Animal Nutritionist (Contract)

Location: Clinton

Zone: Ontario

Type: Animal Nutrition

Posted: 05-24-2023

Expires: 07-31-2023

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Hensall Co-op is seeking a reliable individual to become an integral member of our team! The Animal Nutritionist is responsible for multi species feed formulation. This is a contract position, working out of the Clinton location. (Possibility of Hybrid/Remote). This is a one year contract position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop individualized animal nutrition plan (i.e., customized feed formulations) according to customer requirements

  • Interact with sales personnel regarding nutrition and health of animals

  • Responsible for feed budgets and cost analysis

  • Work closely with Feed Mill staff to improve efficiencies and ensure HACCP goals and CFIA requirements are met

  • Work closely with the purchasing group to assess the nutritional and economic value of feed ingredients

  • Research strategies and techniques to meet the needs of different animal species. This includes nutritional solutions for poultry, swine, ruminant, and other animals

  • Maintain feed formulas and feed formulation database (maintenance of ingredient nutrient matrix values; pricing; least cost formulation; labeling)

  • All other duties assigned


Job Requirements:
  • High degree of technical knowledge in nutrition, formulation, and new technologies

  • Effective organizational ability and time management skills

  • Computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Suites and feed formulation software


Required Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary degree in agricultural related program, relating to animal science and nutrition

  • 3-5 years of experience in Nutrition and/or related fields

  • Valid G Driver’s License


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online portal. 

Hensall Co-op is committed to employment equity and encourages members of the four designated groups to apply.

Accommodation will be made upon request.