Reference: 97 16/11/2021 12:18:25

Chief Operating Officer.

Andhra Pradesh, India - India $100,000- $200,000 base dependent on experience

 This position will report directly to the CEO.

This position will lead the Aquaculture department of a have a well established Aqua feed business, with a multi-decade relationship with Aqua farmers in India. They currently have Multi-location feed manufacturing capacity to meet future needs.

Job Description

  • Plan and execute strategic direction of the Aqua culture business unit.
  • Review existing feed formulations (Fish/Shrimp) and fine-tune formulations to achieve enhanced feed performance.
  • Ensure standards for raw material selection and establish a process driven quality assurance program. Developing the specifications for vitamin and mineral premixes used in fish and shrimp feeds.
  • Oversee feed milling process audit and optimizations; operating efficient manufacturing processes. Developing process drive, quality control programs.
  • Work closely with technical team to design and develop techniques to collect and capture feed performance data and optimize feed formulation based on field data.
  • Responsible for leading the aquaculture departments and organize training for laboratory analysts, nutritionists, mill engineers and technical support team, ensuring enhanced knowledge and building high performance teams.
  • Key account field visits when required.


Candidate profile:

  • Post Graduate degree in Aquaculture or similar subject, with specialization in Nutrition advantageous.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in Aqua Feed Nutrition, including experience within South East Asia.
  • Experience with Tilpaia/warm water species. 
  • Experience in the Feed Milling Process.
  • Experience in R&D is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Strong work ethics and high work standards



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