Team leader Feed Production - operational team

Skretting ARC is looking for a business oriented and experienced team leader to join our Feed Production department. In this role you will be a key player in the further development and optimisation of our fast growing manufacturing operation worldwide.

Main tasks include:

  • Manage and supervise a team of process engineers, including recruitment and development of staff
  • Act as member of the extended management team focusing on business priorities and strategy alignment
  • Responsible for the project portfolio of the operational team, including regular follow-up and decision making with the dedicated team members
  • Development and management of production & process audits as well as technical support visits at our operating companies worldwide to improve plant performance
  • Development and implementation of innovative solutions that increase our production efficiency and improves our capability to produce novel products and concepts
  • Responsible for the development, documentation and implementation of global standard operating procedures and guidelines in aqua feed production to ensure operational excellence in existing and future Skretting plants
  • Participate in global teams and develop strong networks between Skretting ARC and other Nutreco companies and suppliers
  • Communication of key improvement areas related to feed manufacturing to Business Unit as well as local management; provide guidance to the follow-up and implementation of issued recommendations
  • Support and guide our networks of Process Engineers from all Skretting operating companies in the sharing and defining of best practice and local implementation of new concepts and technologies


  • A MSc in a relevant discipline and 5 years of business and/or research experience
  • Strong understanding of feed production operations
  • Proven record of the optimisation of feed manufacturing processes
  • Management experience is preferable, but not a requirement

Personal skills:

  • Excellent influencing and communication skills, both written and oral
  • An innovative mind-set and target oriented mindset
  • Ability to build trust and goodwill among people with different cultural backgrounds

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Join a well-established group of Process Engineers and Feed Manufacturing Researchers
  • Closely interact with our production operations world-wide
  • Work in a progressive and highly innovative environment

We offer:

In this position, you will have the opportunity to join a well-established team of researchers and work for a leading company in animal nutrition and aqua feed. We offer a challenging position with ample possibilities for professional growth and competitive benefits. We also support and encourage extracurricular sport, health and cultural activities.

The working location is Stavanger, Norway and the working language is English. Stavanger is located in the beautiful south of Norway with easy international connectivity and high quality international schooling for children.

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:

Skretting ARC