Range Nutritionist-Texas

Agency
Trouw Nutrition USA
Location
Texas, USA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2018
Website
https://www.trouwnutritionusa.com/en/
Description
JOB TITLE: RANGE NUTRIONIST (US HIPRO FEEDS) DIVISION: Trouw Nutrition US / Hi-Pro Feeds REPORTS TO: General Manager, US LOCATION: Texas or New Mexico Hi-Pro Feeds was acquired by Trouw Nutrition USA in 2017. Trouw Nutrition USA is a subsidiary of Nutreco, one of the top ten nutrition companies in the world. We are the global leader in vitamin premixes, innovative feed specialties and nutritional services for the livestock and companion animal industry. POSITION SUMMARY: The job of Range Nutritionist involves working directly with area sales representatives and their customers to consult on nutritional needs of livestock and/or wildlife, both in confinement and pasture situations RESPONSIBILITIES: • Simulate livestock and wildlife diets by taking water samples from drinking water sources and TAKING samples of forages the target animal consumes in its habitat. • Analyze water and forage sample results to compare nutrient intake to animal requirements. • Recommend supplemental feed types and amounts for animal nutritional needs. • Ration formulation that may be needed to meet unique requirements. • Assist with nutritionist duties at feed mills as needed. • Other job duties as required. PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA:  Minimum two years’ experience in ranch employment  BS or MS in Range Science (Grassland Ecology, etc.) or Animal Science  Range Management experience  Knowledge of plant identification  Knowledge of plant physiology  Knowledge of grazing systems and management; Or,  Animal Science, or training experience  Knowledge of types of feeds  Knowledge of supplementation programs  Knowledge of nutritional requirements of animals  Ability to travel extensively  Willingness to continuously learn about nutrition and range management  Comfortable with use of computer and internet communications  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word Programs o Able to use and develop spreadsheets o Able to write clear, understandable communications  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Experience with developing and presenting Power Point programs  Team player and passionate about profession TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time; Permanent APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter by December 1, 2018 to work@hiprofeeds.com / work@trouwnutrition.com with the subject line: RANGE NUTRIONIST (US HIPRO FEEDS)
Qualifications
PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA:  Minimum two years’ experience in ranch employment  BS or MS in Range Science (Grassland Ecology, etc.) or Animal Science  Range Management experience  Knowledge of plant identification  Knowledge of plant physiology  Knowledge of grazing systems and management; Or,  Animal Science, or training experience  Knowledge of types of feeds  Knowledge of supplementation programs  Knowledge of nutritional requirements of animals  Ability to travel extensively  Willingness to continuously learn about nutrition and range management  Comfortable with use of computer and internet communications  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word Programs o Able to use and develop spreadsheets o Able to write clear, understandable communications  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Experience with developing and presenting Power Point programs  Team player and passionate about profession
Contact Person
Gladdys Obina
Contact eMail
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