Ruminant Nutritionist

Education level Animal Nutrition/Animal Science degree
Company Trouw Nutrition GB
Country United Kingdom
Location Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Closing date 18.04.2019

Nutreco is a global leader in Animal Nutrition and Aquaculture, employing more than 11,000 people in 35 countries. With a proven track record of success, Trouw Nutrition GB , is a Nutreco company in the UK, manufacturing a wide range of animal nutrition products with a turnover of c£100million.

 

We are looking for a Ruminant Nutritionist to provide office based nutritional support and innovation together with project development to enable the team to deliver a high level of technical service.

 

The successful applicant will be results focused with good technical skills, a motivated self-starter with drive, ambition and the ability to work within a small focused and committed team. You will enjoy learning and interpreting research and data for practical implementation.

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support and product advice on broad range of ruminant topics, both to external customers and internal colleagues
  • Specialise in key nutritional areas e.g. grassland managment, sheep, beef, mineral nutrition
  • Link with Trouw NutritionR&D to progress global technical innovation
  • Involvement in the development of local technical innovation and solutions to benefit the future of the GB market
  • Support internal procedures such as trials, laboratory data review, formulation package management, campaign development and nutritionaltraining packages
  • Keep up to date with nutritional/legislative literature and requirements

 

Applicant Profile

  • Animal Nutrition/Animal Science degree
  • Good level of ruminant understanding
  • Experience of similar role is preferable but not essential
  • Good understanding of data review and interpretation
  • Able to demonstrate a strong academic/scientific approach to work
  • Well developed communication skills both oral and written
  • Competent computer skills
  • Organised and methodical
  • Practical and solution based
  • Self motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Able to work flexibly within a small team

 


To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to Hayley Rowlinson, HR Administrator, Trouw Nutrition GB, Blenheim House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1HA, hayley.rowlinson@trouwnutrition.com

 

Closing Date for applications: 18th April 2019