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Laboratory Technician (Ruminant Nutrition)

Laboratory Technician (Ruminant Nutrition)

  • Position: Laboratory Technician (Ruminant Nutrition)
  • Department: Research
  • Location: Brookings, SD
  • 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 5,000 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


  • Executing daily tasks associated with feed proximate analysis, gas chromatography, and in vitro fermentation
  • Design and conduct in vitro fermentation experiments
  • Collect and summarize data and communicate research findings to the laboratory manager
  • Coordinate lab supply orders, accurate inventories of all equipment and supplies, maintain equipment and the organization and cleanliness of the lab
  • Set up and maintain research trials utilizing laboratory facilities
  • Maintain laboratory supplies, feed, feeding schedules, data, etc.
  • Provide technical support as needed for nutritional research programs


  • BS in Animal Science, Dairy Science, or closely related field
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to effectively interact with other members of the research group and to interact with direct supervisors

More Info

Alltech is an equal opportunity employer. Alltech does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based upon race, color, national origin, genetic information, religious beliefs, gender, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws.

Contact Info

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to careers@alltech.comPlease no phone calls.