In cooperation with the WAS Employment Service

Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist

Location: China
Company: CP Group
Company URL:
Salary: negotiable
Closing Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017


MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONAL SKILLS: •Supervise, direct and evaluate any assigned personnel. •Demonstrate strong team spirit •Demonstrate excellent communication/interpersonal skills and an ability to work with other constituencies in a cross functional role. •Demonstrate effective analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills. •Demonstrate a willingness to collaborate and communicate with, build trust among, and influence team members/colleagues at all levels to solve problems and accelerate innovative initiatives •Inspire confidence in team members and colleagues at all levels. •Demonstrate effective two way communication/presentation skills: visual, written, verbal, inquiry, and deep listening skills •Demonstrate modesty, integrity, respect, tact, patience and courtesy in dealing with others SPECIFIC EXPERTISE REQUIRED: •A deep understanding of all aspects of fresh water aqua species nutrition •Deep knowledge of feed ingredients, nutritional quality and related laboratory analysis methodology •Working knowledge and understanding of commercial fresh water aqua species production, including breeding and hatchery management •Working knowledge of fresh water aqua species health challenges and controls •Working knowledge fresh water aqua species genetic selection programs •Working knowledge of water quality and treatment •Knowledge and understanding of latest feed milling / processing technology and feeding systems. •Research methodologies and experimental design. •Statistical analysis •Data collection, record-keeping and report preparation techniques. •Basic computer skills and a high level of proficiency in use of presentation, documentation, statistical analysis and spreadsheet software •Budget preparation and control. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: •Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in fresh water aqua species nutrition or related field is required •Fluency in English and Chinese language (speaking, writing, and reading) is required. •Commercial applied experience is desirable, but not required


Under the administrative direction of the Vice Chairman – Feed Technology and Chief Technical Officer, and reporting to the Senior Aqua Nutritionist, CP Group - China, the Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist’s core responsibility is for feed formulation, ingredient quality evaluation and specifications and development of effective nutritional programs. The Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist, working under the supervision of the Senior Aqua Nutritionist as a member of the aqua nutrition team, must work closely with constituent groups (genetic seed/breeder supplier, environmental controls, feed milling, ingredient purchasing, animal health, food safety/processing, live production, feed sales and others) to identify, prioritize, and implement processes to ensure maximum expression of the nutrition program and overall profitability. The Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist, under the supervision of the Senior Aqua Nutritionist, will oversee and coordinate the nutritional program for fresh water aqua species in an assigned operational area. The successful applicant will be engaged in technical support for fresh water aqua species feed product sales, including technical training of technical sales staff and technical service/support to feed customers. This position is also responsible for assessing feed efficacy and commercial efficiency of nutritional products on a continuous basis. The successful applicant will be required to know and accommodate the operational characteristics, services, and activities of CP Group – China functions, programs, and operations within the assigned area of responsibility. The Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist position serves as a resource to the operational area assigned providing technical support and training for the area technical teams. The Fresh Water Aqua Nutritionist, as part of the aqua nutrition team, is required to work successfully with various area teams and internal functional lines/departments as well as outside vendors to ensure the success of fresh water aqua species feed products and nutrition programs. The successful applicant will have to know and understand CP Group – China organizational structure, operations, programs, policies, procedures, philosophy, mission, goals and objectives. The successful candidate must display strong team spirit and demonstrate capability to successfully manage subordinate staff, prioritize multiple projects and initiatives, and maintain a high level of respect and integrity in the field. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: •Work as a member of the CP Group – China fresh water aqua species nutrition team to develop an effective and commercially efficient nutrition program for all markets served. •Consult with area leadership and relevant departments to monitor feed product and nutritional program requirements. •Evaluate the impact of nutritional programs on productivity and economics. •Maintain effectiveness/efficiency of fresh water aqua species feed products and nutrition programs •Continuously improve nutritional programs in response to research findings and market feedback. •Collaborate with constituent groups in setting priorities and monitoring progress. •Design practical strategies to address key needs in a timely manner. •As a member of the CP fresh water aqua species nutrition team under the direction of the Senior Aqua Nutritionist, participate in research initiatives to promote fresh water aqua species production efficiency, animal health, and food safety. •Prepare and deliver technical training programs and supporting materials. •Maintain CP Group’s position of respect and authority in the field of fresh water aqua species nutrition through research and participation in regional, provincial, national and international scientific/research conferences and professional development activities. •Constantly update and maintain professional technical knowledge and proficiency •Promote the professional development of area technical service staff.
Contact Name: Kathy Li
Contact Phone: 010-85089023
Contact Email:
Other Contact Information: Not Entered

Look for More Jobs