The Senior Scientist is a member of the Global Nutrition Science team, providing science expertise to help bring global innovations in pediatric nutrition to market, and advising on nutrition science matters with the potential to impact the company.
Provide nutrition science guidance and support regarding the safety, nutritional suitability, efficacy, and equivalence of new ingredients and formulas, to facilitate development and implementation of nutrition innovation projects for infants and children
Provide scientific leadership and technical input on claims development, substantiation and review, and on nutrition positions and policies. Develop and implement principles to determine impact of ingredient equivalence assessments on messaging
Monitor and evaluate nutrition science landscape, ingredient, technology and intellectual properly opportunities
Determine science -based nutrition profiles for new and improved products
Identify. lead and/or contribute to nutrition research that addresses business needs
Effectively communicate across technical and non-technical audiences internally & externally
Network broadly and collaborate with internal & external technical community to assure access to current and innovative technologies and scientific advances, and to maintain credibility with the external scientific and regulatory communities
PH. D in nutrition or related discipline with excellent general knowledge of nutrition
2+ years of relevant experience preferred
Experience in pediatric nutrition preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships and networks with culturally and technically diverse groups
Ability to function as a nutrition science representative in cross-functional team, prioritize responsibilities, and deliver a full range of results under tight time constraints
Capable of identifying and driving the application of nutrition science to generate positive business results
Excellent writing, reporting and presenting skills
Ability to effectively communicate science/ technological concepts to technical and non-technical audience at multiple levels through a variety of formats to enable sound business decisions
Strong competence with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point).
Willingness to travel, including internationally.
Internal Number: 3496
About RB/Mead Johnson Nutrition
RB is more than a company. It’s a growing community of 40,000+ diverse, talented entrepreneurs – all driven to make the world a happier, healthier place. Drawing on each other’s skills and working together, we help make people feel better. Through research and development, we make better products that empower everyone to take their health into their own hands and homes.