Position Purpose & Summary
Global Neopigg Rescuecare expert is responsible to support the strategic implementation of Rescue and Smooth Technologies across the geographies where CAN is present. The rescue expert will be also involved in the implementation of the system in combination with VDL including new system developments and VDL .The position is accountable for leading the implementation of on farm of Rescue technologies supporting the commercial team across a number of geographies. This position will report to the European Young Animal Nutrition Manager and will dedicate 50 to 60 % of the time with Europe business and 40 to 50 % of the time with different geographies according to the global need of Rescue Care Concep implementation. The role requires a strong leadership and passion about the YAN animal nutrition business since will be a key position to implement the YAN technologies. Responsibility of Rescue Care expert is to train the trainer within the different geographies where rescue care technology is deployed.
Collaboration partners with others leads from Europe Business, as well as with both strategic marketing, technology and commercial leaders across European and Global CPN business. Build relationships, establish a proven track record in serving the business, drafting best practices, gaining insight on new opportunities, and providing the ‘voice of the customer’.
Priority 1: Technology
Implementation of Rescue and Smooth technology will be the focus for this position.
Be able to prepare a launch for a sub delivery of the project based on outcomes of trials)
Collect competitor information (products + hardware) from the field (EMEA + global)
Collect complaints regarding Neopigg RescueCare in the field (EMEA + global)
Support local screening trials (review protocol / questionaire on farm 60% Priority 2: Customer Facing activities and Business Results
Support Commercial team on Conduct rigorous business cases focused on devivering customer benefits for Rescue Offerings in Europe by prioritizing customers together with Commercial teams and YAN Manager. 50 % of the customer support will be in Europe and 50 % will be across different geographies such LATAM and SEA according to business cases.
This position will be responsible to work cohesively with sales leaders to measure and manage effective usage of time and to deliver value to the customer and to Cargill. Proactively measure and monitor performance and identify corrective actions. Develop a value based pricing culture and cababilities. Key customer visits across European business will be required by the YAN excellence team.
Trouble shooting activities on farms 40% Priority 3: Global rescue Support
Organize 4 times per year call
Organize Rescue academy (1-2 times per year)
Share new Neopigg RescueCare knowledge
Train the trainer in local teams regarding setting up Neopigg RescueCare at a farm:
Training hardware (how to design, order, install)
Training products (how to use them)
Local support for starting up first farms with Neopigg RescueCare in new areas
Support the local teams in problem solving — > third line (sales first, local technical support second)
Guide visits to demonstration farms in Europe (Netherland, Denmark, Belgium, Ireland) 40 % Priority 4: Strategic Marketing
Support and Co-Lead European YAN Marketing strategy development focusing on Where to Play, How to Win, M&A, and Capabilities to meet business growth targets together with Marketing team in link to Neopig RescueCare. Partner and influence the business leadership team to ensure strategic change is embraced and successful execution is accomplished
University degree / Animal Science knowledge.
Marketing education or training (marketing academy…)
Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
Ability to work in a multicultural environment and work in a matrix system.
Demonstrated proven success in project management;
Over 5 years demonstrated expertise and proven track record in animal nutrition, with relevant specie either in Sales, marketing or Technology;
Experience on swine farm (at least 2 years)
Passion to travel abroad (above 40%) and work with people from other cultures
Pre experience with Neopigg RescueCare or comparable systems Language skills: English (verbal and written) Location: preferably Rotterdam or Velddriel
Relationship-building and influencing skills
Project Management skills
Self-starter, but team player
Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Effective communication skills both written and verbal
Travel in Europe >40%
Fluent in English – both verbal and in writing
Culture awareness and experience of diversity