Nutritionist Ruminants

Are you looking for a challenging position as an experienced Nutritionist and do you have a passion for almost everything that is related to ruminants? Than this could be the job for you!

Ede, the Netherlands

Full time


Vacancy opened

Jetty Hoogenboom

Group HR Business Partner

Nutritionist Ruminants

What will your responsibilities be?

As a nutritionist you will be part of the Global Formulations department. This department covers formulations, species specific support, R&D and QA/QC. Based on your knowledge and experiences, you are thé expert within the department regarding ruminant nutrition. You will work on formulations, as well as projects on for instance raw material evaluation, implementation of new concepts and innovations. Next to this you will be the link between formulations and the global ruminants team.

As a nutritionist, you are the sparring partner for local and global product managers who are responsible for the feed assortment in their (European) 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 on animal husbandry, animal physiology, raw materials and feed technology.

You will visit the Business Units (expected travel is about 10%) in your portfolio to maintain close contact regarding operational and quality related issues.

What do we expect from you?

You have a MSc degree in Animal Nutrition or you have gained this level by proven experience in formulation and nutrition. You have at least 5 years of experience in the field of ruminant nutrition. Having experience in working with people from various backgrounds and different cultures has a preference.

Furthermore, you have profound knowledge in ruminant nutrition and understand all the various aspects in the feed business that affect the nutritional quality. With your analytical, persuasive, communicative and pragmatic qualities, you are very successful in your job. People describe you as pro-active and engaging. You have a problem-solving attitude with a result oriented way of working. You are culture sensitive and understand the southern European culture. You are fluent in English (and preferably Spanish) and willing to travel up to 10% of your time.

What do we offer?

Royal De Heus offers you a challenging position in a dynamic and international context. You will have the opportunity to truly make an impact and contribute to realizing the strategy.

De Heus believes that employees really make the difference and power the progress of their fast-growing, highly ambitious organization. That is the reason they invest in developing your talents and create a culture of continuous learning and development, no matter what role you are in. You will be given ample opportunity to learn, develop and collaborate with colleagues from all over the world.

You will get offered a full-time contract with flexible working hours, in an informal culture that offers trust, short lines and fast decision-making. An environment where there is plenty of room for entrepreneurship and new initiatives. You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on your knowledge and experience.


Would you like to work in this international, dynamic, deal driven environment and does this opportunity appeal to you? Please contact Wim van de Worp at Nomilk2day Headhunters, mail: phone: + 31 6 – 51 34 37 73.

An assessment will be part of this recruitment procedure.


Interested? Feel free to get in touch.

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