Position Title: Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL (TS-R)
Position Reports To: Manager of Swine – Specialty Products Research
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Summary/Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of the Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL is to be responsible for supporting both the technical service and core research needs of customers, fellow nutritionists and sales teams by utilizing knowledge, expertise, customer feedback and current research. This role will function within both the swine and poultry species with a strong emphasis on supporting domestic market needs initially while broadening to international market coverage for United. It will also focus on supporting our problem-solving approach with existing customers and ensure customer satisfaction by providing product quality information as well as analysis, research and results from research trials and other sources of credible information.
Responsibility & Initiative: Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL hold himself or herself and fellow employees to a high standard of performance, personal accountability and professionalism. They take initiative to do what is needed and work to achieve positive company results in a timely, trusting, and effective manner.
Interpersonally Adaptable: Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL can respectfully adapt to others internally or externally. They communicate effectively within a variety of work situations. They engage with a variety of people and appreciate differing opinions and perspectives.
Customer Centric: Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL focus on discovering and understanding the needs of our internal/external customers and proactively provide appropriate solutions to build enduring relationships.
Passion: Associate Research Scientist I – DOM-INTL consistently demonstrate dedication, passion and energy. They persevere in a positive manner in challenging situations. They demonstrate resilience and drive. They approach their work with a sense of personal pride.
Primary Job Responsibilities/Duties, but not limited to the following:
In order to apply for this position, the candidate must meet the following requirements:
Skill & Knowledge Requirements:
• 0-3 years professional experience in animal nutrition and animal research and/or
technical service roles Education Requirements:
• PhD in Animal Science or related field or equivalent professional experience
Specialized Job/Technical Knowledge:
Non-Technical Skills and Abilities:
Other Preferred Skills: