Technical Development Manager – Ruminant Agriculture

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

Location: Based anywhere in the UK or Ireland (Must be willing to travel)


Do you wish to join an exciting, novel and innovative business that is making a difference to human health?

As a leading provider within their field, my client have gained the expertise needed to provide innovative nutritional products and technically advanced solutions that meet the increasing demands of the modern ruminant nutrition market.

As a pioneer in their industry, they now wish to recruit a Technical Development Manager with a focus on delivering nutritional benefits to the end consumer.


You will be responsible for:

  • Delivering nutritional benefits on human health by developing enriched (Vitamin D, Omega 3 etc) ruminant food products.
  • Generating retail pull through by improving the nutrient content of produce (milk and meat).
  • Conducting clinical studies on human health performance.
  • Managing relationships with University’s and contract lab testing companies.
  • Developing and managing ruminant trials.
  • Interpreting and reporting on trial results.
  • Translating research papers and scientific publications to practical applications.
  • Pursuing research links with other countries.
  • Securing and managing national and European research funding.
  • Developing products in partnership with processor customers.
  • Communicating concepts and products to customers and retailers.


The successful candidate MUST have a degree within Biochemical, Animal Science, Nutrition & Health or Life Science with a focus on biological systems.

Other key requirements include:-

  • The initiative and understanding to present ideas and suggestions including explanations of how the business can achieve it.
  • Self-driven attitude.
  • Understanding of the difference between ruminant and none ruminant animals.
  • Past commercial research experience.
  • Good understanding of biochemistry.

My client would be open to consider a fresh graduate if they hold a PhD in a related field.

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