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Aquaculture Nutritionist - Canada

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Cooke Aquaculture is seeking an aquaculture nutritionist to join its team at Truro, Nova Scotia office. 

Responsibilities:

  • New ingredient assessment and fish feed development with a keen focus on diets for Salmonids, Sea Bass, Sea Bream, and Shrimp
  • Key role in feed formulation and ongoing formulation development and support for feed mill operations
  • Quality control-monitoring and improvements of both raw material ingredients and finished feeds
  • Feed mill process improvement. Supports the assessment of new manufacturing equipment and processing procedures
  • Keen desire to be involved in problem-solving details and any performance or production issues.
  • Research and Development in fish trial data collection and assessment.
  • Work with and provide feed nutrition-related information to marine farming, hatchery, processing and sales groups within the Cooke Aquaculture group of companies. Help ensure that Cooke Aquaculture products meet customer requirements and expectations.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in aquaculture (preferred) or agriculture nutrition and food animal production.
  • Experience and/or training in formulation systems-preferably Brill.
  • Knowledge in applied food production nutrition systems.
  • Experience in aquaculture and/or other production species (i.e. poultry).
  • Feed ingredient assessment knowledge and capabilities.
  • Knowledge of feed mill operations.
  • Experience with quality control and process improvement.

For more information and to apply, visit careers-cooke.icims.com.

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