Ruminant Nutrition Consultant

Description: 

Nobis Agri Science, a family owned company that has established itself over 40 years as the leader in dairy nutrition, provides a portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and solutions that address nutrition requirements for better animal health and performance. It is our goal to fulfill the requirements and expectations of our customers, employees, and suppliers with products and services unparalleled in the industry.

At Nobis Agri Science, you will join a passionate team that works together to create economical solutions to meet the challenges and opportunities that our progressive customers demand. Our company is growing and making exciting changes within the organization. There are opportunities for growth based on performance, dependability, loyalty and the willingness to go above and beyond for our customers.

Nobis Agri Science has an excellent career opportunity for a Ruminant Nutrition Consultant. Be part of an expert team inside of a reputable, financially stable, long term player in the animal nutrition business. In this role, you will be mentored and will work with existing clients and work to forge new relationships and develop new business.  The successful candidate will have the qualifications and desire to provide first class customer service and innovative solutions to modern, large herd dairies that result in successes for the dairy producer.

Reasons the right nutritionist will love this job:

  • You can operate with significant autonomy while still having the support of other nutritionists and office personnel.
  • The employer provides cutting-edge research, and technologies, along with on-farm technical support.
  • Company provides training materials to expand your skill base so that you can become a highly skilled problem solver.
  • Vast range of superior products.
  • Your territory will be large enough to provide opportunity, but small enough that you are home at night.
  • This is a salaried position with an un-capped incentive with benefits.
  • Working with a company with a long term reputation for working successfully for the dairy producer.
Responsibilities: 
  • Develop cost effective ration formulations that maximize income over feed cost
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Regularly scheduled visits to clients; maintain visit logs and notes
  • Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers
  • Strong commitment to nurture existing relationships and cultivate new opportunities
  • Streamlined decision making provides answers quickly - no red tape
  • Report to the Director of Nutrition - no chain of command - quick decisions
  • Day travel within the territory- overnight travel as needed
  • Continued education and staying current with research and industry
  • Provide client training
Requirements: 

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, agriculture, business, marketing or relevant science-related degree
  • 2 or more years’ experience in sales, technical support, and/or customer support relevant to the dairy industry
  • Excellent communication
  • Able to work independently with exceptional organization skills
  • A passion for the dairy industry and cows

Preferred

  • Advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D., DVM)
  • 5 or more years of experience in a related field
  • Working knowledge of Dairy Comp 305, PC Dart, and other farm and data management software
  • Fully written and spoken English/Spanish
  • Technical knowledge of nutritional models and management practices

COMPENSATION:

  • Total Compensation will be base + commission + performance bonus
  • Company provides: vehicle, phone, travel expenses and computer
  • Company offers full health insurance, vision and short-term disability
  • Company offers a 401(k) retirement match program
  • Company believes in work/life balance

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Nobis Agri Science, Inc. delivers innovative solutions to the dairy industry and follows through with the service and expertise needed to reach the success demanded by our customers and ourselves. We never compromise on quality, safety, and performance or our company integrity. We put the customer first and take great pride in our ability to react quickly and professionally to the changing requirements of our customers and the market.

We provide our customers with the service and expertise in animal health and nutrition and develop and manufacture feed additives and premixes for the improvement of animal performance. Our ruminant nutritionists work closely with dairy producers to ensure that nutritional programs are properly designed to fit the producer’s specific needs.