This role is an essential “gate keeper” for Mars Drinks product performance. The job holder purpose is to validate all WCR developments (packaging, ingredients, finished goods and equipment) to ensure product safety, quality and adherence to technical specifications. The job holder is expected to deliver robust analyses grounded in statistical tests and scientific methods and provide data for new product launches, cost savings exercises and any other product change. The criticality of this role is to issue and share accurate and traceable results so that the product performance is achieved within a desired timeframe. This role will also ensure WCR laboratory compliance to Mars Corporate and Drink segment standards, support productivity initiatives, deliver efficiency to the business and lead transition to move the site toward ISO17025 certification.