Overview

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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.

 

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in ruminant nutrition or related field and/or DVM with nutrition knowledge
  • 3-5 years of experience in dairy industry

 

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

 

Preferred skills:

  • Thorough understanding of the US dairy industry
  • Understands dairy operations and has credibility to influence successful dairy nutritionists and veterinarians
  • An expertise in technical consultancy, with special emphasis on addressing customer concerns or needs.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) capability
  • Advanced data analytics skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment

 

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

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