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Product Developer Gut Health Feed Additives Monogastrics (M/F) - Belgium  

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Posted on : 16 June 2017

Project Description

Description:
  • Our company  is a leading manufacturer and supplier of functional feed additives and micro-ingredients for the animal feed industry. 
  • This global player develops and produces reliable and innovative solutions for the feed industry to raise healthy animals and produce high quality food of animal origin.Owned by a family, active since generations in agribusiness, the company serves over 90 countries out of its offices in Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, China and Thailand.
  • To maintain our continuous growth, we are looking for a driven (M/F)Product Developer Gut Health Feed Additives Monogastrics Gut health products play a main role in our product portfolio. In this new position, you will be developing tools and products to build new gut health concepts.  


Your responsibilities
  • You evaluate existing and identify innovative market-oriented molecules and ingredients to maintain our innovative position in animal nutrition
  • You develop and implement improved and new (gut health) products
  • You initiate and manage R&D projects from concept till product launch readiness and transfer the acquired knowledge into new and existing products
  • You carry out literature studies and conduct scientific nutritional and physiological animal studies at our own state of the art research facility or in cooperation with external partners
  • You participate in international technical symposia and congresses
  • You maintain and initiate contact with universities and research institutes
  • You write technical and peer reviewed articles
  • You provide technical support to internal clients, distributors and customers worldwide 
  • You organise product presentations and training courses for the international sales team 
  • You report to the global technical director of the company/ Managing Director Power Protexion and keep stakeholders informed. 
  • You work closely with Product Managers 


Your Profile:
  • You obtained a university degree in Animal Sciences, Bio-engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, or equivalent through experience. A PhD degree is an advantage
  • You have experience in R&D animal health and nutrition
  • Your knowledge of animal gut health and digestive physiology is above average and you combine this with the creativity to make this knowledge applicable into nutritional solutions
  • You are fluent in English, fluency in any second language is a plus
  • You work autonomous, take initiative and get things done
  • You are creative and have attention to detail 
  • You are tenacious and positive


What we offer:
  • A challenging, independent position with responsibility and room for initiative
  • A dynamic, international environment at a well-established company in the sector
  • A financially sound and private, family-minded, ambitious and growing company
  • A science-based career
  • An attractive salary in accordance with your dedication and competences
  • Our company  encourages mobility.