R+D Ruminant Nutritionist, Nutribio

 
R+D Ruminant Nutritionist, Nutribio
 
Location: Cork city
 
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out desk based research on new active ingredients, formulations and delivery mechanisms, and perform laboratory and production trials of new formulations
  • Collaborate with external organisations to develop and trial new concepts and nutritional solutions
  • Work closely with other nutritionists, vets and commercial specialists to design new products and services for the Irish and International ruminant nutrition markets.
  • Formulate new trial products using formulation software packages, and provide cover for the Formulations and Compliance Manager for all other formulations work.
  • Maintain records of Research and Development activity for relevant grant aid applications and tax credit programs, and write reports for such programs
  • Disseminate R+D outcomes to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to the sales team and retail partners, in the form of on-farm support, group meetings and discussion groups.
  • Research emerging trends and opportunities in the ruminant nutrition industry and maintain an awareness of new research and industry best practice advice in the sector.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A level 8 science degree is a minimum requirement, preferably in the fields of Animal Nutrition or Agricultural Science
  • 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
  • Experienced and proficient user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

 
KEY SKILLS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Research skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

 

Closing date: Tuesday 30th April
 

To apply contact mahern@cahg.ie
 

Updated: 13th June 2019 — 12:59 pm