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Research Manager - Monogastric Nutrition

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St. Louis, MO
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Job Type
Direct Hire
Doctor of Philosophy
Feb 16, 2017
Job ID
Wanted:  Strong Communicator who can lead a team of poultry and swine nutritionists to develop a portfolio of products and programs designed to support producers in all aspects of production, playing a vital role in optimizing performance, efficiency, sustainability and profitability.

Reasons the right person will love this job
  • Company is balanced between science and applied science
  • Top research setting
  • You will be connected to the industry and work with industry leaders
  • High profile position in the industry both nationally and internationally
  • Meaningful, relevant research - you will make a difference
  • You will work in a multicultural environment
  • Reasonable travel - (average 20%) both national and international
  • You will be part of the corporate team
  • Excellent salary + bonus + benefits + relocation assistance

The core of the job
  • Lead a team of 5 PhD nutritionists at various levels of experience
  • Oversee in-house, university and customer field trials
  • Work on a variety of platforms with products throughout the pipeline
  • Disseminate research to the highly technical and the not-so-technical
  • Work with customers to explain how products work and how research was conducted
  • Work with customers on field trials
  • Work with sales, marketing and other departments to develop and position products
  • Manage a $2M research budget

To be considered for this position you must have
  • 5 or more years of experience leading a research team in animal nutrition or animal health in an academic or commercial setting
  • Strong communication skills with a passion for sharing information and interacting with customers
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • A solid understanding of the challenges facing producers
  • Ability to overnight travel 20% (national/international)
  • Strong verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong standup presentation skills
Experience with product registration is highly desired.


Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.