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Sr. Scientist, Nutrition Science

Long Description

The Senior Scientist is a member of the Global Nutrition Science team, providing nutrition 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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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 property opportunities.
  • Determine science-based nutrition profiles for new and improved products.
  • Effectively collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Identify, lead and/or contribute to nutrition research that addresses business needs.
  • Effectively communicate across technical and non-technical audiences internally & externally.
  • Network broadly & 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.
Long Description


  • 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 evaluate & translate complex technical information to identify opportunities for new/reformulated products, and/or more compelling messaging for existing products.
  • Ability to function as a nutrition science representative in cross-functional teams, 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 audiences at multiple levels through a variety of formats to enable sound business decisions.
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Willingness to travel, including internationally.
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Want to see your scientific expertise go further? As Senior Scientist, Global Nutrition Science, at RB, you’ll have the freedom to develop healthcare products that impact millions of lives. Worldwide. 


Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


A key part of our healthcare business, you’ll be responsible for supporting our medical science activities. With a broad remit, you’ll guide our research, product development and medical strategy. You’ll ensure high-quality medical and clinical documentation. You’ll investigate product claims. Ultimately, by building our reputation within healthcare and supporting our marketing activities you’ll help ensure our future growth.


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve a background in medical or scientific writing. You’ve close attention to detail which ensures excellent written communications. You’re able to develop research strategies. You’re systematic and thorough when it comes to reviewing available published data. You’re a team player who understands what drives the business. And because you’re an expert in your field, you’re able to influence colleagues from different areas.


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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