Researchers Skretting ARC

Skretting ARC is currently looking for three Researchers with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills. In the role as Researcher you will be a key player in the development of novel aquafeed products and processes for our fast growing manufacturing operations world-wide.
 
Researcher Protein Functionality
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Planning, coordination and execution of research studies related to protein functionality.
  • Test, evaluate and document novel concepts at our laboratory and pilot plant.
  • Communication of results and findings to our key stakeholders and assist in implementation.
 
Background and competencies: 
  • PhD in (Bio-)Process Technology, Food or Feed Technology, Biotechnology, Materials Science or equivalent.
  • In depth knowledge about functionality drivers in proteins and how to best utilise, modify and optimise these.
  • Proven track record in the development of new concepts and technologies related to protein functionality.
 
Researcher Feed Production Technology
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Planning, coordination and execution of research studies related to process and product development.
  • Test, evaluate and document novel concepts at our pilot plant or external facilities.
  • Communication of results and findings to our key stakeholders and assist in implementation.
 
Background and competencies: 
  • MSc in Process Technology, Food or Feed Manufacturing, Food Technology or equivalent.
  • Experience with main feed production operations such as extrusion, drying and (vacuum) coating.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new concepts and technologies related to (aqua)feed production.
 
For further information please contact contact Jan Jonkers, Manager Feed Production, e-mail: jan.jonkers@skretting.com
 
Researcher Shrimp or Fish Nutrition
 
Main tasks include:
  • Planning, coordination and execution of research studies related to shrimp and marine fish , larval nutrition
  • Management of collaborative projects with internal and external partners
  • Communication of results and findings to our key stakeholders and assist in implementation
  • Provide technical support relating to nutritional issues to our operating companies
 
Qualifications: 
  • PhD in fish or shrimp nutrition or related field or equivalent work experience 
  • Priority will be given to candidates with experience of larval nutrition
  • Competence in experimental design of animal trials and proficiency in statistics
  • Knowledge of shrimp feed formulation and/or aquatic animal physiology/biochemistry is preferable, but not a requirement
 
Personal skills:
  • Innovative mindset, including a hands-on and target oriented mentality
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • High proficiency in the English language
 
For further information please contact Matthew Owen,  Warm water species nutrition Manager, email: matthew.owen@skretting.com 
 
In these positions you will have the opportunity to:
  • Join a well-established team of Feed Manufacturing Researchers and Process Engineers or a team of fish and shrimp nutritionists
  • Work in a progressive and highly innovative environment.
  • Develop and implement new products, technologies and concepts.
  • Closely interact with our production locations worldwide as well as other parts of the organisation.
  • Work for a leading company in animal nutrition and aquafeed.
 
Our offer:
We offer a challenging position with ample possibilities for professional growth and competitive benefits. We also support and encourage extracurricular sport, health and cultural activities.
 
The working location is Stavanger, Norway. Stavanger is located in the beautiful south of Norway with easy international connectivity and high quality international schooling for children. The working language is English. 
Please attach your CV and cover letter describing your motivation to your application.
Application deadline: 15 October 2019

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