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Manager, Scientific Affairs

Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

General Summary: Provide scientific leadership to GPN on nutrition and exercise science, and collaborate on teams that will include, but are not limited to, nutrition, legal, regulatory, quality, product development, innovation, marketing and sales.


Essential Functions:

  • Review, interpret, summarize, and provide guidance & recommendations on technical matters including independent research studies and supplier data.
  • Support current and new initiatives that will include science guidance on the development of new products and claims.
  • Design and execute research studies with GPN products
  • Write and edit articles, press releases, white papers, and other technical pieces for industry publications and company sales & marketing materials.
  • Keep abreast of emerging science and policies in the nutrition environment and identify nutrition-related business opportunities globally.
  • Develop and deliver product-specific messaging for targeted customer audiences and nutrition focused organizations.
  • Develop and provide nutrition education and training for internal audiences.
  • Assist counsel in researching/responding to legal matters, as needed.
  • Effectively communicate across technical and non-technical audiences internally and externally.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Will have strong interpersonal and presentation skills, ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, and have the ability to manage several project simultaneously
  • Excellent problem solving, written and organizational skills with the ability to manage complex scientific information
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and MS Office programs



  • A Masters (5-7 years of experience) or PhD (0-3 years of experience) in Nutrition or a related field is required.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago