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Job ID:  47282
Date:  Sep 14, 2021
Job function:  Marketing & Sales
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Global Pet Nutrition and Applications Director - US Home Office

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 


More information can be found at www.dsm.com



At DSM, we are working to create brighter lives for all.  A future that is rooted in our passion for science, finding smart solutions to solve society's greatest challenges.  A future which inspires us to step up, challenge conventions and progress together.


At DSM Nutritional Products, we make bold progress and create stunning science.  You are invited:  Bring your passion.  Build the future.


We are #hiring for:

Global Pet Nutrition and Applications Director

Location: US Home based office in the Midwest or East coast region


Come support growth of DSM’s global pet nutrition business by increasing sales revenues, volumes, and profitability and showcase the scientific power of DSM Animal Nutrition & Health.  You’ll report directly to Senior Director Key Accounts Pet Global.


You’ll be responsible to:

  • Provide nutritional and technical support internally and externally in the area of companion animal nutrition in line with strategic business development plans
  • Take an active role and engagement in product forms development and applications within companion animal nutrition
  • Provide technical support for customer development and growth, support innovation development, and take a leading role in research and product application studies.
  • Interface with Pet Segment sales and marketing teams in support of pet nutrition product development, regulatory review, and development of marketing materials
  • Contribute to the global pet food business strategy as a core member of the strategic development team
  • Represent DSM at trade shows and industry events


Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance. 


At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.


What we look for in you

We want a strong technical expert who is looking for a challenge and eager support business growth.  If you can support development of the business at above market growth rates by engaging opportunities in the areas of specialty ingredients, product form and application support, you’re a match for this role.   Help us delight our customers by building awareness of our innovative portfolio and creating value.


If you are an agile leader who works well collaboratively with diverse functions and team members, you are welcome here. If you’re passionate about customers and getting the best out of people, we need you here – we want you here.  Would it motivate you to be part of an organization that makes brighter lives for all?  This is YOUR opportunity!


What we like to see in your experience:

  • Minimum of five years of pet food industry experience; ten years preferred
  • Minimum 5 years project management experience with pet specialty ingredients or pet food product development
  • Application knowledge of specialty ingredients in pet food and treats manufacturing
  • General knowledge of animal nutrition, animal science, food product development, pet food production technology, ingredient application in pet foods, and consumer insights.
  • Experience working directly with customers and decision makers in the industry
  • Strong understanding of pet food ingredients and related global regulatory dynamics
  • Phd in Animal Nutrition


Access to a hub airport to facilitate international travel is required.


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers)


Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is requiredIn the Recruitment process, we will use the Occupational Personality Questionnaire to provide insight on your learning adaptability, preferred operating style and motivation for this commercial position.


About DSM Nutritional Products ANH - Bright science. Brighter living.

A pioneer from the earliest days of feed additives, DSM is one of the world’s leading suppliers of vitamins, carotenoids, eubiotics and feed enzymes to the global feed industry. We are successful in this sector because we provide our customers, such as feedmills, integrators and farmers, with products and solutions that help them succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global market, enhancing both profits and environmental sustainability.


Our understanding of customers’ needs allows us to innovate constantly, providing new opportunities for the feed industry worldwide. Our products improve animal health, well-being and performance, while also protecting the environment.  We are committed to providing nutritional solutions for the production of quality food, while ensuring the health and welfare of the animals that produce it.




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DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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