Time
Job Functions
Science & Biotechnology
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