Cargill Trial Leader in Elk River, Minnesota
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
The trial leader is accountable to contribute to the delivery of innovation research and projects through supporting researchers with trial execution, protocols and reports. Measures for success will include R&D excellence criteria (timeline respect in trial deliverables; protocols, coordination, line of site to innovation unit, and reports. This position will include a weekend rotation.
Protocol Execution: 50%
Support researcher with design, organizing and executing the experimental protocol linked to a project.
Support the researcher in literature research
Coordinate execution of trial with species unit, lab, feed processing, protocol coordinator and STATs team
Formulation of diets
Entering ingredients into Feed Mill Manager (FMM)
Lead pretrial meetings
Data Review: 25%
Write amendments to protocol as needed.
Review of data
Assist in trouble shooting trial deviations and recommendations for improvement
Initiation of trial report
Data Collection: 20%
- Assist in unit as needed
- Safety: Assure all protocols adhere to CAN safety program and all policies and procedures are followed.
Degree in animal science and/or nutrition and/or related science
Experience in running research trials
Proficient in computer work excel,, outlook, word and power point
Compelling and authentic communications skills (written and oral)
High level of trust and communication with supporting teams
Ability to prioritize, multitask, adapt
Leadership skills (lead projects)
Demonstrate willingness to learn from others
Demonstrate disciplined timeline respect and structured approach to execute trials
Agile and team player
Formulation training or experience
Multi species experience in research trials
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Research and Development
Primary Location US-MN-Elk River
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: ELK00222