** Candidacies across Canada are welcomed!
Reporting to the Director of Innovation, the Ruminant Nutritionist will provide support to our dairy business expansion plans in Ontario, the Maritimes, as well as, in Western Canada and to our pan-Canadian beef and speciality livestock business. This role will be responsible for training and providing technical support to the ruminant technology transfer specialists and sales representative teams across Canada on up-to-date nutrition and production techniques.
CHALLENGES WE OFFER
Train and provide technical support to the dairy and beef technology transfer specialists and sales representative teams across Canada on up-to-date nutrition and production techniques;
Monitor scientific literature and participate in various conferences;
Collaborate with the formulation, quality control, and purchasing departments to determine input requirements;
Collaborate with the Research and Development group of Sollio Agriculture and other research partners in carrying out tests;
Collaborate with the quality assurance group in order to offer products that meet established standards;
Participate in the design and update of the range of products and programs used in the Dairy and Beef sector;
Write technical articles or other publications.
This position requires occasional travel within Québec and Canada and potentially outside of the country.
YOU FIT THE FOLLOWING PROFILE
You hold a University degree M.Sc. in Animal Nutrition;
You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;
You can move efficiently from strategy to execution;
You are recognized for your strong leadership skills and an adept strategic advisor;
You have demonstrated skills in interpreting and applying evidence-based information and research findings;
You have the ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships or relationships with individual producers, commodity groups, agribusiness, provincial and federal representative and researchers, and academia;
You are comfortable with technology and able to use it efficiently;
You are familiar with feed formulation programs;
You possess analytical skills with attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication skills;
You are fluent in English and you have functional French.