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Animal Health & Nutrition - Dairy


Feed Formulator  Western, OH  
Job Description

Job ID#:

166699

Job Category:

Animal Health & Nutrition - Dairy


Wanted: Feed Formulator     Major feed manufacturer is seeking a talented Feed Formulator to provide technical support to their sales team.  This individual will direct the development and use of economical, quality ruminant and monogastric feeds and feeding programs as a member of the formulation team.
 
Reasons why the right candidate will love this job
  • Work with a team of experienced nutritionists and formulators
  • Growing company with career advancement opportunities
  • Financially stable company
  • Work with good systems
  • Competitive salary, excellent benefits package & 401K
  • Quality products
  • Variety of tasks
  • Variety of species
  • Your responsibilities will grow as you grow in the role
Responsibilities: 
  • Daily maintenance, management and creation of custom dairy, beef and monogastric feeds.
  • Design and evaluate ruminant and non-ruminant diets.
  • Respond to questions regarding nutrition and management of multiple species, as well as products for ruminant and non-ruminant species.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with university research, teaching and extension personnel, as well as peers within the feed and poultry and livestock industries.
  • Attend regional and national technical conferences. 
  • Develop custom reports using spreadsheets and word-processing software.
  • Assist Purchasing to evaluate existing and novel ingredient values and usage.
  • Assist Feed Production with QA of ingredients and finished products.
  • Ensure compliance with FDA regulations regarding feed additive drugs; review and maintain feed registration of feed products; maintain feed-labeling software.
Education/Experience
MS in Animal/Dairy Science or 3 years experience as a feed formulator.  Previous experience using least-cost feed formulation for multiple species is highly desirable.
 
Competencies/Abilities
  • Technical knowledge of ruminant or monogastric nutrition or ration balancing. 
  • Able to communicate and work with management, fellow associates, customers and other outside groups in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to read, analyze and effectively present information to management, public groups, and teammates.
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

 
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