Regional Technical Manager Swine and Poultry, for the Territory Asia

Founded and grown as an Austrian family business, Delacon has been the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives for about 30 years. We coined the term 'phytogenic feed additives' and are researching, developing and manufacturing feed additives composed of herbs, spices, other plants and their extracts such as essential oils – for poultry, swine, ruminants and aquaculture.

 

From our headquarters and our standardized and modern production facility in Steyregg, Austria, we export our products to more than 80 countries worldwide. Delacon’s global team of more than 120 people in 21 countries share the commitment to phytogenic feed additives to further investigate their role in animal nutrition, and to showcase the customer that they are a great opportunity for future challenges in livestock production. On a global scale, we are searching for potential team members who will share the commitment to phytogenics and Delacon’s pioneering spirit.

 

Currently we are recruiting a

 

 

The purpose of this position is:

The purpose of this job is to provide active technical support for using Delacon products on a regional market in alignment with overall business objectives to maximize profitable sales, to meet targets and exploit business opportunities in a fast-growing market. This product-oriented technical support will be delivered to sales staffs of Delacon and of Distributors, as well as to Delacon direct customers.

 

Your detailed working tasks and responsibilities are:

  • advise and provide necessary technical solutions to customers (if possible) during feed mill and farm visits: feed formulation, feed technology, quality control, farm management…
  • conduct technical training in-house and train distributors about Delacon products and relay Delacon footprint on the market
  • upon the request of the Sales Group Leader Asia, train customer staff, organize and coordinate seminars when necessary
  • provide leadership and coordinate with all parties related to the implementation, commissioning and wrapping up all trial projects
  • technically assist sales representatives during visits to key customers
  • help to translate and formulate outcome from trials or from other related technical information, shared with Product Development & Innovation team
  • continuously seek new knowledge and update the related or useful technical information for the benefit of sales and marketing team
  • generate technical support material on a regular basis to support Delacon business activities
  • represent Delacon at scientific conferences and technical seminars
  • help to coordinate all technical issues including matters concerning product registration with Delacon Regulatory Affairs located in Austria
  • being aware about marketing activities and new products, providing advice and giving feedback about sales performance

 

Your expected qualifications and skills:

  • university degree in agricultural, nutritional or veterinary sciences, minimum of MSc degree
  • minimum of 8 years´ work experience in animal nutrition industry or in feed additives business, practical experience in animal feed formulation, research experience
  • customer-oriented, proactive personality, seeking for opportunities
  • team working spirit is a must
  • capability of working independently, setting priorities and organizing work effectively
  • flexibility, open minded-nature, keen to develop a market and ready for challenge
  • positive and friendly attitude
  • excellent English skills (written and spoken)
  • travelling: maximum 50% of working time
  • office location in Asia region (open for discussion)

 

Our offer to you:

This position offers self-responsible, challenging and diversified tasks. We offer you a loyal, motivating and international working environment with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. Flexible working-hours and social benefits schemes play an important role in our company culture.

 

Please submit your application documents to:

Delacon Biotechnik GmbH, Weissenwolffstraße 14, A-4221 Steyregg, Austria

Krisztina Farkas, international recruitment and staff development 

jobs@delacon.com, +43 732 640 531-227

www.delacon.com

 

 

 

 

 

Sales Manager Poultry - Poland (f/m)

Founded and grown as an Austrian family business, Delacon has been the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives for about 30 years. We coined the term 'phytogenic feed additives' and are researching, developing and manufacturing feed additives composed of herbs, spices, other plants and their extracts such as essential oils – for poultry, swine, ruminants and aquaculture.

 

From our headquarters and our standardized and modern production facility in Steyregg, Austria, we export our products to more than 80 countries worldwide. Delacon’s global team of more than 120 people in 21 countries share the commitment to phytogenic feed additives to further investigate their role in animal nutrition, and to showcase the customer that they are a great opportunity for future challenges in livestock production. On a global scale, we are searching for potential team members who will share the commitment to phytogenics and Delacon’s pioneering spirit.

As part of Delacon’s continued growth, we are looking for a

 

Sales Manager Poultry - Poland (f/m)

 

The purpose of the position is:

to follow and develop the sales of Delacon products with the already existing customers in Poland`s poultry segment and to create and develop new business relationships. Reporting to the Country Manager of Delacon Poland, the new colleague performs and coordinates necessary field sales activities and manages his/her sales territory, including feed producers and poultry farms, in order to achieve maximum sales and profit performance of feed additives in relation to the yearly budget established for his/her market segment.

  

Your detailed tasks and responsibilities are:

  • creating new business relationships with major poultry accounts, genuinely presenting the technical and applied benefits of Delacon`s products
  • developing and maintaining marketing and technical competencies in the company`s product line and the products of our current and emerging competitors
  • ensuring the timely processing of sales orders
  • developing, modifying or adding products for new or existing customers, closely cooperating with research, tech support and marketing teams
  • performing field sales activities, managing the territory assigned
  • evaluating and determining the product mix to fulfill the customers` needs, developing sales strategies
  • gathering and communicating information on competitors` products internally
  • participating in marketing projects, feed programs together with the colleagues in Poland and Eastern Europe
  • actively cooperating with the Regional Technical Manager in Poland
  • developing and managing the internal sales pipeline

 

 Your expected qualifications and professional background:

  • university degree (or higher) in animal science, animal nutrition or veterinary medicine
  • 7-10 years of relevant sales experience (ideally feed additives), mainly gained in the poultry sector
  • sound knowledge in animal nutrition and health

  

Regarding your skills and personality, we need:

  • outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken
  • good presentational skills
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • flexibility
  • ability to handle and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, in a result-oriented commercial environment
  • ability to work under pressure and to cope with deadlines.

 

What you need to know yet:

  • the employment contract is concluded with Delacon Poland
  • the position is home office-based in Poland (ideally Warsaw), you shall have the capability to work independently, setting priorities and effectively organizing your working days
  • even though you shall communicate in Polish with your customers, the internal communication language with your direct line manager and colleagues outside Delacon Poland is English
  • you will spend ca 80% of your work time travelling (mostly in Poland), an active B-category driving license is needed (company car provided).

 

Our offer to you: This position offers self-responsible, challenging and diversified tasks. We offer you a loyal, motivating and international working environment with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. Flexible working-hours and social benefits schemes play an important role in our company culture.

 

Please submit your application documents to:
Delacon Biotechnik GmbH, Weissenwolffstraße 14, A-4221 Steyregg, Austria
Krisztina Farkas, international recruitment and staff development, jobs@delacon.com, +43 732 640531-227
www.delacon.com

 

 

 

Regional Technical Manager Monogastric Poland (f/m)

Founded and grown as an Austrian family business, Delacon has been the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives for about 30 years. We coined the term 'phytogenic feed additives' and are researching, developing and manufacturing feed additives composed of herbs, spices, other plants and their extracts such as essential oils – for poultry, swine, ruminants and aquaculture.

 

From our headquarters and our standardized and modern production facility in Steyregg, Austria, we export our products to more than 80 countries worldwide. Delacon’s global team of more than 120 people in 21 countries share the commitment to phytogenic feed additives to further investigate their role in animal nutrition, and to showcase the customer that they are a great opportunity for future challenges in livestock production. On a global scale, we are searching for potential team members who will share the commitment to phytogenics and Delacon’s pioneering spirit.

As part of Delacon’s continued growth, we are looking for a

 

Regional Technical Manager Monogastric - Poland (f/m)

 

The purpose of the position is:
to lead all technical activities related to Delacon Poland`s customer service within Poland and manage all the animal trials conducted in the country. Reporting to the Regional Technical Manager – Eastern Europe, our new colleague is responsible for the local product management (under the supervision of the Product Development & Innovation team in Europe).

 


Your detailed tasks and responsibilities in Poland are:
• addressing technical issues as required by Delacon Poland, mainly focusing on poultry and swine
• providing technical assistance to the sales representatives during their visits to customers in Poland
• leading all trial projects in Poland, coordinating these with all parties concerned during the implementation, commissioning and wrapping up phases
• conducting technical training to in-house, as well as the customers` technical personnel
• cooperating in translating and formulating the outcome of trials and other related technical information, to be shared with the Product Development & Innovation team
• continuously seeking new knowledge and updating the related or useful technical information to assist the sales team of Delacon Poland
• compiling technical support materials on a regular basis to support the business activities of Delacon Poland
• representing Delacon at scientific conferences and technical seminars

 

 

Globally cooperating with Product Development and Innovation team:
• setting up and following trials, keeping control on the process, collecting result analysis and giving feedback to the customer
• acting as a technical referent, facilitating expert intervention at customer level
• following up our competitors, collecting and sharing information about them with the Product Development and Innovation team
• collecting and sharing information about our end-users` needs and trends, technology information and local product positioning

 


Your expected qualifications and professional background:
• preferably PhD (or MSc with relevant work experience) in animal science, animal nutrition or veterinary medicine
• 5-7 years of professional experience in the fields of animal nutrition or feed additives
• research experience and proven project management skills (including coordinating re-sources and directing the projects in the right direction in a timely manner)
• practical experience in animal feed formulation would be an advantage

 

 

Regarding your skills and personality, we need:
• outstanding communication skills, both written and spoken, with different seniority of target groups
• good presentation skills
• ability to work in a multicultural environment (mostly with Europe)
• strong interpersonal skills
• flexibility
• sense of diplomacy
• ability to work under pressure and to cope with deadlines

 

 

What you need to know yet:
• the employment contract is to be concluded with Delacon Poland
• the position is home office-based in Poland (ideally Warsaw), you shall have the capability to work independently, setting priorities and effectively organizing your working days for yourself
• even though you shall communicate in Polish with your customers, the internal communication language with your direct line manager and colleagues outside Delacon Poland is English. Russian language is an advantage
• you will spend ca 50% of your work time travelling (mostly in Poland), an active B-category driving license is needed (company car provided).

 

 

Our offer to you: This position offers self-responsible, challenging and diversified tasks. We offer you a loyal, motivating and international working environment with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. Flexible working-hours and social benefits schemes play an important role in our company culture.

 


Please submit your application documents to:
Delacon Biotechnik GmbH, Weissenwolffstraße 14, A-4221 Steyregg, Austria
Krisztina Farkas, international recruitment and staff development, jobs@delacon.com, +43 732 640531-227
www.delacon.com

 

 

 

 

Wanted: clever minds with hands-on mentality

We are always seeking skilled people to join our team. A mix of personalities, mentalities and cultures is what makes us a major global player.

 

If you are willing to embrace our vision and take solution-oriented action, we are looking forward to receiving your application (including cover letter, resume, photo, certificates and references).

 

Please submit your documents to our HR Manager:

Delacon Biotechnik GmbH, attn: Mrs. Anna Wolfmayr, Weissenwolffstr. 14, 4221 Steyregg

or by e-mail to jobs@delacon.com.

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