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Product Development Scientist - Equine/Agriculture - East Midlands

De Lacy Executive
East Midlands Region
This important role comes with a competitive package that can be built around the right candidate
Closing date
25 Feb 2022
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If you are working in New Product Development, are in QA or in a lab based environment in the Animal Health or Equine sector who often has great ideas and is looking for a career move then this role could be for you!

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a small team with substantial experience in this field; you will be part of the management structure driving this business further into the lead within the Animal Health and Equine sector.

My client manufactures over 1000 products, stocks over 15,000 SKUs of leading Animal Health and Equine brands and supplies over 2000 retailers and growing. They also export to over 40 countries with both own brand and contact manufacture products in the equine, farm, animal health and animal husbandry industry.

To be considered for this role you will have experience in new product design or development or have been part of a similar team. This is an opportunity for you to shine in a smaller, successful business that appreciates their staff and their skillsets and will support your career progression.

Your Day to Day:

  • Managing the technical aspects of existing and contract manufacturing product bases.
  • Innovating new product lines internally and for customers.
  • Overseeing the QA team associated with product development.
  • Analysing package design and efficiencies.
  • Ensuring compliance with all UK legislation.

About You:

  • Degree educated in animal sciences or chemistry.
  • Proven background in product development.
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple projects.
  • Work Independently as well as support team members.
  • Working knowledge of UK Legislation such as NOPS etc would be advantageous.

Why Move?

  • Established, stable, financially secure business.
  • Plenty of progression to be had.
  • You will be listened to and have a free creative rein.
  • You'll have support from colleagues and management for ideas and decisions.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Great company to have on your CV - a real eyebrow raiser.


This important role comes with a competitive package that can be built around the correct candidate, there is substantial career progression to be had.

Need to know more?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jadine Huxtable on 01885 485525 or email your CV to

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application. More information about our processing activities can be found at

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview. De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

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01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road
United Kingdom
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