Dairy Technical Specialist (Remote Near Platteville)
Job Details
Evansville Operations - Evansville, WI
Full Time

ALCIVIA is looking for a Dairy Tech Specialist to provide exceptional member service according to the individual farm goals and needs. The role is a trusted advisor to dairy farmers in areas such adult and young animal herd nutrition and overall farm management. We are open to considering entry level or experienced candidates. This position will be based remotely near our Platteville, Wisconsin territory. 


This full-time role comes with competitive pay, profit-based bonus, paid time off, robust benefits package, 401k match, training and development, growth opportunities, and more!


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Become a key part of the producers farm management and decision making team
  • Advise members with a goal towards optimum profitability
  • Balance rations and provide technical service
  • Make recommendations and evaluate financial information
  • Prospect, pursue, and develop opportunities with new dairy farms
  • Evaluate and pursue additional business opportunities with existing members
  • Focus on dairy farms with 300 cows or more
  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell for other areas of the business
  • Support cross-divisional collaboration whenever possible
  • Help out in other areas of the business as bandwidth allows
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Sales and service focused mindset
  • Motivated to always exceed customer expectations
  • Work well independently and leading a team
  • Strong enthusiasm for building internal and external relationships
  • Embrace goals and goal setting to grow your sales career
  • Self-directed and focuses on taking action
  • Effective negotiation and closing skills
  • Ability to identify objectives and recommend the best solutions
  • Possess a strong set of core values and beliefs
  • Accept responsibility while maintaining integrity
  • Remain persistence and recover quickly from setbacks
  • Demonstrate confidence in approaching new members
  • Relate to and understand challenges facing midwestern dairy farmers


Physical/Work Demands:

  • Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods of time
  • Working in outdoor conditions
  • Varied work schedule and hours based on demand
  • Must be able to work long hours to meet commitments
  • Local and regional travel
  • Safety first mindset


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in dairy science, animal science, or related field
  • Master degree in dairy science, animal science, or related field preferred
  • Five years dairy nutrition experience
  • Experience with nutrition management software
  • Clean driving record required


Visit www.ALCIVIA.com/careers for more information about our local Wisconsin based, 100% farmer-owned cooperative. APPLY TODAY!