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Feed Formulator

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Location
Western, OH
Salary
$1 - $1
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Feb 16, 2017
Job ID
2377152
Wanted: Feed Formulator     Major feed manufacturer is seeking a talented Feed Formulator to provide technical support to our 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 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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Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.