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Feeding Specialist Farm Management Support

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Company descriptionFounded in 1948, Lely focuses on a sustainable, profitable and pleasant future in the agricultural sector. With the cow at its heart, the company develops high-quality robots and data systems that increase animal welfare, flexibility and production on the dairy farm.

For more than 25 years, Lely has been a global leader in the sale and service of automated systems to successive generations of dairy farmers. Every day, Lely inspires its employees to offer customers innovative solutions and to be a trusted partner for long-term advice and support. With its head office in Maassluis and a worldwide network of dedicated Lely Centers for customized sales and service, the Lely Group is active in more than sixty countries.

Job descriptionDo you analyze from the big data of our own management system how we can optimize the feed performance of our global customers? Will you help to optimize our new management system with the help of your nutritional knowledge? Do you train our advisors so that they can give the best nutritional advice using our state-of-the-art automatic feeding solutions?

Lely has more than 30,000 customers with a (real-time) management system in use. This means a lot of information about nutrition, automatic feeding, the influence on cow health and quality of milk. There is still a lot to discover in this area and to advise our customers, you can contribute to that. Together with the software specialists of the management system, you dive into this wealth of information.

All the knowledge and expertise that the (international) customer advisors need comes from your department in the field of automatic feeding. You know everything about rations and mixing feed from your previous work experience. You use this knowledge to provide our customer advisor with the right tools to provide (potential) customers with the right information.

You create the training, provide the train-the-trainer training to our customer advisors all over the world and ensure that you collect enough information to develop a new training that is in line with the issues that customers face.

Job requirementsYou are now, whether you have worked as a nutrition specialist at a compound feed manufacturer or as an independent feed specialist. You prefer to have gained knowledge and experience of international livestock farming or you would like to take this step. Together with colleagues from PD, you dive into the big data of more than 30,000 active management systems. You don’t have to be technical, but it helps if you have experience developing management software systems.

Additional informationAn amazing job at an international company that is constantly at the forefront of the agricultural sector to make the life of the livestock farmer easier, more sustainable and more fun. This is your chance to share and enrich your specialized knowledge.


  • Working in an international environment at one of the most innovative organizations in the Netherlands;
  • Good working conditions, including 27 vacation days & 13 ADV days;
  • An open working environment including flexible working hours;
  • Willingness to travel 20% internationally;
  • Freedom in organizing your own work;
  • An open culture, good environment for personal development & growth;
  • Our Lely Academy with a range of different courses;
  • #FitatLely program with (online) sports lessons, masterclasses about working from home and other activities in the field of Body, Mind or Food.

…and its own barista on the Lely Campus who makes the best cappuccinos from fresh milk, straight from the farmer.

Recruitment & selection agency, consultancy and/or secondment agency? We appreciate the interest, but we are seeking all our candidates directly. We understand that you, as an intermediary, want to present the candidates with our great positions and thus contribute to our ambitions, but this is not how we have organized our recruitment. This means that all unsolicited profiles offered on Lely vacancies will be treated as direct applications.