Researcher Protein Functionality

Type ansettelse Permanent
Nivå på utdannelse Minimum MSc in Food- or Feed Technology, (Bio)Process Technology, Biotechnology or equivalent.
Selskap Skretting ARC
Land Norway
Lokasjon Stavanger
Søknadsfrist 01.11.2020

Skretting ARC is currently looking for an experienced Researcher Protein Functionality with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills. In this role you will be a key player in the development of novel aquafeed products and processes for our fast growing manufacturing operations world-wide.

Key responsibilities

  • Initiate, plan, coordinate and execute R&D work related to protein functionality.
  • Test, evaluate and document novel concepts at our laboratory and pilot plant.
  • Communication of results and findings to our key stakeholders; assist in implementation.

Background and competencies

  • Minimal MSc in Food- or Feed Technology, (Bio)Process Technology, Biotechnology or equivalent.
  • In depth knowledge about functionality drivers in proteins and how to best utilise, modify and optimise these.
  • Proven track record in the development of new concepts and technologies related to protein functionality.
  • Innovative mindset, including a hands-on and target oriented mentality.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

 In this position you will have the opportunity to

  • Join a well-established team of Feed Manufacturing Researchers.
  • Work in a progressive and highly innovative environment.
  • Develop and implement new products, technologies and concepts.
  • Work for a leading company in animal nutrition and aqua feed.

Our offer

We offer a challenging position with ample possibilities for professional growth and competitive benefits. We also support and encourage extracurricular sport, health and cultural activities.

The working location is Stavanger, Norway. Stavanger is located in the beautiful south of Norway with easy international connectivity and high quality international schooling for children. The working language is English.

The successful applicant combines a high level of understanding of his/her technical area with a creative and innovative mindset.

For further information please contact Jan Jonkers, Manager Feed Production Skretting ARC, e-mail: jan.jonkers@skretting.com

Applications are invited from candidates with the described skills and experience. Please send your CV and cover letter describing your motivation by pressing "Apply"

Application Deadline: 01.11.2020

Our organisation

Skretting is a global leader in providing innovative and sustainable nutritional solutions and services for the aquaculture industry. Skretting has production facilities in 18 countries on five continents to manufacture and deliver high quality feeds from hatching to harvest for more than 60 species. The total annual production volume of feed is close to 2.5 million tonnes. Our mission is Feeding the Future.

​Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) is the global research organisation for Skretting. The research centre is based in Stavanger, Norway, and has further research units in Australia, China, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, Italy, Japan, and Zambia.

Skretting ARC employs an international team of highly skilled specialists, supported by a substantial annual investment in advanced R&D. We collaborate with over 60 research institutes and private companies across the globe.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Skretting is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Skretting is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

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