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Senior Nutritionist Ruminants

De Heus / Nomilk2day B.V. | wo | Ede, The Netherlands - Travel 10%
Geplaatst: 21/04/2021

De Heus is an internationally operating company whose core activity is the production of high-quality animal feed. Due to the rapid expansion outside the Netherlands, De Heus is now one of the top 15 animal feed suppliers in the world. The Global Nutrition department works for Business Units worldwide. To support these Business Units, there is room for an energetic and ambitious Nutritionist who is an expert in ruminant nutrition and understands all the various aspects in the feed business.


Are you looking for a challenging position as an experienced Nutritionist and do you have a passion for almost everything that is related to ruminants? Than this could be the job for you!

What are you going to do?

As a nutritionist you will be part of the Global Formulations department. This department covers formulations, species specific support, R&D and QA/QC. Based on your knowledge and experiences, you are thé expert within the department regarding ruminant nutrition. You will work on formulations, as well as projects on for instance raw material evaluation, implementation of new concepts and innovations. Next to this you will be the link between formulations and the global ruminants team.

As a nutritionist, you are the sparring partner for local and global product managers who are responsible for the feed assortment in their (European) markets. You understand their commercial situation, and you are able to bring added value to the product and concept portfolio by delivering valuable input based on your knowledge on animal husbandry, animal physiology, raw materials and feed technology.

You will visit the business units (expected travel is about 10 percent) in your portfolio to maintain close contact regarding operational and quality related issues.

The offer

Royal De Heus offers you a challenging position in a dynamic and international context. You will have the opportunity to truly make an impact and contribute to realizing the strategy.

De Heus believes that employees really make the difference and power the progress of their fast-growing, highly ambitious organization. That is the reason they invest in developing your talents and create a culture of continuous learning and development, no matter what role you are in. You will be given ample opportunity to learn, develop and collaborate with colleagues from all over the world.

You will get offered a full-time contract with flexible working hours, in an informal culture that offers trust, short lines and fast decision-making. An environment where there is plenty of room for entrepreneurship and new initiatives. You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on your knowledge and experience.


You have a MSc degree in Animal Nutrition or you have gained this level by proven experience in formulation and nutrition. You have at least 5 years of experience in the field of ruminant nutrition. Having experience in working with people from various backgrounds and different cultures has a preference.

Furthermore, you have profound knowledge in ruminant nutrition and understand all the various aspects in the feed business that affect the nutritional quality. With your analytical, persuasive, communicative and pragmatic qualities, you are very successful in your job. People describe you as pro-active and engaging. You have a problem-solving attitude with a result oriented way of working. You are culture sensitive and understand the southern European culture. You are fluent in English (and preferably Spanish) and willing to travel up to 10 percent of your time.


Ede, The Netherlands - Travel 10%

More information?

Please contact Simone Hendriksen at Nomilk2day Headhunters
Tel: +31 (0)6 33 42 37 07

De Heus has exclusively selected Nomilk2day as recruitment partner for this vacancy. Nomilk2day Headhunters connects organisations and professionals active in agribusiness, food and industry. Always driven by shared ambitions. For permanent and temporary positions in the 50-250k salary range. Our services focus on executive search, recruitment and interim management.

Mention within your application "AgriHolland Vacaturebank number AH39237".

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