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July 30, 2014

United States

Pennsylvania—Zeigler Job Announcement

 

Zeigler Bros., Inc., an aquaculture feed producer located in Pennsylvania, USA, is seeking a dynamic and highly trained individual in the Western Hemisphere to provide management and technical support for its growing hatchery and nursery feeds programs.   Candidates must have the following qualifications:

 

• Minimum of 10+ years’ experience as a senior hatchery technician or manager

• Experience and extensive knowledge in all aspects of larval and nursery rearing,

including development and application of feeding protocols

• Experience in training and management within hatchery and nursery operations

• Recent experience in Western larval and nursery culture and techniques

• Experience with Zeigler products, including liquid larval feeds

• Experience with hyper-intensive shrimp culture preferred

• Located in the Americas with ability to travel extensively throughout the region

• Fluent in Spanish and English (speaking and writing), with experience speaking to large groups

• Computer skills and familiarity with in Microsoft’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

The responsibilities of the position are as follows, but are not limited to the following:

 

• Provide technical training and support to hatchery, nursery and maturation operations with emphasis on nutrition, feeds and feed management

• Able to improve larval, postlarval, and broodstock performance through on-site

management of feeding trials

• Assist in development of feeding protocols, product testing and general technical applications

• Support sales of products through demonstration of proof of performance

• Provide feedback on customer requirements

• Provide training and education to distributor network staff

• Provide technical presentations in support of customer and industry needs

• Collect and update market production information and trends

• International travel and attendance at industry conferences and events

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.  We offer competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, voluntary benefits, 401K plan, paid vacation, personal days and holidays.

 

To apply, please send your letter of interest and resume to: hr@zeiglerfeed.com

 

Zeigler Bros., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to carrying out and complying with all of its EEO and affirmative action obligations under applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

Source: Email to Shrimp News International from Zeigler Bros.  Subject: Job Announcement.  Tim Zeigler.  July 29, 2014.

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