Ruminant Technical Manager

Contract types Permanent
Education level Animal Nutrition/Animal Science Degree
Company Trouw Nutrition GB
Country United Kingdom
Location Ashbourne, Derbysire
Closing date 24.11.2019

Nutreco is a successful independent group with leading positions in the international livestock related agricultural markets and aquaculture, employing more than 13,000 people in 22 countries. Trouw Nutrition GB is a Nutreco company in the UK, manufacturing mineral and vitamin premixes for animal nutrition.


We are looking for a Ruminant Technical Manager to be responsible for setting the direction and leading the delivery of technical service, product and innovations to the GB ruminant market.


The successful applicant will be a well developed ruminant specialist, results focussed with good technical skills, a motivated self-starter with drive, ambition and the ability to lead a small, committed team.


Principal Responsibilities 

  • Provide the Ruminant business input to the overall business strategy
  • Manage the development of the Ruminant team to ensure the highest standards of support for customers
  • Working closely with the Ruminant Technical Development Manager, develop the Technical support strategy for the species
  • Provide technical support and assist the development of key customers
  • Bring to market ruminant technical innovation and developments to benefit the future of the GB ruminant market
  • Input to and application of Global R&D
  • Application of appropriate new technologies
  • Drive the development of the Companies’ branded product portfolio

Applicant Profile 

  • Formal qualification in Animal Nutrition/Animal Science
  • Well Developed ruminant nutritional background
  • On farm experience an advantage but not essential
  • Commercial experience and good understanding of B2B
  • Experience of leading a small team
  • Well developed communication skills both oral and written
  • Organised and methodical
  • Practical and solution based
  • Self motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Competent computer skills and the ability to manage a formulation model and library


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,