Scientist/Chemist/R&D/Vet- Business & Scientific Assessment Manager

Location: Lancaster, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 8/11/2017
Job ID: 02511367
Job Description

***Must have a Science background, this is not a business development role***

Job Description

Reports directly to Vice President of Research & Development for investigation of ingredients and product sourcing. Provide scientific assessment of new or existing active ingredients. Investigate formulations and assist formulators with ingredient sources and dosing.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of new products for the Veterinary Division, including rationale, project timeline, and budget.

  • Assist and support V/P R&D in development of product improvements, and related scientific, marketing and promotional materials.

  • Provide recommendations and rationale for product improvements and new product ideas.

  • Provide input and recommendations for business development proposals.

  • Prepare scientific abstracts and manuscripts for publication, including assisting in selection of relevant scientific journals.

  • Monitor new developments and current status of veterinary dietary supplements, and pharmaceutical clinical research projects, studies and trends.

  • Will work with Veterinary Technical Services clinical study projects.

  • Perform other assigned duties as may be required in meeting company objectives

  • Communicate effectively with other departments within the organization and function within a team environment.

Education & Experience

Veterinary Medicine degree with 3 to 6 years of industry experience preferred. Basic knowledge of scientific principles and practices is required. Must possess excellent writing, interpersonal, communication, and organization skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams. Must be competent in computer usage, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and/or databases. Knowledge of MS Project is also required.