Nutritionist in Aquaculture

Are you interested in a challenging position as a Nutritionist and do you have a passion for aquaculture? Then this could be the job for you!

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Nutritionist Aqua


As a nutritionist you will be part of the Aqua team within the Formulations department, based in Ede, the Netherlands. Based on your knowledge and experiences, you are an expert within the team regarding aqua nutrition. You will work on formulations, as well as on projects like raw material evaluation, implementation of new concepts and innovations together with the global aqua team.  

You are sparring partner for local and global product managers who are responsible for the feed assortment in their 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 of aquaculture production, fish/shrimp physiology, raw materials and feed technology.

You will visit mainly Asian Business Units (expected travel is ~ 20% of your time) to maintain close contact regarding operational and quality related issues. Therefore experience working in Asia and/or abroad is a plus.


You have a MSc degree in Animal Nutrition or Aquaculture and at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in feed formulation and/or nutrition. Furthermore, you are proactive, analytical and really enthusiastic about working in the aquaculture related feed business.

Having experience in working with people from various backgrounds and different cultures has a preference. With your persuasive, communicative and pragmatic qualities, you are successful in your job. You have a problem-solving attitude with a result oriented way of working. Good knowledge of the Dutch culture is a plus.


Royal De Heus believes that employees really make the difference and power the progress of our fast growing, highly ambitious organization. That is the reason we invest in developing your talents and promote continuous learning. You will get offered flexible working hours, in an informal culture that offers trust, short lines and fast decision-making. An environment with plenty of room for entrepreneurship and own initiatives.

Would you like to know more about this position please feel free to contact Julia Mas Munoz,  Team Leader Aqua Formulations, at +31 621 23 16 98.

If you want to know more about the recruitment process please contact Lucas Ligtenberg, Manager Talent Acquisition, at +31 627 04 07 11.

If you want to apply now, please respond via the application button. An assessment is part of the selection procedure.

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