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Researcher, Feed Production - Norway

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Skretting ARC is currently looking for an experienced researcher in aquafeed production with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills. The researcher will be a key player in the development of novel aquafeed products and processes.

Main tasks include:

  • Planning, coordination and execution of R&D work related to process and product development.
  • Testing, evaluating and documentation of novel processes and technologies in our pilot plant or our operating companies.
  • Communication of results and findings to our key stakeholders; assist in implementation.
  • Develop, document and maintain global standards in fish feed production.
  • Provide technical support in aquafeed production and process technology to our operating companies.


  • PhD in Process Technology, Feed Manufacturing, Food Technology or equivalent.
  • Experience with main feed production operations such as extrusion, pelleting, drying, (vacuum) coating and cooling.
  • Proven track record in the development of new concepts and technologies related to aquafeed production.
  • Specific experience with shrimp feed production techonolgy and development is preferable, but not a requirement.

Personal skills:

  • Innovative mindset, including a hands-on and target oriented mentality.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Join a well-established team of Feed Manufacturing Researchers and Process Engineers.
  • Work in a progressive and highly innovative environment.
  • Develop and implement new products, technologies and concepts.
  • Closely interact with our production locations worldwide as well as other parts of the organisation.
  • Work for a leading company in animal nutrition and aquafeed.


The working location is Stavanger, Norway. 

The successful applicant combines a high level of understanding of his/her technical area with a creative and innovative mindset. For further information please contact Jan Jonkers, Manager Feed Production Skretting ARC, email:

Applications are invited from candidates with the described skills and experience. Please send your CV and cover letter describing your motivation by email to: 

Application deadline: 16 July 2017

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