Trainee - New Product Development

Spain (Barcelona)


What we offer

We offer an internship as New Product Development Trainee in the NPD department. The internship will be in a team made up of 7 people, set in 3 different geographies. This role will support the NPD team in different local and global projects.

The NPD team is one of the pillars of R&D department. Being part of the R&D department, the NPD Trainee will participate in cross-functional teams. He/she will have fluently interaction with marketing, purchasing and manufacturing departments. He/she will participate in the development of new products, from the initial idea until the product is placed on the market shelves.

What you will do

  • Competitors analysis
  • Support the palatibity tests creation and analyze the results of the tests
  • Update of product specifications in databases
  • Preparation of labels
  • Review Masters and Artworks

What we looking for

  • You are studying a University Degree on Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Food Technology, Biology or similar
  • You are able to sign an internship agreement with your school and start in September 2021
  • English and Spanish are our main languages. Other languages such as French, Italian or Portuguese will be highly valued!
  • Positive mindset, passionate and teamwork
  • Proactive attitude
  • Ownership and responsibility
  • Project Management: organizational and planning skills
  • Influencing & communication skills

Our Company

Affinity Petcare is more than an international petfood company. For more than 50 years, we  have been dedicated to nourishing healthy bonds between dogs, cats and people to make the world a better place.

We are very proud of our innovative brands which include: Ultima, Advance, Brekkies, Nature’s Variety, Nature’s Menu, Natural Trainer, Libra and more. Currently, we are over 1,800 professionals working for this purpose from Barcelona, Paris, Milan, Snetterton and Campinas, as well as 5 production sites through which we supply the 70+ countries where our brands have a presence.

So, what are you waiting for? Join our team to leave your footprint!

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