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Scientist (f/m/d) - Animal & Human Nutrition and Health Product Formulation ? temporary contract for 24 months

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Scientist (f/m/d) - Animal & Human Nutrition and Health Product Formulation ? temporary contract for 24 months

The Challenge

As Scientist (f/m/d) within our Formulation Center for Animal Nutrition and Health (ANH) and Human Nutrition and Health (HNH) business units in Kaiseraugst, you will focus on product form development of vitamins, nutritional lipids and other health ingredients within a team in a modern and creative environment. You will be part of our R&D organization in a department dedicated to developing product forms and formulation technologies and will work specifically in the field of Vitamins and Nutritional Lipids for animal and human nutrition and health products. In this position, you will work in multidisciplinary project teams offering the great opportunity to deepen your expertise in designing product forms and formulation processes, analytical procedures, animal and human nutrition products and in the nutrition industry in general.

The position is a temporary contract of 24 months with the possibility to be included permanently into the company staff.

The Position

  • Coordination and organization of laboratory trials in alignment with peers and line-manager for preparation of prototypes via diverse formulation techniques and analytical characterization.
  • Evaluation of novel formulation principles/technologies.
  • Ensure availability of state-of-the-art information on formulation technologies.
  • Comprehensive reporting and documentation of results and experiments including presentations and written reports.
  • Comprehensive evaluation of peer-reviewed literature and competitors patent monitoring.
  • Evaluation and characterization of novel raw materials (functionalities and properties) in formulation of fat-soluble and water-soluble active ingredients.
  • Building up and maintaining network with internal and external expert centers, institutes, and universities.
  • Further development of existing and implementation of new formulation technologies.
  • Support launch of new product forms and implementation of technology at production site by providing appropriate technical data.

The Ideal

  • Degree in chemical engineering, food technology, pharmaceutical technology, soft material science or similar, ideally with a PhD in a related area.
  • Expertise in working with emulsification processes, and drying equipment is ideal.
  • Hands on experience on nanoemulsification techniques and characterisation of nanoemulsions with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Experience in evaluating drug delivery systems using biological models.
  • Sound experience in bioavailability assessment of active ingredients and formulated products.
  • Experience in formulation and analytical characterization of product forms containing vitamins or other active ingredients (food / feed / pharma) and hydrocolloids (e.g. starch, protein, gums) is ideal.
  • Experience in material physical-chemical and morphological characterization techniques is ideal.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Strong team player with good communication skills
  • Highly motivated, independent, open-minded, solution oriented, with ability to operate in a multinational environment.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. German, French and any other languages are an asset.

The Reward

Working for DSM provides the opportunity to contribute to improving people’s lives and to solving the tasks of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply online by sending us your CV, motivation letter and certificates via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers), please click on the menu “vacancies” and enter the job ID. For additional questions, please contact Nicole Zeh (nicole.zeh@dsm.com).

Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.


DSM Nutritional Products AG
Frau Nicole Zeh
Associate Recruiter
Wurmisweg 576
4303 Kaiseraugst

Website http://www.dsmnutritionalproducts.com

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