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Program Service Coordinator

Contact: hr@accelgen.com


  Reports To:
  Vice President of Domestic Sales

  Division:
  Domestic Sales



Description:  To manage the coordination of all Accelerated Genetics programs including development and sales support. As well as develop new programs that work with our customers and their goals.  Including leadership, coaching, communication, development and marketing within the Accelerated Genetics cooperative by supporting the sales efforts.
Key Responsibilities:  Responsible for the management of Accelerated Genetics programs such as GEM, IMAGE, and large herd genomic program, AMP Genetics. Including:
·  Assist the Regional Program Specialist in growing volume, measuring results and supporting the innovation and development of all programs and support tools.
·  Develop training programs for new Program Service Specialist and the sales team for the growth and promotion of all Accelerated Genetics programs.
·  Ensure the genetic development of GEM & IMAGE are current to industry standards, trends and has the latest tools to help customers reach their goals
·  Identify field needs for expanded programs and services
·  Work with World Wide Sires and Latin America on program support.
·  Work with 10 to 15 herds on GEM evaluation to keep abreast of the program and animal evaluation
·  Provide regular communication to the field as well performance to the Vice President of Domestic Sales, Sales Managers
·  Develop the marketing efforts of all programs within Accelerated Genetics.
·  Assist Regional Sales Manager in the hiring, orientation, training and development of Regional Program Specialist
·  Work on developing account strategy and the preparation of bids to achieve sales objectives with the field and sales managers
·  Develop and analyze market trends and needs.
·  Understanding of Dairy Comp 305 and/or PC Dart, DHI Plus and other on-farm software programs
·  Follow procedures for approval of personnel expense reports
·  Promote the enhancement of the company’s image through educational meetings and public relations

Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Presentational skills, results driven, communication skills, self-starter, Microsoft Office knowledge, Cattle Evaluation, Dairy Genetics

Education/Experience:
·  B.S. degree in Agribusiness or related course
·  2-3 years of cattle evaluation

Additional Information:
·  Based out of the Baraboo, WI Office
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Travel throughout the Accelerated Genetics sales area maybe required

Assets Required:
·  Cellular Phone
·  Laptop

Reproduction Services Specialist

Contact: hr@accelgen.com


  Reports To:
  Reproduction Services Manager

  Division:
  Domestic Sales



Description:  To provide technical service, communication, develop and coordinate training as well as provide sales support for Accelerated Genetics dairy and beef divisions for customers worldwide, through reproductive based solution support.

Key Responsibilities:  Support our sales team with timely technical support to our worldwide accounts as requested.
·  Plan and carry out regular visits to key areas of the country in coordination with our Regional Sales Manager’s to support their customers and sales team.
·  Work in coordination with World Wide Sires (WWS) Area District Managers to provide timely reproduction technical services within their customer base when requested.
·  Work with Accelerated Genetics Latin American Regional Sales Managers to provide timely reproduction technical services within their customer base when requested.
·  Timely response to any reproduction, fertility, sync protocols, technical services from customers and our sales team by making personal visits, phone calls, emails, text messages or any other communication methods.
·  Continue follow-up communication with customers found to have reproduction issues.
·  Training of Accelerated Genetics personnel in reproduction, fertility, sync protocols as well as other information to keep our sales team abreast to the latest trends.
·  Represent Accelerated Genetics at national and international events and conferences (DCRC, ADSA, etc.) related to reproduction or other areas as needed
·  Utilize programs such as our ReproConnections program to support benchmarking, find trends and opportunities with our customers.
·  Keep in communication with Bovine Reproduction researchers and academic institutions in the US, and involvement of Accelerated Genetics in research projects in such areas when possible and needed
·  Write technical articles for internal Accelerated Genetics publications (Genetic Trends, website, etc.) and national dairy magazines (Hoards Dairyman, Progressive dairyman, etc.).
·  Work with and support our Heat Detection system COWSCOUT.
·  Perform other duties and assignments as directed by the Reproduction Services Manager.


Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Synchronization systems using hormones approved for use in the U.S.
·  Specialization in the areas of artificial insemination and reproductive management of dairy and beef cattle. 
·  Understanding of electronic heat detection systems
·  Working well in a team environment and excels in building relationships
·  Other: Presentation skills, results driven, communication skills
·  Basic understanding of dairy and beef genetics is a plus
·  Fluent in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese. 

Education/Experience:
·  PhD or Master’s Degree in dairy science and reproductive physiology.
o  Specialization in the areas of artificial insemination and reproductive management

Additional Information:
·  Position is based out the Administration Office, Baraboo, Wisconsin
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Regular travel throughout the United States required – minimum of 60% travel
·  Minimum travel needed globally

Assets Provided:
·  Cellular Phone
·  Computer
·  Vehicle

Reproduction Services Specialist

Contact: hr@accelgen.com


  Reports To:
  Reproduction Services Manager

  Division:
  Domestic Sales



Description:  To provide technical service, communication, develop and coordinate training as well as provide sales support for Accelerated Genetics dairy and beef divisions for customers worldwide, through reproductive based solution support.

Key Responsibilities:  Support our sales team with timely technical support to our worldwide accounts as requested.
·  Plan and carry out regular visits to key areas of the country in coordination with our Regional Sales Manager’s to support their customers and sales team.
·  Work in coordination with World Wide Sires (WWS) Area District Managers to provide timely reproduction technical services within their customer base when requested.
·  Work with Accelerated Genetics Latin American Regional Sales Managers to provide timely reproduction technical services within their customer base when requested.
·  Timely response to any reproduction, fertility, sync protocols, technical services from customers and our sales team by making personal visits, phone calls, emails, text messages or any other communication methods.
·  Continue follow-up communication with customers found to have reproduction issues.
·  Training of Accelerated Genetics personnel in reproduction, fertility, sync protocols as well as other information to keep our sales team abreast to the latest trends.
·  Represent Accelerated Genetics at national and international events and conferences (DCRC, ADSA, etc.) related to reproduction or other areas as needed
·  Utilize programs such as our ReproConnections program to support benchmarking, find trends and opportunities with our customers.
·  Keep in communication with Bovine Reproduction researchers and academic institutions in the US, and involvement of Accelerated Genetics in research projects in such areas when possible and needed
·  Write technical articles for internal Accelerated Genetics publications (Genetic Trends, website, etc.) and national dairy magazines (Hoards Dairyman, Progressive dairyman, etc.).
·  Work with and support our Heat Detection system COWSCOUT.
·  Perform other duties and assignments as directed by the Reproduction Services Manager.


Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Synchronization systems using hormones approved for use in the U.S.
·  Specialization in the areas of artificial insemination and reproductive management of dairy and beef cattle. 
·  Understanding of electronic heat detection systems
·  Working well in a team environment and excels in building relationships
·  Other: Presentation skills, results driven, communication skills
·  Basic understanding of dairy and beef genetics is a plus
·  Fluent in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese. 

Education/Experience:
·  PhD or Master’s Degree in dairy science and reproductive physiology.
o  Specialization in the areas of artificial insemination and reproductive management

Additional Information:
·  Position is based out the Administration Office, Baraboo, Wisconsin
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Regular travel throughout the United States required – minimum of 60% travel
·  Minimum travel needed globally

Assets Provided:
·  Cellular Phone
·  Computer
·  Vehicle

Reproduction Services Manager

Contact: hr@accelgen.com


  Reports To:
  Vice President of Domestic Sales

  Division:
  Domestic Sales



Description:  To provide leadership, communication, develop and coordinate sales support for Accelerated Genetics Reproduction Services team by providing the sales team and customers worldwide, with solution based reproduction support in our dairy and beef divisions.

Key Responsibilities:  Support our sales team by developing programs to incorporate Reproduction Services as a tool to increase sales and/or strengthen Accelerated Genetics image in the United States and worldwide.

·  Coordinate activities, educate and provide training for Reproduction Service Specialists and Reproduction Advisors team
·  Train Accelerated Genetics personnel in reproduction topics, especially our ReproConnections program.
·  Facilitate continuous training to our ReproConnections group to stay on the cutting edge of reproduction technologies by attending top national reproduction conferences (DCRC, ADSA, etc.) and/or by bringing recognized outside speakers to the group.
·  Continue to bring new innovative ideas on reproduction and genetic solutions to enhance our customers goals and objectives
·  Participate and present at sales meetings, producer meetings and other cooperative events
·  Work with sales personnel and managers to support sales objectives and implement effective sales strategies
·  Be involved with all reproduction projects developed by Accelerated Genetics. This includes ReproConnections, CowScout, data collection and processing for the ACE fertility index, AI manual, etc.
·  Write technical articles for internal Accelerated Genetics publications (Genetic Trends, website, etc.) and national dairy magazines (Hoards Dairyman, Progressive dairyman, etc.).
·  Develop Spanish and/or Portuguese reproductive materials as needed.
·  Perform other duties and assignments as directed by the Vice-President of Domestic Sales.
·  Work in coordination with the Vice President of International to provide timely reproduction services in any country outside the Americas when needed with World Wide Sires (WWS) Area District Managers (ADMs) and Accelerated Genetics RSMs in our Latin American markets
·  Keep in communication with Bovine Reproduction researchers and academic institutions in the US, and involvement of Accelerated Genetics in research projects in such areas when possible and needed


Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Synchronization systems using hormones approved for use in the U.S.
·  Specialization in the areas of artificial insemination and reproductive management of dairy and beef cattle. 
·  Understanding of electronic heat detection systems
·  Financial: Budget & overall financial skills for department
·  Business: Area management, building relationships, negotiation
·  Other: Presentation skills, results driven, communication skills
·  Basic understanding of dairy and beef genetics is a plus
·  Fluent in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese. 

Education/Experience:
·  PhD or Master’s Degree in dairy science and reproductive physiology.
·  4-8 years sales and/or people management experience

Additional Information:
·  Position is based out the Administration Office, Baraboo, Wisconsin
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Regular travel throughout the United States required – minimum of 60% travel
·  Minimum travel needed globally

Assets Provided:

Cellular Phone, Computer, Vehicle   

Fleet Coordinator

Contact: hr@accelgen.com


Report To:  Controller

 

Description: To establish and coordinate management of Accelerated Genetics’ fleet and cell phone/tablets ensuring all aspects of job coincide with established company policy and objectives.


Key Responsibilities:

A.  Create departmental and fleet expense and capital budgets, to submit for approval to management. Track performance versus forecast on a monthly (or other) basis.
B.  Analyze and determine what vehicles to purchase/lease, and how they are to be equipped.
C.  Report fleet expense performance regularly to management, including an annual report when submitting the coming year’s budget.
D.  Manage, assign, and track use of pool vehicles as required.
E.  Research asset tracking/E-Log Service on appropriate vehicles.
F.  Analyze and determine best cell phone carrier for company’s needs, domestically and internationally.
G.  Manage, assign, and track use of cell phones/tablets as required.
H.  Report cell phone/tablet expense performance regularly to management, including an annual report when submitting the coming year’s budget.
I.  Backup to functions performed by accounting department.

Expectations:
Fleet management
A.  Understand finance and accounting, as it pertains to the acquisition (purchase or lease) of vehicles, and their accounting on the company’s balance sheet.
B.  Knowledge of the supplier market to assess outsourcing options. This would include fleet leasing, fleet programs such as maintenance and accident management and fuel cards, and other administrative programs. Understand what to outsource and what to keep in house, and know who offers such programs and how they are priced.
C.  Knowledge on how to price, spec and purchase or lease vehicles. This would include knowing how manufacturers price, how to read an invoice, and the distribution network from order to delivery.
D.  Be familiar with the used-vehicle market, including wholesale, auction, and employee markets. Know how vehicles are sold via each method, how they are priced, and tie that in to how vehicles are equipped when new.
E.  Have a basic understanding of vehicle systems and technology to be able to authorize repairs.
F.  Coordinate vehicle licensing, registration, and insurance
G.  Have experience in creating and establishing fleet policies and procedures, from vehicle assignment to replacement cycling, from personal use to accident reporting.
H.  Understand and track total cost of ownership (TCO), to determine what vehicles are performing as predicted and what aren’t, for purposes of vehicle selection. Create and analyze vehicle cost and exception reports.
I.  Be able to establish both a departmental and fleet budget, both expense and capital.
J.  Knowledge of Hazmat compliance and ability to train others of regulations
 
Cell Phone / Tablet management
K.  Be familiar with various cell phone plans both domestically and internationally in order to make educated decisions concerning company’s vast cell phone usage.
L.  Have experience in creating and establishing cell phone/tablet policies and procedures, from assignment to damage reporting and replacement.

Skills / Competencies
This person should possess the ability to work independently and make sound business decisions with little supervision. This person should be comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the company. This person should possess excellent skills in both oral and written communications, skilled in negotiating tactics, and be a critical thinker. This person should be of sound character and integrity; presents themself well in the agri-business environment; is creative, analytical, profit-minded and a practical administrator.

Education/Experience:
College business degree with emphasis in fleet management or five to ten years experience in related field.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with person’s qualifications and will reflect present market for positions of similar responsibility.

Beef Programs Coordinator

Contact: HR@accelgen.com

Accelerated Genetics is looking for a Beef Programs Coordinator to work out of our administrative office in Baraboo, WI.  

Position: This position provides assistance to the Director of Beef Programs encompassing all aspects of the beef division.

Key Responsibilities: Responsible for providing administrative support for the beef division, maintaining an accurate data base on all beef sires at Accelerated Genetics both on the internal business system and the company's website, ensure all Accelerated Genetics beef sires have been DNA typed and tested for known genetic defects, work with respective breed associations to convey test results as well as registering sires, provide assistance in marketing efforts through sales and promotional materials, social media, coordinating sales meetings, conferences, tours and trade shows pertaining to the beef industry, and develop and maintain a photo and video file of all beef sires and their progeny. 

Other Responsibilities:
Customer Focus, Customer Service, Data Entry Skills, Listening, Phone Skills, Verbal Communication, Building Relationships, People Skills, Interpersonal Savvy, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking.

Qualifications/Competencies
·  Exceptional communication skills both oral and written
·  Problem solving skills and self-motivated with a strong work ethic
·  Team Player
·  Building Relationships with pleasant, patient and friendly attitude
·  Business: Excellent computer skills especially in Microsoft Office


Education/Experience:

Post-secondary education in Animal Science, Agricultural Communications, Agribusiness, Business Administration or equivalent experience.

Application closing date: March 15, 2015

Animal Health Products Marketing Specialist

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Accelerated Genetics is a leading global bovine genetics and animal health product company currently seeking an Animal Health Products (AHP) Marketing Specialist to join our fast-growing team.  At Accelerated Genetics, our vision is to be the producer’s trusted first choice. 

The Animal Health Products Marketing Specialist will provide sales support, leadership, coaching, training, product development input and marketing strategies to achieve the objectives of the Accelerated Genetics Animal Health Products Division.   

Key responsibilities include product and sales training to Accelerated Genetics field representatives and providing product development and marketing strategy assistance to the Products Manager.

Our preferred candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s, PhD or DVM preferred and a minimum 5 years of animal health or dairy nutrition experience.  Candidate must be willing to travel 50% of the time and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

At Accelerated Genetics, we offer a competitive total compensation package, which encompasses base pay salary, retirement plans, paid time off and a wide-ranging benefits plan.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement to hr@accelgen.com.
 

Regional Assistant - Northeast Wisconsin

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Position: To provide support services to sales representatives in a manner that will maintain and grow business, enhance the company image and contribute to the achievement of the company’s goals and objectives.

Location: Northeast Wisconsin

Duties and Responsibilities: This person will provide insemination service and make direct service sales within the boundaries of the district assigned to work.

Requirements: A bachelor degree is preferred but associate degree in animal science, agriculture, marketing or related area is required. Experience in handling of animals is preferred.

Independent Sales Representatives & Technicians

Contact: slindloff@accelgen.com

Position Responsibilities: Why is Accelerated Genetics one of the fastest-growing A.I. organizations in the country? We have top products and our reps earn top dollar! Accelerated Genetics is currently seeking highly motivated entrepreneurial individuals to market beef or dairy semen and/or provide breeding service as well as target nutritional support products. We currently have independent sales representative opportunities for beef and farm products throughout the United States. Previous AI and reproductive experience a plus.