As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals’ lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco’s promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

The Poultry Technical Advisor, reporting to the Senior Director of Technical Services is a role for an established Poultry Veterinarian with experience supporting animal health solutions in commercial production and a track record of providing service and value to US customers.

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) required
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in commercial poultry health management
  • Minimum 5 years Allied industry experience supporting products in Breeder, Hatchery, Grow-out and Food Safety
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with customers to identify and manage complex live production challenges
  • Provide objective technical support to our customers from inside and outside the Elanco portfolio
  • Serve as a knowledge resource to the US sales and technical teams
  • Present at scientific and industry meetings and participate in professional organizations as an Elanco representative
  • Identify and communicate unmet customer needs to marketing teams and help generate marketing materials and trial development
  • Participates in training events for business; assists in training materials or curricula development
  • Drive technical key account planning based on customer needs
  • Independently discover opportunities and solutions beyond product

Additional Skills & Preferences:

  • Effective communicator that can engage at all levels of management including veterinary, live-production and commercial roles
  • Willing to explore alternative approaches to common industry challenges
  • Ability to communicate “the voice of the customer” to internal stakeholders
  • Externally recognized expertise in species, disease state or products with US integrators
  • Scientific or technical publications on disease state or product
  • Advanced degree e.g DCPAV, MAM, PHD
  • Established network in US poultry production

Additional Information:

  • Field based location located in Eastern Shore with routine domestic travel (50-60%) and occasional international

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