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Company: Novozymes NA, Inc.

Date Posted: May 30, 2017

Pioneer a brighter future

At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our costumers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Agriculture & Bioenergy, you will work across the agricultural value chain to provide biological solutions that help feed and fuel a growing world.

Scientist / Senior Scientist (Field-based) - Technical Service Bioenergy, North America

The US-based ethanol industry is an exciting and dynamic place to work and we are looking for motivated individuals with experience in this industry to implement our market-leading product innovations.

In this role, you will work with an assigned group of ethanol plants to learn their processes and understand their challenges and then develop and deliver products and services from our wide portfolio that address their needs. This will required a strong collaboration both with the ethanol producers as well with the Novozymes Bioenergy team.

To be successful in this role, you should be a strong logical thinker with the ability and drive to solve complex technical problems. In addition, you should have a business understanding of how the science will impact economic factors for Novozymes and our costumers. In this dynamic and envolving industry, you will need to cope with ambiguity and quickly adapt to shift course based on new information.


This position will be based in Aimes, IA. Individuals with a strong work experience will also have the option out of a home office from a Midwest location convenient to our costumers in the ethanol industry.

Application Instructions

In this position you need to:

- Minimum of 4 years` relevant experience, preferably in the US Ethanol industry

- Minimum of a BSc in Chemical Engeneering, Microbiology, Biochemistry os other related scientific disciplines

- Solid science background, including process engeneering, statistical analysis and fermentation

- Ability to travel approximately 50%


Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let`s realize your potential together.


Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with costumers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet`s resources and helping build better lives. As the world`s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yelds, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.


Application deadline: Jul 30th, 2017.


Novozymes is commited to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Job Details
Location Ames, IA.
Closing Date Jul 29, 2017