Process Development Technologist

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Job Description

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over.

About ADM Protexin Ltd
ADM Protexin Ltd manufacture innovative, research based live bacteria products of the highest quality for the veterinary, human, agriculture and equine healthcare markets. With head office, manufacturing and distribution facilities based in Somerset, ADM Protexin distribute to over 90 countries worldwide. Learn more at

Your Responsibilities
Based at our state of the art facility in Somerset, UK, the successful candidate will be working in our new technical and product development lab leading the scale up of our new products from bench top scale to production size, using our pilot equipment. The role will also include supporting our production colleagues providing product and process technical support for our commercialized products, and project work looking at aspects to improve existing product processes.

  • Drive process development for innovation from concept through to commercialisation
  • Scale up of new products from formulation to production trials
  • Critically analyse and review experimental results
  • Technical processing support for commercialized products
  • Project work linked to product processing improvements
  • Liaising with suppliers seeking product improvements and innovations
  • Attend relevant trade shows seeking innovative product developments

Your Profile

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience working with power formulations in a similar role, experience with capsule formulations an advantage
  • Degree in science of engineering based subject
  • Numeracy proficiency (standard deviation, statistical analysis etc)
  • Project management skills and problem solving mindset
  • Six Sigma and Lean experience an advantage
  • Packaging expertise also an advantage

Our Offer

  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a high level of personal responsibility in a modern work environment with flexible work time models
  • Room for innovative thinking and growth with the possibility to manage your own career path.
  • A company culture which promotes continuous learning and diversity.
  • Excellent career opportunities in a world leading nutrition company.
  • An attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits like subsidized health & fitness offers.
  • Additional benefits and support for maternity and paternity leave

Learn more about ADM at
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and value diversity at our company to encourage a diverse range of perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge within our business.  To assist with this the Company has established a UK Diversity forum to support participation of underrepresented groups in the work place.  If you feel this job is for you, unlock your potential and apply now online informing us about your earliest possible entry date and salary expectation. By applying for this position, you agree to ADM’s privacy notice.

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