Technical Service Vet

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Technical Services Veterinarian, Vaxxinova US-Cattle

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Industry: animal health / Segment: livestock vaccines / Scope: US Technical Support/ Location: field based, USA / Travel: about 50%

About Vaxxinova US

Vaxxinova US (formerly Epitopix), headquartered in Willmar, MN, USA is part of the Vaxxinova group since early 2018. Vaxxinova US specializes in research, development, production and commercialization of livestock and poultry vaccines.

Vaxxinova US is a fast-growing company with a staff of over 60 people. The company is extending its commercial organization, creating a vacancy for Technical Services Veterinarian for our cattle business. Vaxxinova US is the inventor of the breakthrough SRP® technology, providing innovative vaccines for the poultry and livestock industry, offering both autogenous and fully licensed USDA vaccines.

The Vaxxinova Group was officially named and founded in 2010, but relies on expertise and market presence originating from the 1960s. Vaxxinova has a global network of production, research & development, and diagnostic facilities in 8 countries: Brazil, Germany, Italy, Japan, Jordan, the Netherlands, Norway, and the US. Its agile headquarters are based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Vaxxinova products and services are available in more than 60 countries.

Vaxxinova aims at providing a full range of both autogenous and licensed vaccines combined with high-level diagnostic services, supported by strong R&D. Our main focus is on livestock including poultry, aqua, cattle and swine.

Vaxxinova is part of the family-owned EW Group. The EW Group is based in Germany and is specialized in animal genetics, animal nutrition and animal health. The Group operates in over 100 countries and records consistent international growth. Its positive outlook and global orientation have led to an independent and significantly stable position in the market and a steady expansion.

About the role

The Technical Services Veterinarian will be a field-based position, reporting to the Director of Sales & Technical Services (also field based). This role is responsible for the U.S. Technical Support for cattle vaccines and diagnostics. The role will represent Vaxxinova US during scientific & industry events (presenting when possible), supporting the sales team & customers where needed, be the technical spokesperson for key accounts, and the leading technical follow up of diagnostic services. The role will be the technical support/voice for marketing projects and be the leading technical voice between the R & D and the marketplace.

This position requires about 50% travel.

Main responsibilities: Technical Services Veterinarian

  • Be our lead during technical meetings with key accounts, able to discuss vaccination programs and provide solid diagnostic services.
  • Represent Vaxxinova US during scientific events including technical presentations for experts and key opinion leaders.
  • Support the current U.S. diagnostic service and actively support further expansion and penetration.
  • Create demand for our vaccines by offering high-level technical support in cooperation with the territory managers in the field.
  • Provide technical content to produce marketing material such as brochures, technical bulletins, posters.
  • Formulate proposals to the development of new diagnostics or vaccines matching the future requirements of the poultry industry.
  • Ensure an effective communication and close contact with R&D and Sales & Marketing to ensure alignment concerning the technical needs and priorities of the market.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Veterinary Medicine or equivalent, a post-graduate degree is an advantage.
  • Recognized leader in cattle diagnostics and vaccination (preferred more than 5 years’ experience).
  • Customer Focused is a must; ability to communicate (at different levels) to complex customer operations is an advantage.
  • A deep understanding of the cattle industry, the key players and technical needs.
  • Demonstrated capability to deliver high-level technical presentations during industry & scientific events.
  • Ability to discuss complicated technical cases in an easy and understandable way.
  • Excellent English proficiency (written and spoken) is necessary, knowledge of other languages is an advantage.
  • Representing our entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on mentality. Must be a Team player
  • Fully functional in Microsoft Office software

Organizational

  • Field-based in USA
  • Reporting to Director of Sales & Technical Services
  • About 50% travel expected during weekdays, up to 75% when required for short periods




PI125655857

Company
Epitopix LLC
Posted
11/04/2020
Salary Range
$24,000.00 - 38,000.00
per Year
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Location
Willmar, MN 56201, US