Technical Ruminant Nutritionist (Cork)

Technical Ruminant Nutritionist (Cork)

Our Cork based client is a market leader in the animal nutrition and health sector in Ireland and is also developing markets overseas.

This is a key position in the company’s ongoing successful development and growth.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Extensive literature reviews and assessments of new active ingredients, technologies and delivery mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with external organisations (national/international) to develop and trial new concepts and solutions.
  • Perform lab/production trials of new formulations, and co-ordinate these with research institutions and farms.
  • Work closely with other nutritionists, vets and commercial specialists to design new products and services.
  • Manage and maintain records of R+D activity for databases and funding programs, and write applications for such programs.
  • Disseminate R+D outcomes to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to sales team/ retail partners, on-farm support, via meetings and discussion groups.

Education & Qualification Requirements

  • Experience of working in the agri sector or animal nutrition is essential
  • A PhD,  in Animal Nutrition or related disciplines is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of animal feed industry, and academic/industry contacts is desirable
  • Experience of  formulation software packages for animal nutrition an advantage

Key Skills & Core Competencies

  • Excellent research skills and critical assessment of scientific reports
  • Efficient time management and organisational skills
  • Good communication, IT and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career by working with a well-established, successful and innovative company.

The attractive remuneration package includes a competitive salary, generous bonus scheme, life/health insurance etc.

A full job description for this position and other information is available on request.

Suitable candidates from Ireland, Britain or the EU can forward a CV and all relevant details in confidence ASAP to Liam de Paor.

Please feel free to contact us for further information.

The de Paor Consultancy, Loreto Road, Carrickane, Cavan, Ireland

Tel +353 49 4361158 / +353 86 2557643 E-mail

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