Junior Feed Formulator

July 30 2019

BioMar WestMed is looking for a Fish Nutritionist to support feed formulation and recipe optimization for the BioMar factories in France and Spain. As Junior Feed Formulator you will experience great learning opportunities and challenging task within feed formulation, quality control and feed production.

The Job

You main responsibilities in the job will be within recipe optimization and formula maintenance. Furthermore you will work closely with mill managers to help on production challenges and cooperate with sourcing responsible to ensure procurement of the right raw materials and quantities at the right interest price. Reporting to the Formulation Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Manage feed formulas, optimizations and raw materials prognosis
  • Handling of customer inquiries on product recipes
  • Support on experimental formulas and processes
  • Ensuring all products conform with the product master file
  • Support on recipe cost calculation and margins control
  • Create, calculate and uphold accurate feed labels
  • Handle production challenges by analysing production data and laboratory results

The Candidate

We expect you to be a fast learner with a high learning agility. You thrive by working in a fast pace environment where you must solve complex challenges within a framework of processes, analytic methods and high-end scientific research. You are furthermore characterized by being a resolute person, able to suggest fast decisions based upon objective data analyses while at the same time keeping focus on planning and executing on your agreed tasks and objectives.

You would probably hold as a minimum a bachelor's degree in either marine science, biology or agricultural science, preferable with a post grade or specialization in fish nutrition or aquaculture. You will be required to be fluent in English and Spanish or French. We expect a reasonable competence within MS Office.Your workplace will be in our French factory in Nersac after an initial training period in our Spanish factory in Dueñas.

For further information please contact:

Formulation Manager Agustín Fernández, +33 979761536 (afe@biomar.com)


BioMar is one of the leading developers and suppliers of high performance fish feed to the aquaculture industry. BioMar has production facilities in some of the most important fish farming nations including Norway, Chile, Ecuador, Turkey, China, Greece, UK, Spain, France, Costa Rica and Denmark. The WestMed subsidiary represents a turnover of approx. 100 million EUR and comprises a complete company setup with sales, quality, sourcing, formulation, logistics and production. You can read more about BioMar at www.biomar.com.