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Director of Nutrition
Job #: 167155
DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION
Multi-species commercial feed manufacturer is in acquisition mode and seeks Director of Nutrition to lead a team of R&D and technical professionals while building trust with key customers, regional and local livestock producers in the Mid-Atlantic.
This is a high-level role that will give you an opportunity to influence the direction of the business while gaining a deep understanding of key trends, performance indicators, and the landscape for nutrition services in today’s market. Self-direct initiatives, upskill nutrition knowledge, and capture the market with real market experience!
40% customer facing
40% expansion mode
20% working with others (Leadership, Technical, Innovations & Research)
Develop and execute innovation strategy and agenda across business units
Build/develop an effective, competent & engaged team focused on nutrition advisory.
Coordinate and support the technical sales team and R&D
Relate technical knowledge to solve complex testing and process problems
Engage with customers, trouble-shoot on farm, and participate in training
Provide leadership and technical product support.
Support Procurement to deliver best-cost ingredient margins, add value to customers.
Work side-by-side with leadership; work with innovations & research team
This is an excellent role for the right Nutrition Expert because:
NEW POSITION! Organization just acquired two companies
New state of the art laboratories
Opportunity to use your experiences to maximize efficiencies of all business units
New compelling vision that will expand the market from feed to feed and tech
Work for a reputable organization (little red tape, direct line to VP)
Hands-on management style. Lead in-house activities; be the nutrition expert!
Champion a compelling vision and upskill nutrition knowledge of other team members.
Work alongside leadership and have your voice heard.
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