Diagnostics Technical Specialist – Michigan
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.Location: Michigan
Role Description: The Diagnostics Technical Specialist (DTS) provides onsite support to veterinary clinics, laboratory research, and veterinary academic settings and are responsible for the overall business health and customer satisfaction of their assigned territories. Their primary purpose is to assist clinics with all aspects of implementation, training, operation, applications, and problem resolution on all veterinary diagnostics products. The specialist will be involved in all phases of the onsite support process with emphasis on diagnostics implementation, workflow improvements, and increasing utilization of diagnostic products.Anticipated travel within assigned territory as required (up to 60%-70%).
* Responsible for the success of the relationship with assigned clinics in order to achieve the goals and objectives identified by the customer and company to improve utilization, increase adoption, and minimize implementation time of diagnostic products. * Responsible for identifying, quantifying, qualifying, tracking, and evaluating clinic pain points; and, for facilitating, developing, designing and implementing clinic workflow processes that improve overall customer experience with diagnostic products. * Responds to requests for onsite technical support, providing prompt and accurate technical assistance, troubleshooting, and resolution of complex system problems for veterinary clinics, laboratory research, and veterinary academic settings. * Provides clinics with guidance, instruction, and training on the product line to increase productivity and performance through formal and informal presentations. * Provides post sale product installation and validation, applications and operations training. * Completes daily activity documentation, including detailed reports after customer visits, by collecting, analyzing and summarizing all available information including detailed satisfaction information. * Must possess superb customer service skills, be able to work independently, make appropriate decisions with accuracy, timeliness, and complete follow-through. * Must understand general veterinary clinic operations including but not limited to diagnostic applications, financial limitations, training requirements, and workflow processes. * Must have the ability to create and deliver training presentations clearly and effectively in both formal and informal environments. * Works closely with the Area Business Manager (ABMs) and Diagnostic Solutions Consultant (DSCs) to provide appropriate customer service in a team approach. * Works with the ABM and DSC teams to identify and report opportunities for additional analyzers in customer accounts as well as new opportunities through referrals from existing customers. * Ability to safely lift and move 60 lbs.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability Requirements:
* Basic computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe) * At least one year of experience working in a clinical setting. * Basic knowledge of animal disease states preferred. * Knowledge of diagnostic products, instrumentation, and clinic processes * Candidate must possess an analytical mindset and demonstrable critical thinking skills * Must have the availability and willingness to travel up to 80% of work week and flexible to accommodate customer visit requests. * This position requires travel to multiple locations within the US and Canada. * Typically works standard business hours, Monday through Friday. * May be required to travel on a Sunday to be at a customer location Monday morning. * Bilingual, Spanish or French is a plus
Qualifications (Training, Education, & Prior Experience):
* Position requires an Associate degree with a bachelor”s degree preferred or equivalent experience. * A degree from a Veterinary Technology Program preferred * Credentialed Veterinary Technician preferred