Research Coordinator, Swine

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  • Job ID 40535
  • Experience 5+ years

Job Description

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.


The Research Coordinator, Swine is an integral part of our Research and Development team based out of our US – Mendon, IL site.


Position Details

The Research Coordinator – Swine plays a critical role in managing and overseeing various aspects of swine research projects at the Phibro Innovation Center.  This position coordinates the planning and execution of swine research protocols at the research unit.  This role involves hands-on work with animals and data management and will collaborate with scientists, laboratory technicians and animal technicians involved in various aspects of scientific research.

Key Responsibilities

Research trial planning and execution 

  • Coordinate all activities, including but not limited to resources, facilities, timelines and budgets, related to the preparation & execution of scientific protocols.

Data collection and management 

  • Maintain accurate & detailed records of all research activities, including protocols, regulatory documents & research data.
  • Oversee & design data collection tools, train personnel & ensure data quality & integrity.

Animal care and husbandry 

  • Provide daily care and husbandry for laboratory animals, including feeding, watering, cleaning & monitoring animal health.
  • Administer treatments as directed by research protocols or veterinarians.
  • Monitor animals during experiments, recording observations and reporting any abnormalities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

Attentive Listening
Communicating Effectively
Critical Thinking
Composing and Writing Text
Delivering High Quality Work
Demonstrating Initiative
Detailed Oriented
Developing Plans
Displaying Technical Expertise
Driving Projects to Completion
Following Policies and Procedures
Managing Time
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Problem Solving
Testing and Troubleshooting
Using Computers and Technology
Using Math
Working Safely
Establishing Relationships


Advanced skills using Microsoft office programs with emphasis on Excel.
Ability to perform statistical analysis on systems and projects.
Ability to conduct research using available resources.
Ability to maintain the highest standards of integrity and confidentiality.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated resourcefulness and initiative
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Extremely high level of attention to detail and high standard of quality.
Ability to work independently.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (animal science, biology, veterinary, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience in farm and animal health management, preferably in a research or commercial setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of animal husbandry, animal health, and implementing good laboratory practices.
  • Proficiency in data collection and reporting using relevant software/tools.

Physical Requirements

Operations of laboratory equipment
Good hand/eye coordination
Required to bend frequently
Required to sit frequently
Required to stand frequently
Required to talk or hear constantly
Required to use hands constantly
Required to walk frequently
Specific vision abilities include ability to adjust focus
Specific vision abilities include close vision
Specific vision abilities include distance vision
Specific vision abilities include depth perception
Specific vision abilities include perpheral vision


Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Research and Development 
Location: US – Mendon, IL 
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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