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Job #: 167186
An unquestionable leader in their field has fully saturated their market with their core products and seeks a Dairy Nutritionist to develop new products, provide technical support to customers, and support sales.
Reasons why this is a great job for the right person – You get to create cutting-edge products based on the latest academic research. – You report to the President, who has a technical background. – The company is well-funded and committed to product development. – This is a new role; make it your own. – The company has a small team feel. – You will have a seat at the table.
Product Development (50%) – Conduct market & competitor research to give customer insights – Develop new products that align with market opportunities – Interpret and summarize research to develop products – Design trials & develop relationships w/research facilities & industry leaders – Collaborating with stakeholders in sales/tech & procurement
Technical Support (25%) – Assess diets and monitor feed formulations – Tech support and R&D of non-core business – Customer service by addressing inquiries and resolving issues – Quality control and regulatory compliance
Sales Support (25%) – Supporting key customer relationships – Preparing for/going to/following up on trade shows
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY, CANDIDATES MUST – Possess an advanced degree in ruminant or dairy nutrition – Live in the Upper Midwest – Have experience and success developing new products in ruminant nutrition or health – Have developed a commercially successful product(s) from concept to significant revenue – Be willing to work with products for calves, heifers, and lactating cows – Have experience working with outside/academic research facilities – Be comfortable working with industry leaders, sales professionals, and customers – Be a team-oriented problem-solver with excellent time management skills
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