A major feed ingredient supplier is looking to recruit an animal nutritionist reporting to the Company’s technical Manager. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for an animal science graduate wanting to make a career in the animal feed and nutrition industry
Key aspects of the role include offering office based technical support to the company’s sales force and commercial team whilst providing innovative ideas and concepts on products and services. The successful applicant will also provide an administrative and technical role to support the company’s customers.
The successful person will have the opportunity to gain experience on all aspects of the business, and is a wonderful career opportunity for either an animal science or agricultural graduate. Full support will be given to ensure self development within this role.
The company would wish the appropriate applicants to have at least a minimum two years’ experience of the animal feed or pet food manufacturing industry allied to the indicated graduate qualification. 2017 Exceptional 2017 graduates with a nutrition background may apply.
Quality Control of the factory manufactured key ingredients
Provide technical telephone support to customers
Maintenance of the company’s HACCP and quality control procedures
Generate knowledge and awareness of the company’s GMP regulation (Good Manufacturing Practice)
Preparation of the company’s ingredient nutrition specifications
Keen Interest in Agriculture/Farming
Have a degree or equivalent qualification in either Animal science or agriculture
Be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
Competent I.T. skills including Microsoft Office (especially Excel, Word and Power Point) and needs G.C.S.E –Mathematics
Efficient and organised. Attention to detail is paramount
Knowledge of nutrition in companion animals, poultry and pigs plus livestock feeding experience would be advantageous
The salary will be commensurate to graduate qualifications and relevant experience.
West Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire borders. It will be important for the successful candidate to live within a reasonable commute of the company’s manufacturing factory office.