Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 2:39 AM
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there's more to being in business than just making a profit. That's the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it's never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It's about how you can grab everything that's within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long:term gain. It's about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we'll all be a little better off. It's that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
Mars has net sales of more than 33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare : PEDIGREE(R), ROYAL CANIN(R), WHISKAS(R), BANFIELD(R) Pet Hospital, CESAR(R), SHEBA(R), DREAMIES(R) and NUTRO(R); Chocolate : M and M'S(R), SNICKERS(R), DOVE(R), GALAXY(R), MARS(R), MILKY WAY(R) and TWIX(R); Wrigley : DOUBLEMINT(R), EXTRA(R), ORBIT(R) and 5(TM) chewing gums, SKITTLES(R) and STARBURST(R) candies, and ALTOIDS(R) AND LIFESAVERS(R) mints. Food : UNCLE BEN'S(R), DOLMIO(R), EBLY(R), MASTERFOODS(R), SEEDS OF CHANGE(R) and ROYCO(R); Drinks : ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS(TM), THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY(TM), KLIX(R) and FLAVIA(R); Symbioscience : COCOAVIA(R) and WISDOM PANEL(R).
Position Title: Global Innovation Product Development Scientist
Reports To: R and D Manager
Family: Science and Technology
Function: R and D
Location: Thompsons Station, TN (TNT)
Level of Role
Number of Reports
Purpose of Role
Technically lead product and recipe development for new and innovative products and for line extensions in the Petcare segment. To be center of expertise in the area and provide technical training for relevant R and D teams. Represent Mars LLC R and D in the global technical expertise for the relevant segment. Mentor and supervise R and D technologists.
:Lead the translation of consumer insights into holistic concepts (product and packaging).
:Use appropriate tools to facilitate concept and prototype evaluation (creation and presentation).
:Create and aligns product design briefs with project team (Marketing/R and D/Market Research/Commercial).
:Specify product design attributes and quality targets.
:Own product development within projects.
:Support Process Development and R and D Packaging Group.
:Contribute product design expertise to unit, regional, and global communities for the pet food segment.
:Mentors and supervises NPD technologists.
:Follow corporate labeling and claim policy.
:Accomplish the objectives agreed with the line manager and listed in Personal Development Plan.
:Develop understanding of pet food consumer insights, local market activities (Mars and competitors), and global food/pet food trends.
:Build contacts with external design agencies and institutes, equipment and raw material suppliers and apply consumer understanding techniques.
:Keep up to date on new developments in the relevant knowledge areas such as human food trends, new raw materials, and animal nutrition research.
:Create and mainta
• Location: Franklin, Nashville
• Post ID: 35521322 nashville