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Technical Support - Animal Nutrition - Midlands - H179

We have an exciting opportunity, suitable for an advanced trainee or maybe a graduate looking for their first position. This is an office based technical role for a major supplement company in the midlands.

The role is to support customers through technical back-up, routine formulation and nutritional advice. Through day to day contact you will increase brand awareness, identify new business opportunities and develop existing customer relationships. The opportunity to be involved in the development of technical innovations and solutions to the benefit of the market is particularly exciting.

The role will work mainly within the monogastric sector, however a knowledge of ruminants will also be of benefit. The opportunity will allow the successful candidate to develop their nutritional/technical knowledge, with marketing and sales skills developing over time.

This is a responsible position within the business and requires attention to detail and the commitment to ensure tasks are completed in full. The ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure and the confidence to effectively communicate at all levels is important.

Candidates should ideally have:

  • Degree (BSc Hons) or higher qualification in Animal Science, Animal Nutrition or Agricultural Science.
  • Excellent knowledge of livestock farming in the UK - ideally with practical farming experience .
  • Computer literacy .
  • First-rate numeracy skills.
  • Previous work experience in animal nutrition, feed formulation or advisory work helpful but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

The role will include on-going training and support. For the right person with the right attributes, there is significant opportunity for progression within the company.

Remuneration: A competitive salary with benefits is offered to the right candidate.

The Next Step: Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or call Harriet Smith on +44 (0) 1885 485528 / +44 (0) 1885 483440 for more information. Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview. De Lacy Executive operates within the international food supply chain and agri-business sector.

Contact our consultants:

  • Harriet Smith
    Telephone: 01885 485 528
    Office: 01885 483 440

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