Senior Scientist
Northeastern, KS area

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Senior Scientist for a great opportunity in the Northeastern, KS area. The Senior Scientist in Research as part of the Nutrition Innovation team will be responsible for the development of short and long-term strategies to deliver new technologies, new products, and product improvements, or product claims that provide a competitive advantage to our Pet Nutrition company

Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist

  • Identify, evaluate and champion new, patentable, and innovative technologies that can be used in the development of new and improved products for pets
  • Partner with manager/director to develop and refine research strategy to establish clear deliverables for identification and evaluation of new technologies. Ensure strategy delivers a pipeline of technology options for short term and long term commercialization
  • Provide expertise integrating basic scientific data (e.g. biochemical, genomic, metabolomics data) with clinical outcomes. Integrate consumer and veterinary insights into the research program strategy
  • Maintain familiarity with the latest developments in appropriate areas of genomics and genetics so that new products and product improvements reflect the true “state of the art.”
  • Design, analyze summarize, and write final reports of data from internal and outside research studies and make presentations to management and cross-functional our company's groups especially Product Development, Clinical Studies, and Marketing
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects, project budgets, timelines and be accountable for deliverables
  • Cultivate relationships with researchers and clinicians outside of our company to provide expertise, ideas, and technologies that fill gaps

Requirements of the Senior Scientist

  • 8 + years of post-graduate experience in basic or applied science
  • PhD in nutrition (human or animal), physiology, biochemistry, or related field
  • Experience in canine/feline or human nutrition or pharmaceutical industry preferred
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