This role gives you the opportunity to perform
leading-edge science and technology in one of the largest dairy research
facilities in the world. Located in Palmerston North, New Zealand, the Fonterra
Research and Development Centre (FRDC) is home to a highly collegial team of
around 100 PhD qualified scientists, technologists and engineers – many of whom
are the world’s leading experts in dairy science – and it is investing in new
techniques with cutting edge technology right now!
As part of a dynamic and focussed nutrition team, based at the Fonterra Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North, this role is an opportunity to showcase your knowledge and expertise in the field of human nutrition, particularly applied to clinical trial management and project leadership.
Fonterra is developing new categories and products providing high quality dairy nutrition to the world, and this challenging yet rewarding position will get you noticed within the Fonterra community and external networks.
It’s an opportunity to join an environment known for industry breakthroughs and innovation, providing proactive thought leadership in dairy nutrition research.
The role will provide the scope for development in health research, clinical trial management and emerging research methodologies, putting you at the forefront of cutting-edge nutrition research. This opportunity will enable you to help shape Fonterra’s future strategic direction for nutrition as you and the team lead in best practise in clinical research.
What you will bring and develop:
background in nutrition research and tertiary academic studies this is an
exciting opportunity to be part of Fonterra’s future in dairy nutrition
research; providing pathways for success and keeping the Fonterra name at the
forefront of dairy nutrition.
Success enablers for this role include –
in the dairy industry or pharmaceutical clinical research are highly
advantageous in this role and a Scientific Tertiary qualification, preferably
in human nutrition, is also highly regarded. If you have the clinical trial
experience, can work from concept to commercialisation in dairy products or
ingredients and have great ideas for the future of dairy nutrition science,
then we want to hear from you today.
Don’t overlook this great opportunity, it’s your next step, so apply today!
What you will bring and develop
Your previous experience of proactive risk identification and mitigation activity will give you a sound understanding of the needs of this role, providing sound science to communicate with regulators and customers, and support business led projects with in-depth scientific expertise.
Having worked as a Chemist or Toxicologist within a regulatory or commercial environment, you have an established track record of applying both depth and breadth of chemical expertise. You are an effective communicator with solid innovation and problem-solving skills, you enjoy building relationships with key stakeholders and working within cross-functional teams.
You will also have:
This is a great opportunity to develop, explore and challenge yourself to become strategically focussed on new and innovative processes and products within Fonterra.
Don’t overlook this great opportunity, it’s your next step!