Enogen Feed Ruminant Nutritionist
About SyngentaAs global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the worlds leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative and inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture. Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. For more information about us please visit www.syngenta.com.Role purpose Be the technical expert for Syngenta Seeds with regards to ruminant nutrition and Enogen Feed technology.Provide technical assistance to sales team including training and interpretation of research.Position Company with consulting nutritionists, dairymen and veterinarians, to increase recommendations of Enogen Feed product concepts.Accountabilities Develop the technical story for Enogen Feed for beef and dairy.Develop relationships with key influencers, Industry engagement, and 3rd party nutritionists.Technical resource to support sales, meeting support, and setting the technical direction.Development, execution and interpretation the Enogen Feed R&D strategy with 3rd party researchers.Critical success factors & key challenges Experience with and extensive knowledge of nutrition, production, and/or veterinary medicine required.A history of success working with consultants, feedlots, and dairies is required.Must be able to work in team environment with sales professionals.Excellent communication, organization, time management, and analytical skills are required.Knowledge of the seed industry and ability to technically sell is highly desirable. Skills:Knowledge, experience & capabilitiesCritical knowledge 10+ years of proven experience in developing rations for beef and dairyBS MS preferred in Dairy or Animal Science with strong background and historyConfident enough to go toe to toe with consulting nutritionistsProven ability to build relationships and communicate valueComplete knowledge of feed ration development and interpretationFeed/nutrition/commodities experience within the beef and dairy industryCritical experience Work with sales managers and sales team to grow the Enogen Feed businessAbility to assess, analyze, and problem solve industry challengesKeep up to date with industry topics and directionCritical technical, professional and personal capabilities Assist in development and review of technical and sales materialCreate and present scientific presentations at a local, regional and national level as neededAssist in handling technical inquiriesProduct RD, development and university research relationshipsCritical leadership capabilities Strong team and some leadership experience, industry rapport and reputationPositively influence a team of non-direct reportsCommunicate effectively with internal and external stakeholdersBuilding trust and gaining consensusAchieving goals and encouraging innovationAdditional information Travel requirements: 20% – 35%All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.Preferred Location: Minnetonka, MN or Chicago, ILrecruitment.email@example.com. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC poster Link . Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. .Apply for this job.