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Poultry Nutritionist - Tech Serv Layers
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Continental Search and Outplacement, Inc.
Posted on Apr 9
Established feed ingredients company seeks a Sr. Poultry Nutritionist for nutritional support and research for a small division of a very large company. This nutritionist will possess a PhD in poultry nutrition have 5+ years experience providing technical support to a sales team
supporting the layer industry
. The other major responsibility will be to drive innovation.
Reasons the right poultry nutritionist will love this job
Office from your home, no relocation necessary
Highly visible position within the industry
Well-rounded position: nice mix of sales support, technical support, fresh research, speaking engagements and writing
Reasonable travel, normally 8 nights/month with 1-2 international trips annually
Report to General Manager, little bureaucracy
Six-figure base salary + 25% bonus potential + company vehicle + excellent benefits package
You will partner with a solid sales team
You will have the opportunity to impact a large segment of the market
Qualifications for this position:
PhD in poultry nutrition and 5+ years tech support (industry work). Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven abilities in stand-up presentation.
There is a similar available for candidates with a MS or DVM degree and/or lesser field experience.
Front end review & design of research trials for new and existing technology.
Speaking engagements and training of foreign teams with 1-2 trips abroad each year to influence our clients and prospects
Be the interface between company and the genetic companies to design collaborative nutrition research.
Write papers and presenting same at major technical and industry events.
Align the communication of company technologies and programs with real Layer industry issues.
Support the sales team by identifying customer needs and then communicating technical information that will assist the sales process.
Be the primary contact with key accounts and prospects to further develop business, managing their product and nutritional program needs.
Provide technical training to the sales team
Support customers by sharing your knowledge of the biology and husbandry of poultry.
Actively participate in the success of the division in the areas of prioritizing prospects, identifying changes in customer needs, evaluating business opportunities, creating annual business plans and budget management.
Participate in sales presentations, creating presentation materials, recommending product positioning and related activities. Assist in developing customized products and feeding programs as situations arise and update feeding programs as needed.
Work closely with all parties involved in customer complaints and/or non-compliances.
Ensure professional growth by attending industry conferences, seminars and professional organizations.
Support other functions within the company relating to credit, pricing, formulation, strategic goals and other confidential information.
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