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Internal Formulation Specialist

Company Overview

Ralco is a science and technology company that provides the agriculture and aquaculture industries with natural technologies that help create safe and abundant food. It is our mission to perfect technologies that naturally create an abundant global food supply. We carry out our mission through applied science and research that enhance practical natural technologies for the agriculture and aquaculture industries. In a world filled with technology that people mistrust, creative thinking has driven Ralco to provide trusted alternatives.

Our Mission: Steward our God-given gifts to perfect technologies that enhance the vitality of plants and animals for a safe and abundant global food supply.

Our Values: We do what is right. We serve others and help them succeed. We treat others with dignity and respect. We believe in hard work and a commitment to family.

Job Summary

As an Internal Formulation Specialist you will be responsible for all internal formulation needs. An abundance of your time will be devoted serving all Ralco business units as it relates to internal formulation. The Internal Formulation Specialists provide oversight in association with Brill formulation software as it relates to internal production formulas. You will be responsible for ensuring that production formulas, ingredient specifications and ingredient prices are accurate inside the Brill formulation system.

You must be able to effectively communicate with all Ralco business units and build and foster relationships among Ralco and its cooperative partners.   It is necessary that you work with sales, product management, regulatory, operations, customer service, technical services, international, truShrimp and AgNition to develop opportunities and meet Ralco’s needs. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Promote teamwork and positive attitudes among all members of the formulation team and all Ralco operational and business units and personnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Brill formulation plants that manufacture Ralco products, company-owned plants and toll mill plants. Duties include but not limited to:
    • Updating ingredient prices for the “base” manufacturing plants
    • Establish ingredient standards and specifications.
    • Assist in establishing product specifications and formulas
    • Assist in designing/developing tags for internal and customer use.
  • Provide primary support to both the NIR analysis process and performing micron size analysis.
  • You will be involved in the onboarding process of new technical team members regarding Brill use and training.
  • You will take the initiative to develop your own unique professional development plan to ensure that you are pursuing and fulfilling your professional and personal goals and share that plan with your supervisor and other relevant Ralco personnel.
  • Support External Formulation Specialists’ functions on an as needed basis.

Notes:

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience: Animal production experience is preferred.
  • General:  Satisfactorily complete introductory period per company policy.
  • Physical:  The following activities are required as needed to perform the job function; lifting, driving, bending, climbing, carrying and twisting. Confined space entry is not a required job function.
  • Location: This position is required to work in a dedicated office space in Marshall or other Ralco Facility
  • Travel:  This position requires travel to all Ralco facilities.

Benefits and Perks

All existing benefits available to full time Ralco employees as outlined in the handbook:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Ralco 401 K Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Days

 

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