Nutrition Scientist

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Excellent career opportunities with dairy in beautiful British Columbia, Canada

NUTRITION SCIENTIST

DUTIES

  • Responsible for utilizing dairy software to optimize performance of feed formulations and on-farm rations in coordination with sales/service staff.
  • Reviews and updates standard and custom dairy feed formulations on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for the technical services, including but not exclusive to: supporting business development with input for nutrition proposals, supporting new product introductions with input on marketing and promotional materials, providing sales/service support to specified customers, conducting ration audits to support sales/service staff as required on a customer by customer basis, and reporting of activities
  • Responsible for providing sales/service staff training and support.
  • Responsible for direct customer contact and sales.
  • Coordinating forage testing using NIR.
  • Coordinating overall incoming ingredient quality control.
  • Maintains knowledge and communication of industry developments.
  • Acts as a representative at key industry meetings and functions.
  • Informs Sales Manager immediately of concerns and/ or problems.

REQUIREMENTS (related education and experience may be considered)

  • Preferably 2 years research experience
  • Farm experience
  • University education in animal nutrition
  • Possess Veterinary Drug Dispensers Certificate or willing to acquire within three (3) month probationary period.

For more information and to apply Contact Careers in agriculture and food (CAF) at lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Deadline: The vacancy will be filled as soon as possible