Technical Services Specialist – Field Nutrition
Technical Services Specialist. Employer headquartered Sheridan, IN, but this is a field position.
Responsible for supporting the technical service needs of customers, fellow nutritionists & the United Animal Health territory & strategic sales teams by utilizing knowledge, expertise, customer feedback & current research. Supports our problem-solving approach with existing customers & ensures customer satisfaction by providing product quality information as well as analysis, research & results from research trials & other sources of credible information. Supports technical service team members on the education of Sales Account Managers regarding nutrition outcomes & technology utilization. Develops & conducts internal & external technical presentations to support sales & technical service. Provides feedback on market development & customer needs to steer innovative product development. Manages product evaluation & development of assigned product category. Prepares species business case & coordinate with marketing team to prepare sales tools & programs for successful achievement of required market share. Assists Research team to evaluate field trails, suggest product testing, forage research & product development. Contributes to discussion of protocols, data, & project reports as a member of the UAH Technical Service Team. Collaborates with UAH researchers & external scientists to execute research projects. Analyzes data related to nutrition, feed ingredients, & diets as they relate to growth, performance, & costs. Requires: Master’s degree in Animal Science or related & 2 years of relevant work experience. Experience to include: Economic principles for dairy & beef production; Field research techniques & principles; Animal production systems & ruminant nutrition; Ruminant reproductive physiology & understanding of nutrition/reproduction interactions; Up-to-date understanding of techniques & practices to improve reproductive performance in the dairy herd; Thorough understanding of forage conservation techniques & science; Silage making process, bacterial inoculants, additives, covers. Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time. Resumes only: Dana Obuch, United Animal Health, 322 S. Main Street, Sheridan, IN 46069 or http://www.unitedanh.com/apply/