Record #: 2836

Veterinary Practice Information:

Amy Vasquez
Practice Name:
DeLaval Manufacturing
Waunakee    Google Maps
Zip Code:

Job Description:

 Please contact Dr. Marianna Gentilini if you have questions, but use the link above to apply. The Technical Service Specialist MQAH, reporting to the Technology Manager R&D Milk Quality and Animal Health (MQAH), is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing farm trials for R&D MQAH. They also play an important role in the analysis and interpretation of large data sets and support to Product Management & Development Unit. Responsibilities include: Plan for and execute clinical trials for mastitis prevention, hoof disease, cleaning and sanitizing on the dairy farms. Assist and advise Product Management & Development Unit regarding clinical trials for product development and MQAH. Preparation of protocols and required documentation for planning, executing and monitoring clinical trials Analyzing and interpreting large data sets as required by group initiative. Train and advise the sales force in the market on DeLaval products regarding how they work and how to use them. Preparation of technical newsletters, scientific papers, competence handovers (related to clinical trials results), seminars (online and on site) on DeLaval products and scientific information for dairy improvement Provide technical support for existing products to Solution Support & Advisory Specialists, and Solution Managers (provide via technical newsletters and webinars for continued education). Technical support on non-routine claims, customer problems, competitive product comparisons and new technology assessments. Investigate product claims/quality messages and coordinate corrective actions with R&D, Sourcing and Product Management. Build a wide network within the industry, investigators and other key stakeholders. Be an active player in the product development and innovation process 
Training Required:
 B.A./B.S. in Animal/Dairy/Veterinary Science required (M.S. preferred) Have practical experience in cow physiology, dairy farming and milking systems, preferably 2+ years. Most of the current members of the team have veterinary degrees. 
Experience Desired:
 Strong communicator and active team member Have the ability to manage multiple, competing priorities Experience with a variety of software programs useful in office work and statistical packages (i.e. SAS) Proactive and independent, self-starter Organized, task oriented and analytical personality Cross functional team worker A basic ability to understand mechanical systems and chemical applications High level of familiarity with agri/dairy industry Have a reasonable understanding of mastitis, hoof problems, and cleaning of milk systems Ability to travel up to 40%  
  Dependent on Experience, yearly bonus dependent on company and independent goal setting 
 Health/Life/Disability insurance, paid time off, retirement plan with employer matching  

Species Percentages:

Beef:  0 Dairy:  100  Swine:  0  Small Ruminants:  0 
Equine:  0  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 Computer and office supplies, travel expenses and mileage, any tools needed for performing responsibilities 
Other Personnel :  Global company with main team located in Kansas City, MO. Tech services team US is in Waunakee, WI, with global team members in Belgium and China. 
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 For more than 135 years, DeLaval has been driving progress in milk production by innovating solutions for dairy producers around the globe. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to making sustainable food production possible. Working with our dealers across North America, we offer integrated solutions of milking systems, consumables and services to help dairy producers address challenges in animal welfare, food safety, farm profitability, and work efficiency. At DeLaval, we prioritize our people and their safety. We pride ourselves on our culture of thinking and acting as One DeLaval. We also empower our people to Make Things Happen, and encourage Setting Direction. 
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Date job was submitted:    2/12/2021 

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