Dairy Technical Specialist - France
Our client is a leading global animal health and mineral nutrition company and one of the few global companies to offer a comprehensive range of animal health and nutritional products. Headquartered in the USA, and established for over 100 years, our US-listed client, due to internal promotion, are looking to expand their European team and hire an additional resource for their Dairy Division in France.
This people-centric business believes its success is due to its strong core set of beliefs; to continuously develop and invest in their own people, to have a passion for excellence in every area of their business and to keep a strong focus on their customers, and their customers needs and challenges. Involved in both the development and manufacturing process of a broad range of animal health products the company's ultimate goal and passion is doing the right thing and keeping animals healthy.
Reporting into the European Manager the role is to raise awareness of the existing portfolio of products as well as spearhead the introduction of new products into the French market.
Networking with dairy owners and managers; independent /or feed company salespeople, nutritionists, veterinarians as well as current customers and distributors. You will establish new lines of distribution for some of the new products therefore relationships into these networks are useful.
You will provide technical support, be present at dairy and other industry trade shows building the company brand and contributing with the marketing strategy.
Minimum of 5 years industry experience in technical/sales support with primary expertise in dairy cattle nutrition and management. Previous product development experience helpful.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strategic customer relationships, handle multiple priorities and work in a self-directed manner.
Enjoy travelling to visit customers, 50% travel in the role.