Senior Research Scientist, FEED APPLICATIONS, Kuala Lumpur

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.

Senior Research Scientist, FEED APPLICATIONS, Kuala Lumpur
The R&D Feed Applications Scientific Support department is responsible for supporting sales of existing enzyme solutions for the feed industry with solid scientific documentation. Our expertise areas include enzyme mechanistic understanding, characteristics of different feed enzymes and their practical application, establishment of down scaled lab assays, and analytical methods relevant for the final use. We strive to be strongly focused on global as well as regional needs and work in close collaboration with our customers.

We offer a challenging job as Regional Research Scientist in a highly demanding, informal and enthusiastic working environment. As a regional member of the Feed Applications Scientific Support Department, you will deliver highly professional technical/scientific support on existing products in close collaboration with our Alliance partner in feed enzymes. You will work closely with your colleagues in the global organization to ensure efficient knowledge sharing between new product development and scientific support and across regions and translate research results into effective customer communication (presentations and articles). A central part of the job is to present technical information at meetings and conferences, train technical marketing and sales representatives and deliver technical documentation for and join customer visits.

The position is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and business travelling in Asia Pacific, as well as globally, must be anticipated (30-40% of time).

In this position you need to have:
  • An MSc or PhD in natural sciences with a sound understanding of enzyme bio-chemistry
  • 3-5 years practical experience from industrial application of enzyme technology with plant based material, e.g. the feed industry or the bio-energy area
  • The ability to synthesize scientific insights and disseminate complex material in a non-complex manner to customers and other stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and communication skills, and the ability to bridge across different cultures
  • A responsible, analytical, curious personality, with good English skills (written and oral)
  • A flexible and customer centric mindset
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s unfold your potential together.

About Novozymes
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.

Please send your application and CV in English by e-mail to
Ref: 4528BR
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia
Job Area: Research and Development