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Careers at Waltham

Dog and Cat Unit Specialist - coming soon!

Are you interested in a career in research? Would you enjoy a hands-on role working with cats and/or dogs?

We're currently recruiting for pet specialists to join our cat and dog team. This role is critical to the day to day delivery of the research studies and to ensure a high standard of care for the pets on site.

If you're passionate about animals and looking for your next move then please come back soon to find out more.

Multiple roles available

  • Deliver research tasks (collecting data/biological samples e.g. faeces)
     
  • Identify and propose improvements
     
  • Care for our dogs/cats through husbandry and training
     
  • Work weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern

Laboratory Scientist - Biosciences (contractor) - 12 month assignment

Do you have experience in carrying out cell culture, cell based assays, immunoassays, microbiology techniques, DNA extraction or PCR? There's an exciting opportunity to join the Laboratory team at Waltham as a Bioscience Laboratory scientist.

You will be responsible for and carry out a variety of experimental techniques and methodologies, with a high degree of competence and technical skill, to meet the needs of research projects.

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  • Perform a variety of  laboratory methodologies & processes.
  • Provide input during project discussions 
  • With  guidance,  support the validation of new methodologies and  refinement and troubleshooting of relevant methodologies
  • Carry out maintenance of key laboratory equipment
  • Provide training and support to other laboratory scientists on routine methodologies and  ways of working.
  • Communication of research data via written communication or presentation.

 

Veterinary Nurse Specialist

Are you a veterinary nurse with experience in general practice? Looking for something slightly different?

We have an amazing opportunity for nurses that want to join us in delivering on our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. We offer a stable work pattern, with no night or on call work, and with direct day to day contact with our pets, so you can keep your clinical skills up to date.

In this role, you will deliver and support the provision of veterinary care to our pet population. This underpins the effective and efficient delivery of the research programme at Waltham Petcare Science Institute

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Multiple roles available

  • Deliver routine and non-routine veterinary care for one or more animal unit.
  • Triaging veterinary and animal health related queries.
  • Routine delivery of veterinary related tasks on the animal units. For example weighing of animals and adjusting dietary requirements and delivering preventative treatments such as vaccinations and worming.
  • Collection of health and research data from our dogs and cats (e.g. bodyweights, oral health assessments)
  • Perform animal health checks.
  • Identify and act upon continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Support cat/dog breeding programmes.
  • Delivering veterinary treatments and responding to veterinary queries during core hours at weekends.

Laboratory Scientist - Chemistry

Are you experienced in Mass Spectrometry and looking for a new role utilising your skills? We have an exciting opportunity to work at Waltham in our laboratory team.

As a chemistry laboratory scientist you will be responsible for, and carry out, a variety of experimental techniques and methodologies to meet the needs of research projects. The data you will produce will contribute to our understanding of the needs and health of pets. We use this knowledge to support development of innovative products and services, advancing science to deliver our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

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  • Apply knowledge and expertise to multiple research projects
  • Perform a variety of laboratory methodologies and processes
  • Input during project discussions 
  • Support with the validation of new methodologies and contribute to the development, refinement and troubleshooting of others.
  • Carry out maintenance of laboratory equipment 
  • Source and order consumables required for projects
  • Provide training and support to other laboratory scientists
  • Communicate research via written communication or presentation.
  • Maintain an electronic laboratory notebook of  experimental work performed
  • Work to drive efficiency and optimal ways of working
  • Contribute to written reports and input into scientific publications
  • Carry out work within the laboratory in accordance with Quality and HS&E requirements.

HR Business Partner

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to work at Waltham through working as part of the global petcare HR team

The primary purpose of this role is to partner with the Waltham Science leaders to develop and embed evolving Science capabilities and new ways of working to allow us to work towards our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 
The job holder will lead the strategic HR agenda as part of a cross Functional Science leadership Team. Additionally, as part of the global Petcare HR team, they will have the opportunity to lead initiatives for the wider Petcare business focused on attracting and retaining other new capabilities and talent pools. 

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Open to full and part time applicants.

  • Organizational development and bringing the talent strategy to life
  • Leading signature Mars programs in alignment with the Mars Five Principles.
  • Accelerating evolving capabilities in areas such as data and microbiomes and embedding new behaviours to be partnership driven to meet the changing needs of Petcare and the evolving external Science and healthcare science agendas
  • Partnering the Waltham leaders to continue to evolve the organization, attract and develop new talent and build succession to support these capabilities
  • Elevating the Science talent agenda across Petcare 
  • Embedding a strong I&D agenda 
  • Other focus areas will include talent pool initiatives e.g.  career development and internships for new capabilities.

Senior Statistician (2 year contractor assignment position)

Do you want to design efficient scientific experiments? Are you excited to be challenged by a variety of projects with complex data sets? 

We are looking to recruit a Senior Statistician to join our Data Analytics team.

As one of senior statisticians you will help shape research projects that drive innovation alongside other stakeholders as well as report on progress, results, experimental design and statistical analysis.

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  • Design - deliver study designs with efficient use of resources and high ethical standards.
  • Interrogate - analyse experimental data to generate thorough reports critical for scientific publications, patents, and contribute to insights and product innovation.
  • Review - Peer-review scientific work and communications from stakeholders across our Petcare ecosystem
  • Grow - Train and educate the research teams on statistical methodologies
  • Advocate – share the purpose of data-driven research

Dog and Cat Unit Specialist (Contractor)

Are you interested in a career in research? Would you enjoy a hands-on role working with cats and/or dogs?

We're currently recruiting for pet specialists to join our cat and dog team. This role is critical to the day to day delivery of the research studies and to ensure a high standard of care for the pets on site.

If you're passionate about animals and looking for your next move then find out more and apply here.

  • Deliver research tasks (collecting data/biological samples e.g. faeces)
     
  • Identify and propose improvements
     
  • Care for our dogs/cats through husbandry and training
     
  • Work weekends and bank holidays on a rota pattern

Animal Trainer (Cat / Dog)

Does your dream job involve training cats and/or dogs? If yes then we have the perfect role for you!

We're currently recruiting individuals to join our animal trainer team. This role is essential to ensure that the pet population is fit for purpose to ensure the delivery of the WALTHAM™ research programme, and that Waltham continues to deliver the highest possible standards of animal training and enrichment. 

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  • Deliver trial related training to cats and dogs.
  • Perform non-regulated research procedures, e.g. urine collection.
  • Enable regulated research procedures, by holding pets or cueing pets for position 
  • Deliver life and core skill training to kittens and puppies.
  • Record data for measuring training progress 
  • Identify new behaviours of our pets that open research opportunities in line with the WALTHAM™ Caring Science Approach.
  • Drive your own development in the field of pet training.
  • Train pets with specific behaviour training needs

No role for you?

Why not meet some of our WALTHAM experts here or discover the wide range of roles across Mars and ask an associate a question here.

At Mars, the world we want tomorrow is inclusive and diverse. No matter the visible or invisible differences, we have long been committed to fostering an environment where everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. Read about our approach to I&D here.

Find out how our associates are living with purpose at home as well as at work here.

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