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Feed Formulator/Nutritionist – Ruminant Feeds (North West)

Job Title: Feed Formulator/Nutritionist – Ruminant Feeds (North West)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West
Salary: £40K - £45K basic + benefits + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11121g
Contact Name: Kate Moxon
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2015 10:59

Job Description

This Formulator/Nutritionist opportunity has arisen at one of the UK’s leading ruminant feed manufacturer. This exciting, varied and progressive role will be based at the companies head office in the North West of England. The role involves leading a technical team and supporting a growing sales team in the supply of ruminant feed to farmers across the UK. You will be responsible for technical input into the feed manufacturing process with regard to feed formulation, transferring formulations to the mill computer, overseeing legislative, labelling and compliance issues. You will be Involved in all aspects manufacturing process will include dealing with buyers, suppliers, nutritionists, quality controllers and mill managers. Experience in feed production planning and dealing with production challenges affecting the nutrition and commercial teams are required as part of the role. In addition the transfer of technical information and support to solve problems on farm for the sales teams to provide solutions for customers is paramount as the business grows. A flexible approach to working hours will be required and some out of hours work may be necessary.


A well-established UK, livestock feed manufacturer and distributer. Providing outstanding products and nutritional support to ruminant producers.



  • Educated to Degree level in Animal Science, Animal Nutrition or relevant discipline
  • Excellent knowledge of livestock farming in the UK and ideally with some practical livestock farming experience.
  • Experience in animal nutrition, feed formulation or advisory
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing methods, plant capabilities and raw material capabilities
  • Strong management skills with a proven track record of leading teams and working at a senior management level.
  • Excellent knowledge transfer, communication and presentation skills
  • Previous commercial experience and business acumen are essential
  • Computer literate - ideally with Least Cost Formulation experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels
  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work flexibly within a busy team.
  • Full UK Driving Licence



  • Basic Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 depending on experience + Bonus.
  • Benefits: Fully expensed Company Car, Mobile, Laptop, Full Work From Home Equipment, Full Benefits Package as you would expect from a market leader, 25 days holiday and definite opportunities for long-term career progression.


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