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Field Scientist – Technical Service Biofuels, North America Print

Company: Novozymes North America, Inc.

Date Posted: Sep 14, 2018

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers 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.

Field Scientist – Technical Service Biofuels, North America
The US ethanol industry is an exciting and dynamic place to work and we are looking for motivated individuals to implement our market-leading products and services.

We are looking for an experienced and personable candidate to join our Biofuels Technical Service team. In this role, you will work with our customers at ethanol plants across the US to learn their processes, understand their challenges, and deliver products and services from Novozymes’ wide portfolio. This will require strong collaboration both with the ethanol producers and the Novozymes Biofuels team.

To be successful in this role, you should be a strong logical thinker with the ability to solve complex technical problems and communicate in an understandable and convincing manner. In addition, you should have a business understanding of how the science will impact economic factors for Novozymes and our customers. In this dynamic and evolving industry, you will need to be able to adapt to exciting and ever-changing information and technology.

This position will ideally be based out of a home office in Illinois or Indiana in order to best serve our customers in the eastern US corn belt.
  Applicants with strong work experience and willing to take on additional travel, may have the option to work out of home office locations in other states in the Midwest, or our North American headquarters in Franklinton, NC.

In this position you need to have:
•Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in the Ethanol industry or Agricultural industry.
•Minimum of a BS degree in a scientific field such as Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry.
•Solid science background, including engineering, data analysis and fermentation.
•An ideal candidate will have both process experience in the ethanol or corn milling industry and experience working in a technical service or technical sales role.
•Ability to travel approximately 50%.  Candidates outside of the desired location should expect more travel.
•The job level can potentially be adjusted to accommodate applicants with significantly more experience

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 customers, 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 yields, 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.

Novozymes is committed 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.

Application deadline: Friday, October 12th

Application Instructions

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Job Details
Location Home office in Illinois or Indiana preferred
Closing Date Oct 12, 2018