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Dairy Field Technical Support (MN) - PhD Required

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Imagine what you can do at Land OLakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land OLakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agricultures toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land OLakes location or with one of our retail-owners and youll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:

Dairy Field Technical Support (MN) - PhD Required

Job Description:

This Dairy Field Technical support and Sales position is for the MN Dairy business served by Purina Animal Nutrition. The area of responsibility is primarily the State of MN supporting customers and salespeople and selling to specific Dairy customers and prospects through a consultative approach and education.

This role is responsible for;

  • Leading the technical and nutritional support throughout an assigned area.
  • Working closely with Sales Specialists and LPS's to provide education and solutions for producers.
  • Being the lead in nutrition and species education for the sales team and our Coop/Dealer customers.
  • Working both individually and through salespeople helping Coop/Dealer customers and prospects to mutually benefit and grow business by recommending the right nutrition and management practices for the producers operations.
  • Communicate with the Purina technical team and research staff to lead and promote innovative research and product development. Serve as a liaison with the Dairy Industry as a whole. Performs other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned or requested.

Experience and Education required;

  • PhD degree in Dairy specific nutrition with 5 or more years industry experience in a Dairy related field.
  • Enjoys and prefers working in the field with producers, sales specialists and Coop/Dealers.
  • Self motivated with excellent time management skills is a requirement for this position.
  • Effective communication skills in various settings and computer skills including ration balancing and Office applications.
  • Daily travel in an assigned geography.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land OLakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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