Technical Consultant-Sustainability FAB

Employer
Lilly
Location
Greenfield, Indiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 11 2019
Ref
52987BR
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other
The Technical Consultant Sustainability will work with customers, food channel participants and key opinion leaders to position Elanco as the partner of choice by delivering exceptional technical expertise, market leading product solutions, scientifically sound research studies, and value beyond product including consulting, analytics, diagnostics, and market access support.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Sales and Marketing Support
  • Work closely with customers and serve as an active member of account teams
  • Identify and position opportunities for customers to use Elanco products
  • Actively participate in account planning and incorporate Elanco's value strategy
  • Participate in the development and deployment of training events and materials
  • Aide in the planning and preparation for new non-pharmaceutical product launches
  • Implement Elanco's value strategy at the customer level
Customer and Technical Leadership
  • Train and coach Elanco personnel on food animal sustainability, products, and industry practices
  • Build relationships with and influence external customers, consultants and academics
  • Identify avenues to deliver value beyond product to customers and Elanco
  • Maintain good standing with and influence of key industry organizations
Research and Innovation
  • Conduct research utilizing approved Elanco products
  • Align research with business needs and brand specific lifecycle planning
  • Leverage Elanco's production databases to help customers implement and scorecard sustainability improvements
  • Ensure publication of research studies in scientific meetings and peer reviewed journals
  • Assist with R&D requests and product line extensions
Business Leadership
  • Effectively communicate within technical team and account teams
  • Identify opportunities and threats for customers and Elanco
  • Influence long range strategy and product positioning
  • Identify external talent for technical and other roles within Elanco


Company Overview

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we're driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life - all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at www.elanco.com

Basic Qualifications

  • DVM or PhD in animal science or related scientific discipline or:
  • Masters of Science with 10 of years industry, academic, or government experience
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.


Additional Information

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Candidate must have a thorough understanding of the US beef food chain and commercial beef production
  • Expertise in measuring and improving the sustainability of food animal production
  • Knowledge of animal health industry (emphasis on food animal production) economics and drivers of profitability
  • Candidate must have an expertise in technical consultancy, with special emphasis on addressing customer concerns or needs.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment

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