Perdue Farms, Inc. Technical Services Manager in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.
Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Services Manager within our Animal Nutrition Department.
The purpose of this position is to provide technical nutritional support for the territory managers and external nutritionist within geographical responsibility.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Support and provide educational training to the domestic and international sales representatives to ensure they are competent in leading edge nutritional research and product development.
Provide technical nutritional support for the domestic and international sales representatives and external nutritionist.
Manage and develop technical sales information to support the sale of new products.
Manage formulation/modeling; quality control; and regulatory issues for Animal Nutrition.
Masters of Science (Animal Science, Dairy Science)
PhD preferred (Animal Nutrition)
ARPAS certification preferred
Understanding of dairy feed industry
Understanding of feed formulation
5 years of related experience
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.
When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.