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Location: - (Missouri, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Land O' Lakes
Open Til: 09-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Dairy
Career Type: Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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R&D Assistant Feed Manager
Function:Research and Development
Territory (if applicable):
Business Unit:Land O'Lakes Purina Feed LLC is North America's leading feed company, providing producers, cooperatives and dealers with an extensive line of animal feed, ingredients and services.
Position Purpose:This position will have responsibility split between 50% dairy research and 50% small pet/family flock research. Key responsibilities of this position include data summary and management, feed formulation and final report writing on completed research. In addition, this position will have direct animal research responsibility for small pet and flock data collection and feeding/sampling. Ownership and participation in the database management project will be required.
Required (Basic) Experience &
Education:Master's degree in Dairy/Animal Nutrition or closely related discipline. 2+ years of experience in research collection and reporting is required, preferably in the animal nutrition industry. New product development experience preferred.
Required Competencies & Other Skills:Requires excellent computer skills and excellent communication skills. Requires excellent understanding of dairy nutrition and management and intermediate level of competency with standard research techniques
Preferred Experience & Education:Experience with both applied and basic research preferred.
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
Percentage of Travel:5%
Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.