Title Feed Trials Manager: Marine Harvest Scotland

Categories Aquaculture
Salary Salary – £30,000 to £40,000 per annum, plus bonus
Location Ardnish, Lochailort near Fort William
Job Information

Marine Harvest Fish Feed (MHFF) is one of the newest divisions within Marine Harvest. Having started manufacturing in June 2014, MHFF has quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Marine Harvest Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, nutritious, safe and profitable salmon. Currently operating from its new factory in the Trøndelag Region of Norway, MHFF produced in excess of 310,000 tonnes of salmon feed in 2017. In February 2017, permission to open a second fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye in Scotland was granted. This second plant which will open in late summer 2018 will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and in Norway.

Feed Trials Manager: Marine Harvest Scotland

Salary – £30,000 to £40,000 per annum, plus bonus

The position of Feed Trials Manager is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team working in the challenging and fast-moving area of salmon farming and fish feed production. Simply put, working alongside our experts in salmon farming and feed production, your number one objective will be to contribute significantly to the knowledge base supporting the future development of Marine Harvest Scotland and Marine Harvest Fish Feed.

We are seeking a highly motivated, technically competent individual to manage the product development field trials that are central to our business. Based at Ardnish, Lochailort near Fort William in Scotland, you will report to the Director of Nutrition and Formulation for MHFF. The successful candidate will work very closely with the managers for Research & Technical and Product Development.

You will also work closely with the Trials Manager at our Norwegian Field Trials Station on the island of Averøy near Kristiansund in Norway.

This is a ‘hands on role’ and the successful individual will be someone seeking to develop their own knowledge and expertise and apply it within an efficient and dynamic technical / industrial / commercial workplace. Candidates should possess a good degree in biological or veterinary sciences combined with an MSc or preferably a PhD in aquaculture. Experience in salmon feed product development is an advantage, but is not an absolute requirement as the successful candidate will benefit from an extensive education programme.

The working language will be English and the position will entail a modest amount of international travel. The post will attract a highly competitive remuneration package which will include a relocation allowance. Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by Friday 14th July 2017.



Title Staff Required for New Site on Isle of Rum

Categories Aquaculture
Salary Salary £26,942 – £29,394 plus Overtime, Bonus and Allowance
Location Isle of Rum
Job Information

Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people globally, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion. Marine Harvest supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 70 markets worldwide. In 2016 harvest volumes of salmon was 381,000 tonnes (GWE).

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd are awaiting planning permission to install a fish farm on the Isle of Rum. This is part of a move to expand the business by developing a number of new sites on the west coast of Scotland. As a result we are looking to start the recruitment process for the following vacancies in the next few months:

Farm Manager – Salary £43,000 to £49,000 plus Bonus and Allowance

As Farm Manager you will be responsible for the day to day planning and running of the farm, managing biological and financial targets, motivating a workforce and operating in a safe and well maintained working environment. Initially the role will involve overseeing the construction of the site. The successful candidate will ideally already be a Site Manager within the aquaculture industry with proven ability for developing site infrastructure and establishing best farming practice.

Assistant Farm Manager – Salary £26,942 – £29,394 plus Overtime, Bonus and Allowance

The Assistant Farm Manager will assist and support the Farm Manager in the day to day running of the farm. The ideal candidate will have proven management experience, strong organisational, planning and administrative skills and excellent husbandry skills. Working knowledge of “Aquafarmer” production software would be an advantage. The Assistant Farm Manager will be expected to deputy for the Farm Manager as and when required and must be capable of supervising all farm operations including smolt input, grading and harvesting.

Employees will work on a two week on/off rotation and will receive a holiday and location allowance in addition to their basic salary.

Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by 31 July 2017.