Nutreco is a global leader in Animal Nutrition and Aquaculture, employing more than 11,000 people in 35 countries. With a proven track record of success, Trouw Nutrition GB is a Nutreco company in the UK, manufacturing a wide range of animal nutrition products with a turnover of c£100million.
Reporting to the Formulations Manager, the formulator is responsible for producing and ensuring accuracy of multi-species mineral, premix and complementary feed formulations and their labelling, with a key area of focus on young animal feed (YAF) formulation. Working within a set time frame, and high accuracy and attention to detail are key requirements of the role.
Working as part of the formulations team, organisation and a methodical approach to the management of work in progress is vital in completing the varied requests that come in each week. The role will also involve regular interaction and collaborative working with the company’s team of animal nutritionists, other internal departments and our customers. Excellent communication and organisational skills, a team-spirited approach and ability to multi-task are all key pre-requisites for the job. This role will encompass all aspects of YAF formulation, mainly for pre-ruminant animals, but with opportunity to contribute to the development of the monogastric product range. Responsibilities include interpretation of raw material and finished product QC to ensure accuracy and efficiency of formulation, management of live products and involvement in new product development to meet our customer needs. The post offers future opportunities to develop into the different sectors of the formulations processes to include legislation, labelling, product development, nutrition and customer care.
Ensuring customer turn-around times are met, you will have experience of working in a similar support role within a deadline driven environment. A degree in agriculture/animal science/animal nutrition or similar would be desirable. In addition, having previous experience in a calf rearing or young animal feed related company or background would be considered an advantage at interview. You must be able to demonstrate strong administrative, numerical and analytical skills together with well-developed computer skills, particularly MS Excel.
We offer an attractive salary and benefits package reflective of the responsibilities of the role.
Applicants with the experience as outlined above should apply in writing, stating current salary and enclosing a curriculum vitae.
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