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Aqua Nutrition Senior Scientist

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Job ID 284705 Date posted 04/10/2024 Location : Puerto Montt, Chile | Calbuco, Chile | Coronel, Chile | Santiago de Chile, Chile Category  RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Aqua Nutrition Senior Scientist  will apply innovative technology, solutions and new raw materials to help drive the development of new products and improved processes aligned with business objectives. In this role, you will support the team and advanced analytical knowledge to generate and analyze complex and critical data specifically focused on the nutritional aspects of aquaculture.



Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, handle and execute research plans for the aqua nutrition area and targets aligned with the business objectives.
  • Troubleshoot nutritional formulations, nutritional designs and pipeline new product development.
  • Present ongoing work and findings to external audiences at conferences including the summaries and the nature and methodology of the research.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master in a field related to Aquaculture or Animal Nutrition
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors and managers.
  • Confirmed working knowledge of scientific research principles, concepts, practices and standards.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Aqua Nutrition
  • Trial design experience
  • Experience with shrimp nutrition
  • Experience with salmon nutrition
  • Formulate Knowledge

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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