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Nutritionist - Feed formulator F/H

Loire-Atlantique Reference : TFNFOR23
Nutritionist - Feed formulator F/H
Date of publication : August 29, 2023
Type of contract : CDI
Location : Loire-Atlantique (44)
Company : Techna France Nutrition

TECHNA, the Nutrition & Health Expert serving the agricultural production sector for over 50 years, relies on strong, innovative technical expertise and a large network of international subsidiaries to meet the technical, economic and environmental challenges of its partner customers.

Joining TECHNA means committing to an ambitious collective entrepreneurial project!

It also means taking part in the major challenges of feeding people while preserving natural resources, and combating climate change through technical solutions applied to animal production.

Job description

As a member of the feed formulation team, reporting to the Formulation Manager, you will be the technical contact for feed manufacturer customers in France and abroad, providing them with personalized support on the various aspects of feed design and manufacture, for all animal species.

In this context, you will be responsible for the following tasks :

  • Develop, optimize and adapt feed formulas to meet the needs of customers and prospects

  • Propose changes to matrices and update them in line with the results of analyses of raw materials and finished feeds

  • Advise on raw material utilization strategies, in keeping with the environmental and economic context

  • Provide customers with complementary advice on formulation: regulatory changes, quality control of raw materials, technological manufacturing issues, etc

  • Maintain an economic watch on the raw materials market

  • Contribute to the creation of products and services based on identified customer needs

  • Complete technical and innovative R&D projects. 

As part of a multi-disciplinary team (formulators, species specialists, sales staff, etc.), you will put your knowledge of nutrition and your formulation expertise to work for our feed manufacturer customers, helping them to develop and improve their performance.

By listening to their needs and building solutions as part of a team, you will play a key role in the development and integration of the new challenges facing the animal nutrition sector.

The position is located near Nantes, with occasional travel in France and abroad.

Profile required

With higher education (Bac +5) in agri / agro, you ideally have a specialization in animal production and initial experience in formulation and/or raw materials expertise.

You are rigorous and organized, and your sense of customer service enables you to respond to requests with relevance and responsiveness. Your good interpersonal skills enable you to work in a team and interact with several departments.

Why join Techna ?

We offer you the means to develop professionally within our structure through :

  • A remuneration package: fixed salary + variable remuneration
  • 45 days' teleworking per full year worked
  • 14.5 days' RTT per full year worked
  • Luncheon vouchers worth €9 per day worked, paid 60% by the company
  • A profit-sharing bonus
  • A family health insurance scheme with a remaining expense ratio of less than 10%, paid 70% by the company
  • A company life : sport, convivial events, in particular via a dynamic CS
  • An integration program that takes into account the following dimensions: Group - company - team and workstation
  • The possibility of becoming a shareholder in an independent group.

Recruitment process

The recruitment department will contact you for an initial telephone or video interview.

During a second interview, this time in person, you will meet the formulation manager, accompanied by a representative of the HR department.


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