Swine Technical Service Specialist (Ames, IA or Saskatoon, SK)
Fast Genetics is currently seeking a highly motivated person to fill a permanent full-time position in our innovative company as a Technical Service Specialist. The successful candidate is ideally based out of either our Ames, IA or Saskatoon, SK office but with the ability to travel unrestricted internationally. This position will include the following responsibilities and day-to-day functions, but is not limited to:Provide technical resource support for Fast Genetics internal production and third party multiplication;Build strong relationships with packers;Provide technical service to Fast Genetics customers;Involvement in research and development trials;Disseminate nutrition specifications and other guidelines for Fast Genetics animals to industry;Be involved in the pioneering of sex sorted sperm to Fast Genetics customers. The successful candidate would ideally possess the following experience and qualifications:Minimum undergraduate degree in Animal Science or related field;Knowledge and a minimum of 5 years of experience in swine production and genetics;Team-orientated;Ability to travel and work flexible hours;Outstanding communication skills;Research and project management skills;Strong interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must also demonstrate our shared values:Integrity: to be honest with our customers and ourselves and to maintain high ethical principles.Respect: for our people, our pigs, our customers and the environment in which we work.Innovation: to always seek new and creative ways to improve our products and services for our customers.Excellence: we will do what it takes to get the job done right in an effort to exceed customer expectations. About Fast GeneticsFast Genetics is a leading North American based pig genetics company with global reach. We provide breeding stock and innovative genetic solutions to pork producers to assist them in providing healthier food and using fewer resources in an environmentally sustainable way. We are committed to our founding principles of high health, integrity, and animal care. At Fast Genetics we empower our people by supporting and encouraging them to grow personally as well as professionally.Apply for this job.