Location
Home based
Job Function
Animal Nutrition
Type
Permanent

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Commercial Nutritionist – Equine

Location: Flexible UK/Ire

Contract and Shift details: Permanent – Monday – Friday 37.5hrs per week

Are you a equine nutritionist looking for an opportunity to join a market leading business where we prioritise independent animal nutrition advice and performance? If so, join our team today. 

You will join a team of Nutrition experts, supporting the UK, Ireland and European customer base. We focus on feed safety and independent animal nutrition, so you will use your expert knowledge to advise on bespoke premix products and supplements that meet and optimise the customers’ needs. You will be working closely with our customers, utilising data and science behind the nutrition to develop practical solutions that enable their businesses to grow.

You will generate and support new and existing customers by providing advice on premix, supplements, feed formulation and general nutrition support that meet the needs of the business or market, while ensuring that the specification of the products are safe, legal and meet our business objectives.  

Alongside your nutritional knowledge you will be a key part of our growth and ongoing development utilising commercial and strategic skills to support in the following areas:

  • Develop and implement business growth strategy in UK, Ireland and Europe
  • Input on literature, marketing and PR activities including preparation of articles and technical papers
  • Review and research market trends to keep the business ahead of the competitors and provide customers with insight to further develop their business
  • Working with operational and quality teams in production to review opportunities for improvements to quality, safety or cost

This is a great opportunity for someone with equine nutrition experience to put their knowledge into practice whilst contributing to the continued growth of a market leading brand.

To be successful we are looking for some of the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Time served experience in a similar role or degree level or equivalent in a relevant field – for example animal science/animal nutrition
  • Sound equine nutritional knowledge and understanding of feed legislation requirements and potential product impacts (for example, Beta - NOPS)
  • Experience in a commercial role - ideally business development and account management
  • Good understanding of the equine feed industry from the competition sector through to hobbyist

Location

For this role we are flexible for the right person, you can be office based at our Rugeley site, home based or hybrid with some travel in UK and abroad.

About The Company

Rewarding your passion

When you join us, you'll do meaningful work and be rewarded fairly for it. From annual salary reviews and incentive bonus, ongoing career development and enhanced family, financial and wellbeing benefits – these are just some of the ways we reward you - from day one. 

About us

Premier Nutrition are a leading provider of vitamin premix to manufacturers of animal feed across Europe and Asia and offers expert advice to customers from some of the worlds leading nutritionists.

We’re part of AB Agri, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods (ABF plc) and we’re passionate about feeding the world responsibly and affordably by making quality animal feed, creating nutrition and technology-based products, and offering data services for the agri-food industry.  What sets us apart is how we delight our customers - and that’s because of great people like you.  People with different life experiences who share common values. Together we’re building a fair, innovative and inclusive culture. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we’re committed to ensuring our application and recruitment processes work for everyone so if you need any additional support (like alternative formats for your application, bringing a support dog to the offices, a sign language interpreter - or anything else) just let us know.

Application Notes

We hope you feel that AB Agri is somewhere you can thrive and so we’d love to hear from you. We get a lot of applications for our roles and sometimes need to close the process early so register your details and upload your CV via our careers website as soon as you can – it will only take a few minutes.

When you do, we’ll ask you some equal opportunities questions just to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive – or show us areas we can improve. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions and this won’t affect your application.

Apply today or contact our recruitment team for more information.

Agencies and media sales

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We don’t accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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