Sector: Petfood Industry
Turnover: 600M€. Third company in Europe in the pet care dry food business
Employees: 1.600 (7 production centers in Europe and America)
Location: Plaza Europa. L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
At Affinity we are much more than experts in animal nutrition. For 50 years we have worked together with a common purpose: to bring together humans, dogs and cats for a better world.
Today, the more than 1.600 professionals who work at Affinity carry out this mission from our offices in Barcelona, Paris, Milan and São Paulo. Our 7 production centers in Europe and America supply more than 70 countries.
We are very proud of our brands, as well as of the work we do at the Affinity Foundation. Our company is going through exciting times, we are growing internationally, with new innovation projects and new market challenges.
We want to continue leaving our footprint and we want you to be part of it. We are looking for talented, bright, and driven people to join us, and in this case, passionate about marketing.
If you'd like to help us achieve our common purpose and keep growing professionally, this is your chance to leave your footprint by joining our amazing Operations Team.
What we offer
We offer a Formulator position in the Formulation and New Ingredient Development team. The formulator is the responsible for the maintenance of the formulas produced in the plant. The objective is to get an optimal formula cost while respecting both nutritional and ingredients specifications, achieving the best possible quality with food safety and labelling compliance. Formulas are regularly optimized with the new prices and availabilities of the ingredients, taking into account their nutritional profile, which must be periodically reviewed. Formulation actions are frequently implemented with different objectives: cost optimization, process improvement, quality/performance improvement of the product, adjustment of the formula to ingredient market constraints/opportunities, adjustment to new regulatory requirements...
The formulator is also an active participant in the new ingredient development process.
What you will do
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of a plant formulator:
Being part of the R&D department, the formulator has fluently interaction with purchasing and manufacturing departments.
What we are looking for