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KNS Technical Services Nutritionist

About this Job:


This position is a high profile, leadership role, with a primary expectation to lead a team that provides both technical support and customized nutritional programs for customers based on their goals. This role requires an extremely perceptive person, who is capable of relating to individuals on all levels. As unique situations present themselves, the selected candidate must be sensitive to customer needs and team member development.

  • You lead our formulation and nutrition program design for our customers and set the strategic direction for our nutritional offerings.
  • You guide KNS Formulation Specialists in providing our customers nutritional program formulation updates as ingredient specs and quality change, as market conditions and industry economics best cost formulation and sourcing, tied to meeting their desired goals and results.
  • You provide on-site and on-line technical service support to help customers meet and exceed their goals
  • You participate with KNS account teams in new customer growth
  • You join the KNS monogastric research committee to coordinate and collaborate on key research objectives and provide leadership as we expand our research capabilities.
  • You provide professional support to Kalmbach Swine Management, our pork production system, and maintain a good understanding of pork production management standards

Who you are:  

· Possess Ph.D. in Animal Science or Nutrition with a focus in swine, with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the swine industry  

· Exhibit excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking ability  

· Acquire a strong analytical thinking approach to problem solving  

· Express a self-motivated attitude with the capability to set goals and objectives without constant supervision  

· Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication skills 

· Understand formulation software and acquire experience with Word software programs  

· Desire to help customers meet and exceed their goals  

· Understand a travel expectation of 30 – 40%.  We prefer but would not require you to be based at our corporate office in Upper Sandusky, OH  

3-5 years
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