As a Researcher Swine you are the linking pin between the Feed organisations and the AIC and in this position you make sure that the issues arisen in the market are translated into demand-driven research projects in the areas of Pigs. These projects need to result in innovative feeding ...
CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, <STRONG>Agrifirm Innovation Center</STRONG>, we are searching for a Researcher Swine.
Agrifirm is a cooperative organization in which more than 18,000 Dutch farmers and horticulturalists have combined their purchasing power. They invest a great deal of time in knowledge and innovative power, translating that knowledge of the market, products and agricultural holdings into concrete services. So that they can optimally contribute to successful crop cultivation and livestock farming.
Agrifirm Innovation Center continuously investigates how innovations through food can directly or indirectly improve the yield on a farm. AIC also study how they can contribute to sustainability issues and solutions for the longer term. Their basis is feed value research and need research. The mission of Agrifirm Innovation Center is to facilitate innovation with knowledge of specified areas, taking into account the specific circumstances and aimed at optimal results for farmer and organization.
As a Researcher Swine you are the linking pin between the Feed organisations and the AIC and in this position you make sure that the issues arisen in the market are translated into demand-driven research projects in the areas of Pigs. These projects need to result in innovative feeding concepts, products or tools of advice in short time. You work closely with product management and the commercial departments of related companies and, with that, you facilitate the commercial success. Together as a team and as organisation you thrive to be product leader.
We are searching for a Junior and a Senior Researcher and of course depending on work experience you will be or become a potential leader in your field of work. Furthermore, you will be part of (multi-disciplinary) project teams. As Senior Researcher you take part in your colleagues development by coaching and by leading them to results.
Who we're looking for
For the Junior position you need to have a PhD in nutrition and preferably some work experience. As Senior Researcher you have besides a PhD in Nutrition also a minimum of 5 years relevant research experience in a feed or additive company related to Pigs. You are quality-driven and show passion for continuous improvement and development. Meeting the customer’s demands is second nature to you and you aim to be one of the best in your field of expertise. You stimulate cross functional collaboration within the AIC but also with departments of our related companies. You are fluent in both English and Dutch and you have an independent work attitude with the skills to work in project structures. Agrifirm offers a friendly working environment where you can grow and realise your ambition with support of the company.
Additional vacancy information
Contract: Direct contract with client
Contactperson: René Kemps
Phone: +31 (0)88 22 77 555
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