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G306 - Animal Feed Formulator/New Product Developer - Midlands

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an animal feed formulator and new product developer for our entrepreneurial, progressive and well established client.

The successful candidate must hold at least an HND or a degree in an agricultural discipline, ideally with a livestock bias. This person will have a genuine interest in and a broad understanding of farm animal nutrition. They will also possess drive, determination and the ability to contribute to the effective working of a team. Attention to detail and the ability to work accurately to tight deadlines will be required.

Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience in an animal nutrition related role and/or practical experience of farm livestock. Recent graduates will also be considered however.

This is largely an office based role but will involve some travel to trial sites.

The work is varied and includes approximately 50% of the working week formulating feeds and assisting the Commercial Manager in the preparation of quotations. The other 50% of the time will be hands on in product development liaising with the production team, laboratory and trial sites under the guidance of the Technical Manager. Encouragement will be given to develop your own ideas.

The rewards will include gaining significant experience in technical, new product development and commercial issues. A competitive salary commensurate with experience will be offered. Help with relocation may be available. Career development opportunities will arise for candidates with ambition and ability.

The Next Step. Please call for more information about this exciting role. Grace Nugent on 01885 485521 / 07436808024. Alternatively please e-mail your enquiry or CV (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 30th June 2016
  • Ref: G306
  • Type: Technical Support, Trainee Nutritionist (Must possess HND/Degree)
  • Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with experience will be offered.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, MIDLANDS,