Ecolab Inc. Eagan , MN 55122

Posted 1 week ago

Ecolab Food & Beverage is a leader in hygiene solutions for food producers and processors to achieve safe high-quality food. Animal Health RD&E is responsible for developing innovative biosecurity solutions through new products, and programs to improve animal health and food safety.

Ecolab is seeking a Senior Chemist to lead innovation projects from inception to commercialization with a primary focus on dairy, poultry, and swine production. In this role, he or she will work closely with Sales and Marketing to translate customer insights into project charters aligned with the business priorities, financial innovation goals, and technical capabilities. The researcher will lead and manage the project plans, timelines, and resource requirements, as well as create and lead multifunctional teams through technical development. The researcher will perform lab work, design and execute field trials, and direct and manage team deliverables. The ideal candidate would have project management experience with strong communication skills with customers, stakeholders, and sponsors.

What is in it for you:

  • Build expertise with an industry leader to promote animal health and farm-to-fork food safety

  • Ability to grow project leadership skills with a close business association

  • Creative and dynamic environment with complex and evolving customer processes and challenges offering fertile grounds for innovative thinkers

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and more.

What you will do:

  • Independently lead innovation projects to commercialization

  • Plan, perform, interpret, and document research to guide innovation development strategies, milestone management, and customer technical support including lab work and field studies.

  • Build, lead, and manage multifunctional teams (Sales, Marketing, RD&E, Regulatory, Supply Chain) against project milestones through effective communications, time management, and project documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors' Chemistry or related scientific discipline and 2 years of research experience

  • Ability to design, execute, and interpret research with a working knowledge of statistics

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Experience in product formulation development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project leadership experience creating and managing multifunctional team and project management tools

  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitizer formulations

  • Knowledge of livestock production and biosecurity

  • Experience in Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), International Cooperation on Harmonization for Veterinary Drugs (VICH), Biocide Product Regulations (BPR)

A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights, and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality, and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Notice

Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. You will be asked for proof of your vaccination status. All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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