Ruminant Nutritionist/Purchasing Manager (Portlaoise)

A vacancy has arisen within Glanbia Agribusiness for the position of GAIN Nutritionist or a Purchasing Manager for animal feed ingredients.

Based in the Portlaoise Feed Mill the primary responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Purchase or formulate the feed required to meet 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 

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career with the leading feed milling agribusiness in Leinster.

The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, generous bonus scheme, excellent holidays, company pension etc

If your CV meets these criteria and you wish to join an innovative and market leading Agri business please forward all relevant details in confidence to Liam de Paor ASAP.

The de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Co. Cavan, H12 F659, Ireland

Tel: +353 49 4361158 / +353 86 2557643

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