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Animal Care Technician

Animal Care Technician

  • Position: Animal Care Technician
  • Department: Research
  • Location: Nicholasville, KY
  • Country: United States


Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With expertise in yeast fermentation, solid state fermentation and the science of nutrigenomics, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast additives, organic trace minerals, feed ingredients, premix and feed.

Our guiding ACE principle seeks to develop solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and the Environment. Our more than 6,000 talented team members worldwide put this purpose to work every day for our customers.

Alltech is a family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to emerging customer needs and to stay focused on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For further information, visit Join us in conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.                


  • Assist with research studies and care and feeding of livestock, particularly poultry
  • Responsible for daily routine care of animals as directed, following protocols to optimize animal health, and insure animals are treated humanely
  • Prepare reports required and related to all the above
  • Provide support for other research activities in the research department as necessary
  • Be willing to work some weekend/evening hours/holiday shifts


  • Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or a closely related scientific field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

More Info

Alltech offers a comprehensive benefit package and an atmosphere for professional and personal development. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


Contact Info

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