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Director of Nutrition Science

  • Posted: 11 Sep 2021
  • Research & Innovation
  • Broomfield
  • United States

About the job

About the Job:

We are currently looking to hire a Director of Nutrition Science based in Louisville, CO! 


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and championing the Nutrition Science function across Danone North America businesses
  • Setting the nutrition science strategy for new product innovation including scoping emerging science and translating into business/product opportunities and influencing key business leaders to incorporated nutrition goals into their business strategies
  • Leading a team of scientists to deliver the Nutrition Science Strategy
  • Identifying and supporting new open innovation opportunities in nutrition science for North America
  • Designing and overseeing key clinical trials to support innovation pipelines


The base compensation range for this position is $122-183K (commensurate with experience). Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.


About you

About You:

  • You will have a PhD Nutrition, or related field
  • You will have minimum 10+ years of experience in Nutrition within a CPG or pharmaceutical company
  • You will have significant experience in identifying business opportunities from emerging science and translating into successful business opportunities
  • You will have a minimum 5+ years managing scientists with 2+ years leading a nutrition function within a company
  • Experience in infant and/or medical nutrition a plus
  • Registered Dietitian or equivalent is preferred.

You will have experience in clinical research design and management of clinical trials

About us

About Us:

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.


Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf