Technical Director – Dairy
US Dairy Market
Direct Hire position
Sedona AG Services is partnering with a dynamic and startup culture dairy client in seeking a Technical Director to lead their dairy team and to work with veterinarians, nutritionist and producers to help improve dairy performance. The Dairy Technical Director will join a close-knit team that values work-life balance, family, passion for dairy, healthy competition, and honesty.
This role requires a high level of technical dairy nutrition acumen in order to support the sales team, nutritionists, veterinarians and dairy producers on herd best practices. The successful Dairy Technical Director will have previous experience and knowledge of dairy nutrition, a PhD, as well as awareness of the current regulations surrounding the dairy industries. The Dairy Technical Director will be expected to be a key partner with ongoing product research and analysis.
What you get to do:
Liaison with Nutritionists and Veterinarians for customers and present product research and analysis
Recruit and establish an external Dairy Advisor Board
Work with sales personnel at customer and potential customer facilities.
Assist Consulting Nutritionists and Veterinarians to facilitate feed regiment at dairies.
Work with marketing group to create advertising campaigns and technical presentation of trial data.
Work with internal staff on opportunities, challenges, information and technology requirements for company products.
Present latest data and development of company products at conferences, symposiums, veterinarians and nutritionist group meetings.
Supervise, coordinate and participate in the writing of experimental protocol for planned trials.
Scientific publication of relevant research in peer-reviewed journals.
Gain Knowledge of latest developments related to Lactate Utilizers and Injectable trace minerals by keeping up on latest scientific research, papers and networking with other scientists.
Assist with potential grant opportunities.
Assist with marketing and R & D budgets.
What we need from you:
PhD in the Animal Sciences, with a preference for Dairy/ruminant nutrition and health
Strong interpersonal skills both inside and outside of organization.
Understanding of anaerobic fermentation process and injectable trace minerals a plus
Demonstrated strong work ethic.
Desire to exceed expectations by displaying a strong sense of ownership
Annual Base Salary
Interested in learning more? Please email your resume to Amanda: Amanda@careerpros.com
Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.