Research Specialist (Mulkeytown, IL)

Maschhoff West LLC Mulkeytown , IL 62865

Posted 2 months ago

Typical Duties of the Research Specialist include:

  • Collaborate with internal and external Research and Operations staff to execute a research plan on time, of high quality, and within budget.

  • Assist in the collection of data as designated in study protocols.

  • Assist in daily site logistics for all pig and feed movements.

  • Perform routine maintenance and validation of research equipment.

  • Work with Production Operations staff to assist with the execution of all daily activities at the facilities.

  • Utilize internal Performance Management tools to set goals, hold accountability and coach behaviors.

  • Execute Quality Management System procedures pertaining to research conduct

  • Ensure all practices are consistent with commonly accepted animal well-being standards, safe-guard the environment and ensure regulatory compliance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Minimum of Associates' Degree in Animal Science, or a related field required. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

Experience: No previous experience in modern swine production or research required, but an internship of 6 months - 1 year in swine production or research is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Swine biology

  • Swine production management practices

  • Microsoft Office

  • Scientific research methods and standards

  • Basic statistics

  • Data collection methodology

Skill in:

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Research protocol execution

  • Swine/animal husbandry

  • Critical thinking and informed decision making

Ability to:

  • Work both independently and in a team environment to accomplish goals

  • Communicate in a fashion that results in efficient, accurate execution of tasks

  • Work with internal partners and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner

  • Be creative and champion change while always adhering to research standards

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Listen and accept coaching from peers and managers

  • Execute research protocols according to the Maschhoffs R & D quality standards

  • Work on hard floors, stand for extended periods of time, and lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Work within a challenging environment at times.

  • Engage in self development

We offer competitive wages and an exceptional benefits package. EOE

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