• Full Time
  • Florida
Senior Scientist, Companion Animal Research 
  • Design and lead a robust research program from concept to market
  • Provide solutions for customer needs
  • Make recommendations to management concerning research investments and infrastructure
  • Develop relationships with academic, industry, and government funding agencies
  • Prepare peer-reviewed scientific papers and presentations.
  • Prepare invention disclosures and support pursuit of intellectual property
  • Provide advice on commodity processing and feed manufacturing to enable commercialization of new ingredients
  • Provide nutritional recommendations and subject matter expertise to internal colleagues (e.g. Regulatory, Quality Control)
  • Ph.D. in Companion Animal Nutrition or related field
  • Minimum of five years of pet food industry experience; ten years preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to design, coordinate and execute research programs
  • Willingness to work in the laboratory and with biological materials as needed
  • Participate and influence teams to drive alignment and successful delivery of goals.
  • Proven proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Ability to communicate to diverse audiences including technical and non-technical partners
  • Position is based in Decatur, IL/USA or Rolle, Switzerland/Europe; relocation assistance is available with this position.

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