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Abishek Shingote, North American Marketing Manager, Enzymes and Feed Quality

“For me, the best part of working at Novus International is learning from my experienced colleagues, managers and executives within the company. I am surrounded by individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the North America livestock industry, which makes my job very fulfilling. I’ve been provided opportunities to improve business and cognitive skills at Novus and have been fortunate to be afforded avenues of growth through my career here.”

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Ruminant Nutrition Research Specialist

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Ruminant Nutrition Research Specialist

Research and Development, Novus International

General Description:

  • Focus on ruminant research emphazising physioology and rumen metabolism
  • PhD preferred; Masters with 2 years work experience considered
  • Based in St Charles, MO
  • 2 year position

Role Knowledge: Ruminant nutrition, physiology and management, with knowledge in feed formulation and manufacturing. Good understanding of experimental animal model designs and statistics. Knowledge of technical writing, ability to publish in peer reviewed journals and to orally communicate results to other scientists and non- technical staff is required. Good understanding of current issues in rumen metabolism and physiology.

Role Definition: This role is vital to advancing the understanding of current and future products and programs within the company, and more specifically within the ruminant species globally. Conduct ruminant research within Novus platforms, test new products and technologies and generate supporting data of existing products that provide measurable customer value. Responsible for implementing ruminant research studies at Novus’ facilities. Be a subject matter expert in the field, scientific community and Novus leadership group.

Reporting structure: Reports to Ruminant Research Scientist

Travel time: Approximately 15 %

Compensation: In accordance with experience.

Expected Start Date: June 2018

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae to the individual listed below.

Review of applicants is ongoing.

Direct inquires to:

Dr. Heather Tucker

Research Scientist, Ruminant Nutrition

Novus International Inc., 20 Resaerch Park Drive, St. Charles, MO 63304

Phone: 636.926.7497; Heather.Tucker@novusint.com

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