Harbro Graduate Development Scheme Ruminant Nutritionist (Trainee)

Closing Date: 12 Mar 2021

We have an exciting Graduate opportunity to commence a rewarding career path as a Ruminant Nutritionist (Trainee).

The Harbro Graduate Development Scheme (HGDS) will provide the graduate with the training and development required to build the skills and knowledge required to become a highly valued and competent member of the Harbro team.

The HGDS is a structured programme to meet the requirements of various departments within Harbro.

The primary objective of this development scheme will be to supply Harbro with qualified employees capable of applying theoretical knowledge, understanding our technology, our business needs, our customer requirements and contributing to the success of our business.

The HGDS will aim to provide graduates with a broad knowledge of the organisation along with practical experience in a range of departments.  Graduates will undertake on-the-job training alongside internal training courses to gain appreciation of processes, terms and practices used within Harbro.  Graduates may also attend external training courses to further extend their knowledge and awareness.

The scheme will comprise of 3 years of development and training. 

Year 1 & Year 2 - Key secondments across various departments with learning objectives in place.

Year 3 – As a Trainee Ruminant Nutritionist you will develop and broaden your knowledge and skills and be responsible for quality standards and technical support, providing guidance and support on feed standards and specifications, product and farm service innovation, farm data analysis, and providing customer support.



  • Relevant degree qualification in Animal/Biological/Agricultural Science (BSc or MSc).
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the business and with customers and external bodies.
  • Experience of working as part of a team and ability to take own initiative and work independently.
  • Ability to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work to meet deadlines.
  • Broad understanding of Agricultural industry.
  • Full UK driving licence.

To apply, please complete the Form attaching your CV and covering letter. 

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