Research Scientist, Monogastric Nutrition Decatur, IL
This is a full-time, exempt position
At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.
Job Description and Requirements:
The Animal Nutrition Research group of Archer Daniels Midland Company is seeking a Research Scientist to serve as a Monogastric Nutrition Scientist with focus on nutrition physiology, metabolism, and health and wellness. This position will be responsible for leading the ideation, development, and execution of ADM's innovation and applied research projects. The successful candidate will develop a deep understanding of feed ingredients and feed additives and how they affect physiology and metabolism.
Mine technology opportunities from published literature and external sources.
Design and coordinate research trials to determine value of existing and new ADM ingredients and feed additives
Provide advice on commodity processing and feed manufacturing to enable new product development
Manage research projects to meet milestones and objectives within budget
Provide nutritional recommendations and fundamental expertise to internal and external customers
Support product development and commercialization of new technologies as requested, specifically supporting Regulatory and Quality Control
Technical writing, ability to publish in peer reviewed journals and to orally communicate results to other scientists and non- technical staff is required
Prepare invention disclosures and secure intellectual property based upon scientific discovery
Make recommendations to management concerning research investments and infrastructure
Develop relationships with academic, industry, and government agencies
Monitor and report on scientific trends, industry trends, and competitive landscape
Archer Daniels Midland Company