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The Hartz Mountain Corporation

Entomologist

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:$65,000.00
Location:US-NJ-Carlstadt Job Reference:2018-03
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Job Description:

At Hartz we aim to strengthen the bond between pets and their families by providing innovative, trustworthy, and affordable products; along with the knowledge and support to care for pets. If you are passionate about Research & Development and pets, please apply to join The Hartz Mountain Corporation in our mission to become the leading pet care company by playing a major role to create a world where every pet leads a healthy, happy, and long life in a loving home. Hartz has been in business for 90+ years, and the Entomologist position is based in Carlstadt, NJ.

Position Profile:

The Entomologist is responsible for supervised biological in-vitro testing in the laboratory for new and improved Animal Health pet products. A focus will be accuracy in data collection and report writing. Product forms to be tested will be sprays, topical drops, powders, collars, and shampoos.

Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is for the testing of dog and cat flea and tick control projects

  • In-house flea and tick mortality and repellency testing and in-house flea IGR testing

  • Participation in department meetings to convey testing status and timing

  • Meeting timelines for testing of product formulas

  • Ensuring testing format and techniques are precise and repeatable

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in laboratory work to evaluate finished products

  • Excellent organizational skills in keeping lab notebooks and writing technical reports

  • Excellent communication skills to convey test results to product development chemists

  • Strong computer competency with emphasis on MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • A strong understanding of entomology

  • Adept at working with insects (fleas, ticks, and mosquitos)

  • Proper handling of pesticide products

  • Familiarity with Good Laboratory Practices

  • Works independently with moderate guidance by manager

Professional Experience and Education

A Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Chemistry. A Master's Degree in Entomology is a plus.

HARTZ

Quality Products for pets since 1926

EOE/AA/ M/F/Disabled/Veteran Status





Contact Information
The Hartz Mountain Corporation
Name: Becky Parcell


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