Outcomes Research Manager

Carthage Innovative Swine Solutions - Carthage, IL

Full-time

OUTCOMES RESEARCH MANAGER

Carthage Innovative Swine Solutions, LLC

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Outcomes Research Manager is directly responsible for managing cutting-edge research with outside companies, conducting data analysis, and verifying that research trials are conducted at farms and ensure that the projects are following company standard operating procedures and trial protocols.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and conduct studies that focus on novel ideas, science and products
  • Actively seek out funding
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the contract companies before, during and after projects have started
  • Oversee facility SOP
  • Work closely with the Director of Swine Research
  • Oversee research staff
  • Conduct data analysis and report writing
  • Ensure equipment and supplies are available
  • Ensure that projects meet Animal Care requirements
  • Participation in meetings with potential sponsors and advisory boards in a professional manner
  • Manage alarms or emergencies as they occur
  • Work to continually improve processes and efficiencies, as well as, the company business plan and personal work goals
  • Communicate with Project Manager so that projects are conducted according to protocol
  • Attend and lead discussions during research meetings
  • Assist any visiting interns in learning aspects of swine production and running any trials
  • Perform any work necessary for data collection (weighing, treatment assignment, feed collections, etc)
  • Adheres to the company’s confidentiality protocol
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by managemen

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Skills required for this position include:

  • Computer knowledge for basic programs
  • Detail oriented
  • Verbal and written communication
  • People and leadership skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Knowledge of pig production
  • Knowledge of trial setup

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree OR
  • A Bachelor degree in Animal Science AND
  • 2-3 years experience in the Animal Science field

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to perform in highly interruptive conditions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under frequent time pressures
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to stand on concrete for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs repetitively
  • Ability to push, pull, carry items on regular basis

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Animal Science: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)