InTouch Ruminant Nutritionist

First launched in 2009, InTouch interprets data from almost 300,000 cows globally and is driving the synergy between KEENAN and Alltech technologies at a farm level, and helping ensure that farmers globally are seeing real improvements in animal health and performance. With a dedicated team of on-farm nutritionists, supported by state of the art InTouch satellite hubs, KEENAN and Alltech have the power to deliver a unique suite of nutrition expertise on farm, enabling farmers to overcome production challenges in the most sustainable and profitable way.
 
First launched in 2009, InTouch interprets data from almost 300,000 cows globally and is driving the synergy between KEENAN and Alltech technologies at a farm level, and helping ensure that farmers globally are seeing real improvements in animal health and performance. With a dedicated team of on-farm nutritionists, supported by state of the art InTouch satellite hubs, KEENAN and Alltech have the power to deliver a unique suite of nutrition expertise on farm, enabling farmers to overcome production challenges in the most sustainable and profitable way.
 
Due to the continued growth of InTouch in the Irish market, we now require a ruminant nutritionist to join our InTouch team and help continue to deliver superior results for our valued customers.
 
Primary role:
The successful applicant will play a key role in the development and delivery of leading nutrition support and feeding technologies, both on farm and via the InTouch support centre in Dunboyne, county Meath.
Working within a team your principle responsibilities will include:
• Working with farmers to develop and implement animal nutrition plans using clearly defined protocols and principles.
• Installing and training farmers in the use of our unique InTouch feeding technology.
• Providing proactive customer support via our new InTouch centre at Dunboyne.
• Identify and troubleshoot changes in animal performance and find innovative ways to overcome production challenges.
• Maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders in the animal nutrition industry.
 
For the right candidate, full training will be provided on animal nutrition, diet formulation, InTouch technology and customer relationship management.
 
Your qualifications / Experience
Required:
• Relevant Animal Science or Agriculture qualification and/or similar.
• 3+ years appropriate livestock; farm or nutrition advisory experience.
• Strong IT skills.
A postgraduate degree would be a distinct advantage but not essential.
 
Attributes
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrate strong initiative and drive with excellent organisational and planning skills.
In return, InTouch will provide you with an excellent opportunity to advance your future career by working with one of the most innovative animal nutrition companies globally. An attractive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate.
 
Please forward a CV and cover letter by post or email, no later than March 19, 2018 in confidence to Mrs Susan O Neill, Summerhill Road, Sarney, Co. Meath.
soneill@alltech.com
 
Please feel free to contact us for further information.

Updated: 5th April 2018 — 10:58 am