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Job ID:  46901
Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Job function:  Marketing & Sales
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Swine Species Expert

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

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Job Title:                  Swine Species Expert for British Isles

Department:             Animal Nutrition & Health Sales Unit

Reporting To:           Performance Solution Head British Isles


The Company is now offering an exciting opportunity to join a global leader in animal nutrition & health. Reporting to the Performance Solution Head BI, your role will cover the British Isles (UK and Ireland) and will be based at our Sales & Premix production site in Heanor, Derbyshire.  Remote working may be considered for the right candidate.


Swine Species Expert responsibilities are:

  • Supporting the execution of the swine species strategy for ANH with special focus on Performance Solutions in the British Isles.
  • Feed formulation.
  • Planning and execution of all local field trials.
  • Planning and execution of early customer engagement trials and to ensure close collaboration with Global Innovation in trial development, data and customer experience.
  • Local product and species training to Account managers and Performance Solutions Sales Managers.
  • Co-responsible for planning and execution of Performance Solutions Sales strategy.
  • Collaborates closely with Performance Solutions Sales Managers and Account Managers.
  • Travel 40 days per year within the BI including periods away from home will be expected.


We are looking for a commercially minded nutritionist or health specialist with a swine species background, preferably with 5 years of experience in the premix industry or within a commercial or nutritional/health function.  Feed formulation experience is essential. The successful candidate will have an academic background. (Minimum bachelor’s in animal nutrition and health, preferably a Master’s).

In terms of personality, we are looking for someone who is interested in developing their knowledge of the animal nutrition and health market and importantly, we are looking for someone who is interested in building a long-term career within the company. The ideal candidate will be well organised, have creativity, drive, enthusiasm and a proactive flexible approach with a good work ethic. They should be a people person and a team player.  Excellent writing and communication skills are required.


In return for this, we are offering fantastic opportunity for the chosen candidate to expand their knowledge base and fully realise their potential with the company. The Company will develop the successful candidate to a high technical level of nutritional and husbandry competence.


Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your CV & Cover letter in English via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers). For additional questions, please contact Cees van den Kommer, Recruitment Business Partner (cees.kommer-van-den@dsm.com).



Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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