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Dairy Technical Consultant-Remote Worker (Wisconsin, Idaho)

$120,000 – $150,000 yearly


Last Updated: 5/02/21

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Job Description

Please refer to requisition number R0004096 at the Elanco careers site. Link Below.

Main Purpose of Position:

The Technical Consultant will work with customers to position Elanco as the partner of choice by delivering exceptional technical expertise, market leading product solutions, scientifically sound research studies, and value beyond product including consulting, analytics, diagnostics, and market access support.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Sales and Marketing Support

  • Work closely with customers and serve as an active member of account teams
  • Identify and position opportunities for customers to use Elanco products
  • Actively participate in account planning and incorporate Elanco’s value strategy
  • Participate in the development and deployment of training events and materials
  • Aide in the planning and preparation for new product launches
  • Implement Elanco’s value strategy at the customer level

Customer and Technical Leadership

  • Train and coach Elanco personnel on disease, products, and industry practices
  • Build relationships with and influence external customers, consultants, and academics
  • Identify avenues to deliver value beyond product to customers
  • Maintain good standing with and influence of key industry organizations

Research and Innovation

  • Conduct research utilizing approved Elanco products
  • Align research with business needs and brand specific lifecycle planning
  • Ensure publication of research studies in scientific meetings and peer reviewed journals
  • Assist with R&D requests and product line extensions

Business Leadership

  • Effectively communicate within technical team and account teams
  • Identify opportunities and threats for customers and Elanco
  • Influence long range strategy and product positioning
  • Identify external talent for technical and other roles within Elanco

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in ruminant nutrition or DVM
  • 3-5 years of experience in dairy cattle nutrition

Preferred skills

  • Candidate must have a thorough understanding of the US dairy industry
  • Understands dairy nutrition and has credibility to influence successful dairy nutritionists
  • Candidate must have an expertise in technical consultancy, with special emphasis on addressing customer concerns or needs.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment

Company Details

Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health...