Denver, Garden City, Amarillo, Sioux Falls, Kansas City
Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.
The Technical Consultant will work with customers 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 product launches
Implement Elanco’s value strategy at the customer level
Customer and Technical Leadership
Train and coach Elanco personnel on disease, 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
Ensure publication of research studies in scientific meetings and peer reviewed journals
Assist with R&D requests and product line extensions
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
5 years experience if feedyard or beef cattle animal health
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required
Candidate must have a thorough understanding of the US beef food chain and commercial beef 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
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.