Technical Service Manager - Ruminant
New Zealand
9d ago

DSM Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously.

DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-

based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees.

The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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We are seeking a technical individual well versed in Animal Nutrition to focus in our Ruminant business. It is not neccesary to be based in Auckland, but any location rich in the New Zealand ruminant Market is prefered.

This position is part of the Local Solutions engine in the region for Ruminant. The position holder is working very closely with the sales organization on developing and defining local solutions for the customers.

S / he works closely with the species experts (trial capabilities) and regional category managers to support differentiation against competition on the ANH (Animal Nutrition and Health) focus products where required in order to drive and enable local solutions.

Networking and knowledge sharing is at the heart of this position. The position holder is part of ruminant nutrition expert team enabling and strengthening the experience and knowledge sharing within ANH.

The Challenge

  • Understanding customer (nutritional) needs and translating to viable business solutions and product positioning
  • Swiss knife" of the organization (alignment on key services / tools / research required to deliver solutions)

  • Matching internal capabilities to solution generation
  • Key support and technical translator to account manager or local species expert at interface with customers
  • Provides strategic input on nutritional concepts and product development, positioning and implementation
  • Representing the Region in Global technical solution initiatives
  • Develop and write storylines
  • Contributes to regional category management, marketing communication to optimize sales support
  • Knowledge exchange with various stakeholders (local specie specialists, regional product category Management, local Sales Managers, Account managers and Promotion & Launching groups)
  • Develop / coach local species experts and account managers
  • The Ideal

  • Master's degree in animal science / nutrition or related discipline. PhD would be an advantage.
  • Post graduate degree in business management is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the animal nutrition industry.
  • Good working knowledge of feed industry in Asia Pacific preferred.
  • Working knowledge in key industry tools, i.e. understanding of feed formulation
  • Value Marketing and Selling, Account Management experience preferred
  • Project management experience
  • The Reward

    We offer you a rewarding and challenging job with lots of opportunities for personal growth and career development in a professional, entrepreneurial, no-

    nonsense and very agile environment. We strive to be an Employer of Choice and ensure that our employees are nurtured and given the opportunity to develop their talents.

    Terms and conditions as well as fringe benefits and salary are in line with market standards.

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