Associate Scientist - Food
Marketing & Sales | United States, Parsippany New Jersey
Job ID: NUTR00543 | Close date: 2013-11-01
DSM Ė Bright
Science. Brighter Living.
N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and
materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and
Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress
and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM
delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance
in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed,
pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and
electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials.
DSMís 23,500 employees deliver annual net sales of about Ä 9 billion. The
company is listed on NYSE Euronext.
global dietary supplement and domestic food application projects by
performing a variety of application tasks as required by Global and NAA
Technical Marketing, Marketing, and Sales.
- To employ and apply specialist
knowledge in a defined area of expertise in order to meet business
- To participate in several
projects under the functional guidance of Application Lab Manager
- To analyze specific problems of
a project and resolve them by proposing solutions
- To define and conduct
literature research and desk studies in order to come up with
- To define, plan and conduct
experiments in order to check or support theories, or to explore new
directions of research
- To evaluate and report results
- To comply with SHE requirements
and instructions and other standards relevant for the work (e.g. GLP)
- To meet the application
requests from Marketing, Technical Marketing, Sales, Customers with
respect to new and existing ingredient (HNH, NBD and DFS ingredients).
- To develop prototypes,
concepts, blends, and perform stability studies. Contribute to creation
- To conduct routine and
non-routine laboratory tests on dietary supplement or food application
(based on geographical location); coordinates with outside laboratories;
analyzes results; reports findings; and, identifies/justifies abnormal
results. Maintains project database
- To test new procedures/suggest
ways to improve current processes to improve turn-around times; qualify
new procedures/methodologies; assist with equipment validation, SOP
development; maintain analyzing equipment; keep current with
state-of-the-art equipment, and other standards; etc.
- To support small scale project
management to support clinical study needs for Science Group
- To prepare and present as
required customer presentations.
- To train internal and external
customers in handling DNP ingredients.
- Bachelorís level in Science,
Food Science, Chemistry or a relevant scientific field.
- MS preferred
- Formulation work in
Pharmaceutical Industry, Food Industry, Dietary Supplement Industry or a
- 1-2 yearís work experience
required; 3-5 years preferred.
- Problem solving and statistical
analysis experience is preferred.
- Familiarity with applicable
regulatory guidelines preferred.
- Perform product evaluation
tasks with minimal supervision.
- Provide accurate and timely
- Familiarity with a broad range
of physical testing equipment.
- Understand/apply instrument,
operation and process, qualification procedures.
- Perform methods development.
- Knowledge of and experience in
- Level of knowledge of a
- Specialist in a limited
- Willing to learn and apply new
- Managerial and social knowledge
- Good communication and social
- To manage time, space, and
information effectively in a well-organized manner
- To prioritize and follow
through projects in a timely manner
- Good capacity for teamwork
- IT knowledge and skills
- Travel (domestic and
international) may be required.
The Procedure and Contact
diversity of disciplines makes it possible to offer employees a great variety
of roles throughout their career. For instance, you may start your career in
an area related to your education/qualifications, but your future is what you
make of it. At DSM we stimulate people to determine their own career path and
we encourage international careers. We strive to be an Employer of Choice and
ensure that our employees are nurtured and given the opportunity to develop
their talents. To learn more about DSMís HR vision and policy, please visit
our website at www.dsm.com/careers
Recruitment and Selection Process is in line with
the general procedure outlined elsewhere on our Career World. Please apply
on-line and send your CV & cover letter in English and include information
on your current remuneration. Reference check procedures are part of the DSM
Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these
references checks are required.