We are always looking for skilled, passionate professionals to join our team.

Manager, Product Innovation

Develop pet food products using formulation software (i.e., Concept 5)

Effectively manage projects from concept ideation through commercialization and ultimately maintenance

Manage internal and external stakeholders concerning project details and deliverables

Develop, coordinate, and travel to support plant trials

Utilize product development and pet food expertise to support client needs

Ensures all project documentation is accurate, organized, and timely

Provide excellent client service and work under time constraints to meet specific timelines

Ensure attention to detail and a keen sense of safeguarding the client’s confidentiality

Provide support across Product Innovation and other practices as needed

Performing other duties assigned by immediate supervisor in an orderly and efficient manner


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Compensation package:
Bonus opportunities

Experience level:
5 years

Monday to Friday

Work Location:


Bachelor’s degree in food science, animal science or related field

5+ years in the pet food industry with formulation expertise in 2 or more product forms applicable to pet product manufacturing

Proficient in using product formulation software (Concept 5 or Format)

Knowledge of the pet food industry including, but not limited to, AAFCO, FEDIAF, FDA, ingredient functionality, palatability, equipment/processing, and regulatory requirements

Solid foundation in nutrition calculations and conversions such as kcals, kcals/serving, NFE, etc...

Experience planning and supporting plant trials

Strong client-facing skills in order to provide quality customer service

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong project management skills

Proactive with the ability to work under minimal supervision

Self-driven with a focus on client relations and innovation

Excellent problem-solving skills

Detail-oriented and highly organized

Skilled collaborator, adaptable, and calm under pressure

Proven ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment while leading a cross-functional team

Ability to inspire a team building atmosphere

Comfortable giving and receiving feedback to drive continuous improvement and innovation

Computer skills with Microsoft proficiency


While not required, beneficial qualities in a candidate include:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Research experience such as writing white papers
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