We are seeking a Freshwater Biological Controller to join our operations for Mowi Canada East. This position will be responsible for the development of short and long-term biological production plans – from egg to harvest, with a focus on what drives smolt production at a hatchery. This exciting position will require strong cross-departmental liaison and requires a candidate who has a solid understanding of salmon biology and production process from freshwater through saltwater grow-out.

 

Key Responsibilities

 
  • Fish and Feed Performance

  • Benchmarking, analysis, and driving fish performance

  • Feed and feed contract management

  • Freshwater best practices

  • Biological control and reporting

  • Biological forecasting, budgeting, and reporting

  • Production planning

  • Complete Freshwater value chain planning

   

 

Qualifications

   
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Atlantic salmon aquaculture.

  • Post-secondary qualification in a science or technology related field.

  • An understanding of biological planning or modelling would be an asset

  • Experience with Mercatus AquaFarmer/AquaFuture system is desirable

  • Exceptional planning skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as part of a team.

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Outlook).

  • Ability to generate high quality reports and interpret production information desirable

  • Ability to travel often throughout Atlantic Canada

 

MOWI offers competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, and potential for annual company bonus. To be considered for this opportunity with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume and cover letter online at: http://marineharvest.ca/people/employment-postings/

Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2019