Menu
up
Oct 012009
 

October 1st, 2009

The Animal Science Monitor Autumn Jobs Issue
Autumn 2009

Most readers know that the Monitor is brought to you by
two recruiters in the animal sciences, Dan Simmons & Don Hunter and
the job board AnimalScienceJobs.com.
Two or three times each year we try to make the Monitor pay its’ way by
producing referrals for us, we do this via the special jobs issues.The
ASM will soon be 5 years old. In the first issue of the ASM we posted a
job for a Dairy Nutrition Manager. We were contacted by Dave, a
wonderfully qualified candidate who lived 15 minutes from this job. He
joined the company, is still happy in his job and has since been
promoted. Check out the jobs below and contact us if one looks
interesting to you. You may be as lucky as Dave.

Dan Simmons

Don Hunter
If you would like your organization’s job postings to appear in issues of the Animal Science Monitor, you can post them on www.AnimalScienceJobs.com

Thanks for reading the ASM!
Dan & Don


Regional Sales Manager

Location: Northeast Iowa/Southwest Wisconsin

Compensation: $80,000 – $95,000 plus $20,000 bonus potential

Major player in animal agriculture
industry seeks Regional Sales Manager to develop their sales team,
increase brand awareness and grow sales.

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL LOVE THIS JOB

  • Established leader in the industry
  • Great potential for growth
  • Top quality products
  • Reasonable travel
  • Multi-species product line
  • Financially solid company
  • Excellent compensation including bonus potential
  • Strong benefits package

In this role the Sales Manager will over see

  • strategic sales planning
  • customer satisfaction
  • new business development through new customers and new distribution points
  • sales training and skill development
  • manpower planning and recruiting
  • budgeting and resource allocation
  • business unit and territory profitability
  • the sales compensation program
  • credit
  • pricing and margins

QUALIFICATIONS

10 years in the animal agriculture
business with 4 years experience supervising a sales team. A BS degree
in a relevant field is required. This person should be high energy,
results-oriented and possess a track record of success in sales.

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Don at don@bayresourcegroup.com 

 
Dairy Sales & Support Rep

Location: Milwaukee, WI;

Compensation: $45,000 -$60,000

Major international organization seeks
a Key Account Manager to market products to the dairy industry. This
person will market and support the sales of silage inoculants and
direct-fed microbials throughout the USA. This role requires extensive
travel.

The responsibilities included in this role include

  • Product sales to regional feed mills and national distribution companies.
  • Troubleshoot perceived silage
    problems with producers and dealers via on-farm visits and telephone
    calls as part of the technical sales and support program for silage
    inoculants.
  • Stand up presentations to dairy producers and dealers
  • Contribute to the development of business strategy for your territory, region and national business

REASONS WHY THIS IS A GREAT JOB FOR THE RIGHT PERSON

  • You will be working for a highly respected brand with quality products. You can feel confident representing these products.
  • You will be selling proven science-based products. You will help producers be more profitable.
  • An excellent benefits package is provided by a financially stable company. You will have less personal worries.
  • The company is large enough for you to grow in your career beyond this role.
  • There is a focus on servicing producers. You will solve problems for dairy producers, not just push products.
  • There is a variety of work
    involved in sales and service. You will work with the scientists to
    solve problems, train local sales reps, visit dairies and develop your
    marketing plan. It is exciting work.
  • You will utilize your stand up presentation skills to explain the products to producers and to train local sales reps.

REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for this position,
candidates must possess a BA/BS degree in dairy science, animal science
or a related area AND have a minimum of 18 months sales experience
selling animal health or animal feed products. This position requires
you live near in suburban Milwaukee. Candidates must be willing and
able to travel overnight 50-60%. This position requires a person with
great energy, enthusiasm and creativity along with the presentation of
a professional image. PC, computer spreadsheet and presentation
programs (Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint), as well as strong
organizational, verbal and written communications skills are required.

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Don at don@bayresourcegroup.com 

 
Technical Services Veterinarian (DVM Northeast & Midwest)

Location:  NE& Midwest Region

Compensation:  $80,000 – $110,000 

Provide in-house technical expertise,
ongoing staff education, and quality assurance of pharmacovigilance
activities. Additionally, this position will be responsible for
escalated technical and/or pharmacovigilance consultation calls. Assist
in the recommendations related to diagnostic work-up, treatment regimen
and resolution of reported adverse events with products, client and
clinic complaints, and perceived product inefficacy.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:

  • The position requires a Doctor of
    Veterinary Medicine degree and a minimum of five years of clinical
    practice experience, or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years industry experience and/or related business experience is desired.
  • Must have a sound understanding of Companion Animal veterinary medicine and practice. Equine and livestock experience helpful.
  • Requires strong organizational
    and communicative skills and the ability to interact with top
    management personnel, as well as the communicative skills to work with
    veterinary practitioners and pet owners is essential.

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Dan at dan@consearch.com 

 
Dairy Nutrition Consultant

Location:  Southeastern Wisconsin, WI

Compensation:  $60,000 – $115,000 

We’re recruiting the best & brightest Dairy Nutritionist Consultants in the upper mid-west!

10 Reasons why the right person will love this job

  • You will have a great deal of autonomy, so you can make decisions that are right for your clients
  • You will focus on large progressive dairies who want to listen to you and make great decisions on making or saving money
  • You will be compensated well and have the ability to earn a tremendous income
  • You will become a member of your clients’ management team and help them be more productive
  • You will be working for an
    established leader in the feed industry who is stable, financially
    strong and growing and provides a solid benefits package
  • Consultants receive excellent management support with quick answers
  • You will be recognized when you meet & exceed your goals and be appreciated for your contribution
  • Company lives each day by their
    core values so you can feel comfortable that you are representing an
    ethical, responsible company
  • You will enjoy many of the advantages of being a self-employed dairy consultant, without being self-employed
  • Company provides excellent
    support team, great distribution and a variety of products &
    services so that you can bring a great deal of value to your clients

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will possess an
advanced degree (MS, DVM, Ph.D.), have a consultative approach to dairy
nutrition consulting and have an advanced level of understanding of
dairy nutrition and farm management. Additionally this person will be
comfortable working with large (200-1000 cow) dairies.

Compensation program, which includes salary and benefits, will be commensurate with skills and experience. 

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Don at don@bayresourcegroup.com 

 
Swine Farm Manager

Location: Western Ohio

Compensation: $45,000 – $60,000

Grow your career while growing our
pigs! We’re looking for a Swine Farm Manager who is able to effectively
manage a 2400 head commercial sow unit. This growing company is
continuing to develop its’ swine business and needs promotable leaders.

Overview

This is a highly responsible
production position conducting supervisory activities and related
functions as necessary. This position requires an extremely thorough
person, who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels. As
unique situations present themselves, the successful candidate must be
sensitive to customer needs, corporate goals, team member goodwill, and
the public image.

Responsibilities include managing the day to day operation of 2400 sows in a commercial unit with a staff of 8.

Education and Related Experience

We’re looking for a highly motivated
and caring person with a degree in Animal Science and experience in a
large-scale total confinement swine operation. Concentrated experience
with breeding and gestation is a plus. Strong math, communication, and
leadership skills are needed to be successful. Since this is a
fast-paced, ever-changing environment, we need someone who is adaptable
and a team-player. Being good with detail and follow-through are
necessary.

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Quality of life work week (48-50 hours working 1 weekend out of three)
  • Incentive pay allows you to increase your income based on your farms production
  • Team of 8 on each farm
  • Financially stable company
  • Excellent benefits package including 3 weeks vacation, retirement & health package
  • Company has excellent reputation in industry and low employee turnover
  • Company is growing its� swine business

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Dan at dan@consearch.com 

 
Farrowing Manager

Location: Western Ohio

Compensation: $32,000 – $37,000

Grow your career while growing our
pigs!  We’re looking for a Farrowing Manager who is able to promote to
a Farm Manager position in the future.  This growing company is
continuing to develop its’ swine business and needs promotable leaders.

Overview

This is a highly responsible
production position conducting supervisory activities and related
functions as necessary.  This position requires an extremely thorough
person, who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels.  As
unique situations present themselves, the successful candidate must be
sensitive to customer needs, corporate goals, team member goodwill, and
the public image.

Responsibilities include the day to day farrowing of 2400 sows in a PIC multiplication unit.  Strong paperwork skills required.

Education and Related Experience

We’re looking for a highly motivated
and caring person with a degree in Animal Science and experience in a
large-scale total confinement swine operation.  Concentrated experience
with breeding and gestation is a plus.  Strong math, communication, and
leadership skills are needed to be successful.  Since this is a
fast-paced, ever-changing environment, we need someone who is adaptable
and a team-player.  Being good with detail and follow-through are
necessary.

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT PERSON WILL LOVE THIS JOB

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Quality of life work week (48-50 hours working 1 weekend out of three)
  • Incentive pay allows you to increase your income based on your farms production
  • Team of 9 on each farm
  • Financially stable company
  • Excellent benefits package including 3 weeks vacation, retirement & health package
  • Company has excellent reputation in industry and low employee turnover
  • Company is growing it’s swine business 

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Dan at dan@consearch.com  

 
Sales Manager Dairy Nutrition

Compensation: 80,000 – $100,000

Location:  Rural Ohio

Experienced Dairy Nutrition Sales
Professional needed to lead a team of dairy feed sales reps to reach
their full potential.  This manager will manage 3- 7 reps who sell
dairy nutrition direct to farm. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • sales leadership experience
  • track record of success selling dairy nutrition to the farm
  • ability to balance dairy rations
  • ability to hold people accountable for success
  • excellent problem resolution skills
  • entrepreneurial spirit

REASONS WHY THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL BE EXCITED ABOUT THIS JOB

  • Company is growing
  • Company is established and financially stable
  • Company leadership is customer-focused and sales-oriented
  • Sales team has some strong talent
  • Sales reps are compensated well
  • You will be challenged to reach your potential
  • You will be rewarded for your success
  • Little bureaucracy
  • You will be empowered to do your job
  • Dairy is still strong in this region

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Don at don@bayresourcegroup.com 

 
Beef Feed Sales Rep

Location: Abilene, TX

Compensation: $35,000 – $50,000

Regional animal feed company seeks
Beef Specialist to sell nutrition to beef ranches in Texas Panhandle. 
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Animal
Science and possess an understanding of ruminant nutrition.  This
person will have sales experience or sales aptitude (confident,
outgoing, assertive & great communications skills).  This person
will travel ranch-to-ranch selling feed or feed related products. 

We’re looking for a highly assertive self-starter who communicates well and likes to “Get ‘er Done”.

This is a SALES job, not a technical
support role.  In this role you will make sales calls to ranches and
once they are your customer, your job focus is to provide quality feed
and nutrition knowledge to help the ranchers be more profitable.  In
this role you sell on service, quality and knowledge, not price.

Reasons to take this position

  • You will have some established accounts to help you grow your business
  • Experienced mentor available to help you learn the ropes
  • Growing company with good manufacturing facilities and an understanding of the local market
  • Quality products
  • Company has nutritionists on staff to help with technical issues
  • Regular training on nutrition issues is provided.  You will continue to become better at your job through enhanced knowledge
  • You will sell service over price
  • Nice benefits package
  • Your compensation grows as your skill does
  • Company is financially stable
  • It’s a fun group of people to work with

Interested in being considered for this job?  Contact Don at don@bayresourcegroup.com 

 
Swine Technical Support

Location: Mid west

Note from Dan Simmons – This
opportunity is on the drawing board with one of my clients.  It is
expected to be finalized in October.  Position will require a MS or
Ph.D. degree in monogastric nutrition.  If you would like to be one of the first to be considered contact me at
dan@consearch.com

 

 

 

 

Copyright (C) 2009 Animal Science Monitor, All rights reserved.

Visit us on the web! www.animalsciencemonitor.com

To ensure our newsletter always reaches your inbox, please add info@animalsciencemonitor.com to your
address book.

share:
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • email

    Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.