Livestock Animal Behavior & Welfare Expert (BB-A5854)

Gefunden in: Talent CH

Our client, a global technology company in Switzerland, is looking for a Livestock Animal Behavior & Welfare Expert We are looking for an expert in livestock animal behavior and welfare, with deep understanding of cattle farming processes (dairy and beef). The person needs to have strong knowhow on cattle behavior, breeding & reproduction, nutrition, health and welfare and will be working on the definition of key animal indicators and required data to develop of models and algorithms to generate actionable insightsTasks: Identify key animal performance indicators that are important in the farming production process (primarily for dairy and beef production but could also be extended to other species, like swine) and define best solution(s) to monitor them to get valuable data and create animal models.Define field test protocols and organize on farm trials to collect data using the devices and standard reference (such as animal activity, weight, genetics, medical treatments, etc.).Work in close collaboration with the Data Scientists and Software development team to implementation the data models and algorithms on the Livestock platform.Support the development team on the testing and validation of models and algorithms against observation of animal.Assure the quality and the relevant statistics of data collected and analyze the results with a scientific approach to be able to implement model which are accurate and reliable. Requirements: B.Sc. or M.Sc. Degree in Animal Science, Agronomy, or equivalent.Minimum 5 years of proven working experience in a similar job positionGood knowledge of existing animal monitoring solutions and sensor devices available on the marketKnowledge of “gold standard” indicators for animal performance evaluationExperience in defining test protocols for field trials to collect valuable and reliable data with statistical significanceAbility to formulate test hypothesis according to literature and scientific papersGood communication skills, team player, pro-active, experience in leading projectsKnowledge of algorithm development and/or machine learning is a plusExcellent English, written and spokenWillingness to travel Our client offers: Possibility to be part of a strategical project.Possibility to be exposed to an international environment in a company with excellent reputation.Dynamic and young work environment. Are you interested to work in this challenging position? Jan-Philipp Schwarz, Business Manager, is looking forward to receiving your complete profile. Please apply online. By sending us your CV per E-Mail you are giving us your consent to the processing of your personal data according to our Data Privacy Policy. Find more jobs at: Coopers Group AG | Seestrasse 72b | CH-6052 Hergiswil NW | Tel. +41 41 632 43 50

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