Manager of Dairy Nutrition
Ag 1 Source is recruiting experienced PhD candidates for a Manager of Dairy Nutrition position with a leading, well respected in the industry, multi-species nutrition company. Do you have a passion for nutrition, R&D, product development, tech support to sales staff, and a background to lead the entire dairy platforms? Do you understand industry direction and forefront thinking to create new product lines, with at least 10 years of successful industry experience, and some team leadership/people management history? Have you been in the industry with strong R&D, nutrition and feed product sales tech support for several years, but are looking for a new challenge? If this is you, then you need to take a look at this opportunity!
Why should you consider this Manager of Dairy Nutrition position?
This is a very solid, expanding, well respected company headquartered in the Midwest region. They have industry reach from Vermont to Colorado, across multiple species platforms. They have a great current product mix, innovative open mindset for new products, state-of-the-art manufacturing in several strategic locations, a solid partner dealer-distribution network, and a top sales team. This company is seeking a high caliber individual to lead the overall nutrition team with the ultimate goal to increase their market share. This position is based out of the corporate location, but will require some travel nationwide as needed. Competitive salary and great benefits makes this an ideal opportunity.
What you will be doing as Manager of Dairy Nutrition:
Our client is looking for a solid person to lead and be the Manager of Dairy Nutrition - R&D Service - Sales Tech Support Professional. This person would be responsible for the leadership and overall direction of the entire dairy platform and strategy and nutrition team. This includes nutritional sales force training, new product development, research farm trials, university research relationships, and producer/product tech support team management activities. This professional company representative will be strongly committed to industry insight, direction and networking with the commercial production systems. They will advise the overall direction and nutritional strategies of the company, design new products for the market space, and maximize company growth and operation performance for efficiency. This company offers a competitive, quality product line-up and provides a high level of service to their customers. This is a value added product type company, not a price sheet sales company.
Qualified candidates for the Manager of Dairy Nutrition role must have:
• 10+ years of proven PhD, nutritional sales, and tech support with a strong people skill-set and management understanding.
• PhD in Animal Science with strong R&D nutrition background and history.
• Confident enough to lead platform strategy and growth with sales staff and tech nutritionists.
• Proven ability to build relationships within a company and external key partners across the industry.
• Complete knowledge of formulation programs, previous R&D experience and new product development.
• Feed/nutrition/commodities experience across multiple species would be a plus.
Compensation: Salary will depend on previous compensation history and industry experience level.
Benefits: Benefits are offered and are competitive.
Desired Location: The Manager of Dairy Nutrition position is located in the Upper Midwest Region of the U.S.A.
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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Manager of Dairy Nutrition job.