GAIN Nutritionist – Portlaoise Feed Mill

A new vacancy has arisen within Glanbia Agribusiness for the position of GAIN Nutritionist. Based in Portlaoise and reporting to the Feed Purchasing Manager, the primary responsibilities of this role will be:
Key areas of responsibility will include:
• Formulate the feed to meet the specifications in line with Equine, Ruminant, Pig and Pet sales and customer needs.
• Ensure compliance with labeling requirements and legal parameters set by EU and export markets regulatory bodies.
• Utilise feed raw materials as is necessary
• Implement and manage a testing regime to optimize formation safety and animal performance
• Conduct vendor audits in conjunction with quality function
• Source innovative feed technologies to support sales growth from product development
• Maintain expertise in nutritional trends and keep up to date with regulatory changes
Ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
• Hons Science Degree is a minimum requirement, preferably in the fields of Animal Nutrition or Agricultural Science
• Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
• A good working knowledge of IT systems including MS Office.
• Experience of working in the agricultural or animal nutrition industries is essential
• Working knowledge of EU legislation governing feed materials and feed additives in animal nutrition.
• Experience of using formulation software packages for animal nutrition
If you are interested in the above position and believe you have the experience required to fulfill the role, please apply before the 20th January through

Updated: 2nd February 2018 — 1:32 pm