Application Technologist

Job description

Are you the animal nutrition or veterinary science professional who wants to lower the paw-print of pets around the world? Then you might be our new Pet Food Application Technologist!

The job

In this role you will be the key link between the product and the customer. This will be a new role within Protix that is now been executed by the Director Product Development. You will provide application support to our clients. To do so you will work with the Sales and Product Development teams to make sure that we stay on top of the game in regards to the innovation and trends in the Pet food market. When the current situation (around Covid) will permit it, you will be traveling to conferences, events and external parties for co-operations.

Do you recognize yourself?

You are passionate about pets and pet food. With your contagious enthusiasm you connect really easy with our clients. You have a broad knowledge of animal nutrition or veterinary science (preferably in the pet nutrition business) and you are ready to help strengthen the foundation of a new and sustainable industry.

Requirements

About you

  • M.Sc. (or higher) in Animal Nutrition or Veterinary Sciences or similar
  • 1 to 5 years of experience in pet food ingredients or pet food companies
  • Preferably German speaking (along with fluency in English).

Skills & competences

  • You have a good understanding of protein and lipid chemistry, and their applications;
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, are solution focussed and eager to learn;
  • You know the dynamics of pet food industry;
  • You get energized from presenting ideas to clients and colleagues.

What can you expect from us?

  • The possibility to contribute to the mission of Protix: "Bringing the food system back in balance with nature"
  • An entrepreneurial environment in which technology and biology go hand in hand
  • Challenging environment where continuously learning is most important
  • A piece of the of the "Protix pie" in shares
  • 26 vacation days and all other standard benefits

Our story

We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry. Protix is a rapidly growing company and leading this “ento-revolution” as the frontrunner in the industry. Protix cares about mother nature and stimulates the world to bring the food system back in balance with nature. Therefore, we produce a variety of products: sustainable insect proteins and fats for use as natural and sustainable ingredients in animal nutrition and a special organic fertilizer for use in professional and consumer markets.