Animal Nutritional Formulator

Recruiter
Trouw Nutrition GB
Location
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Ref
13218A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Animal Nutrition Formulator

The company 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 nutritional formulations, their labelling and pricing, all within a set time-frame and where accuracy and attention to detail are key requirements.

Whilst being part of a dedicated formulations team, the role will also involve regular interaction 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. The post offers future opportunities to develop into the different sectors of the formulations processes to include legislation, labelling, product development 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. In addition, a diploma/degree in science (any specialism - biology, chemistry or physics)/animal science/nutrition or being from a livestock farming or pet/horse related company 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.