Dairy Technician

Contract types Full-time
Close date 20.01.2020

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Milking and feeding of dairy herd;
  • Involvement in herd health and treatment administration;
  • Oversee breeding program;
  • Animal handling, feeding;
  • Mixing diets and different ingredients;
  • Work closely with Dairy Research Unit Supervisor to improve operational efficiency;
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) training & compliance in the completion of Research trials;
  • Assist in facility maintenance and cleanliness.

PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA:

  • Degree or diploma in Agriculture or related field;
  • 2-3 years’ experience with dairy production, managing a dairy herd, Animal comfort and welfare issues, Maintenance of dairy records in accordance with the Canadian Quality Milk Program;
  • Completed AI course an asset;
  • Microsoft Office Experience;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment;

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the careers section of our website at www.trouwnutrition.com and submit an application by January 20th, 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest in Nutreco Canada; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No calls please. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

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