Merck Livestock Intelligence Solutions Support Senior Specialist (Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma) in Lincoln, Nebraska
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Allflex Livestock Intelligence, part of our Animal Health, is the world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, and delivery of solutions for animal identification, monitoring and traceability. Our data-driven solutions are used by farmers, companies, and countries to manage hundreds of millions of animals worldwide. By putting intelligent, actionable management information into farmers’ hands, our solutions empower them to act in a timely manner to safeguard their animals’ health and wellbeing, while achieving optimal production outcomes for a healthy food supply.
As the largest provider of animal identification technology, we meet growing customer needs by providing over 500 million tags for identifying, tracking and monitoring animals every year and we monitor over 5.5 million cows daily, which allows access to real-time, actionable data and insights to help improve or enhance animal management and health outcomes.
With over 60 years of experience and around 1,900 team members worldwide, we have a global network of experts, each with a great depth of experience and unparalleled knowledge, who provide a valuable resource to farmers, companies, and countries. Allflex Livestock Intelligence has manufacturing and technology subsidiaries in North America, Europe, Israel, South America, China, Australia, and New Zealand. Our products are distributed in over 100 countries.
Intelligence Solutions Support Sr Specialist will support our sales staff, distributors, and customers as well as document and provide feedback to our engineering teams. Intelligence Solutions Support Sr Specialist will also provide on-site, and remote troubleshooting, installation commissioning and training for all Intelligence Solutions.
Assist with system setup and configuration.
Remote and on-site troubleshooting.
Remote training and review of system operation.
Maintenance of PC and (ALI) Allflex Livestock intelligence products including software upgrades.
Assist distribution installers and provide onsite and remote support.
Organized with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.
Weekend and evening phone support.
Weekend installation and commissioning support
Document software and hardware issues.
Document warranty related issues.
Develop training materials
Solutions support for sales prospects regarding technical information and reports.
Assist with testing, quality control and documentation.
Work with sales to create or verify site layouts for ID & monitoring equipment
Log call in CRM for failure analysis and escalation
Working around livestock in open areas, pens, alleyways, and harvest facilities.
Possible exposure to blowing dust, chemical fumes, and cleaning solvents
Occasional lifting of up to 75lbs
Standing for long periods
The use of ladders and other types of equipment
Travel expectations: 40-50 % Travel Shift (if applicable)
Qualifications and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s or associate degree with production agriculture or technical focus.
Experience in communicating complex technical solutions and presenting benefits of a product or service to livestock producers.
Working knowledge of LF RFID systems and understanding of UHF RFID technology
An understanding of production agriculture and/or animal health or food safety programs.
Excellent computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office, and experience with on-farm herd management software and source verification programs.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Ability to work both individually and in a team environment.
Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and take on new responsibilities.
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize accordingly.
Willingness to assist with animal identification programs.
Valid U.S. motor vehicle driver’s license without restriction.
Focus on the Customer
Demonstrate Ethics and Integrity
Make Rapid Disciplined Decisions
Working across boundaries
Core Commercial Functional Competencies:
Customer & Market Insights
Product Knowledge and Portfolio Management
Regulatory and Compliance Knowledge
Sub-Functional Commercial Competencies:
Business Development Strategy and Execution
Sales Force Educations
Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.
Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
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Requisition ID: R142904