Please Submit Cover Letter and Resume* To:
Human Resources
E10890 Penny Lane
Baraboo, WI 53913 
hr@accelgen.com 

* You must specify your position of interest on your cover letter and resume to be considered for a position. 

 

Veterinary Assistant

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

  Position Title:
  Veterinary Assistant- Production

  Reports To:
  Director of Veterinary Services

  Division:
  Production

  Date:
  24 July 2015


Description:
Assist in the coordination of activities at Accelerated Genetics’ Westby Production Facility in order to meet the goals and objectives of the Production Division and the company.

Key Responsibilities:
A.  Maintain and update a permanent health record of bull files for completion of health certificates and in compliance with the requirements of the State of Wisconsin, NAAB-Certified Semen Services and the federal government.
B.  Assist the Staff Veterinarian in coordinating and processing sire acquisitions, incoming sire reports and preparing submission forms for weekly and semiannual health testing sent to the state lab.
C.  Maintain blood genotyping records and update as necessary; communicating with individual associations on the status of pending tests.
D.  Work with the staff veterinarians in health testing of bulls
E.  Help coordinate processing and sending of bull testing samples to diagnostic laboratories.
F.  Accurately enter sire health and location information.
G.  Know how to enter new bull information and keep it up to date. Filing and storing this information for easy retrieval.
H.  Coordinate activities with the Documents Coordinator –Production in maintaining accurate semen production and health records.
I.  Maintain blood genotyping records and update as necessary; communicating with individual associations on the status of pending tests
J.  Learn how to prepare export health certificates and technical documents required for shipment of semen to international customers
K.  Send official registration certificate for on farm/incoming bulls to the correct destination at the Barboo office
L.  Upload bull pictures to appropriate location on the Westby P drive
M.  Enter % color into LTESTS in T27
N.  Correspond with state DVM in relation to TB suspect process
O.  Provide back-up assistance during the absence of other office personnel.
P.  Perform other duties and assignments as requested by the Director of Veterinary Services or Vice-President – Production


Qualifications/Competencies:

Education/Experience:
One to two years of vocational training for office operations and computer skills.  One to three  years of experience with computers, lab and office operation, livestock experience or technical training as a veterinary technician.

Additional Information:
This person should have good computer skills, ability to organize and work efficiently with others; also have excellent ability to prioritize duties assigned with pending deadlines.

General Programmer

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

I.  Objective:

To meet the company’s informational needs through the design and development of customized software, along with proper training of users. Also, to serve as a resource person for resolving network, hardware and software problems.

II.  Responsible To:

Director - Information Systems

III.  General Skills/Duties and Responsibilities:

A.  Programming experience with C#, VB.NET, Html, Javascript including JQuery, Ajax, Linq and SQL. Acumatica, Mongo and JAVA are big pluses.

B.  Hardware – networking experience with:  Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 or newer, basic hardware troubleshooting skills.

C.  Familiar with Windows, Android and Mac OSX. IOS a plus.

D.  Develop, manage and maintain websites, web-applications and web services for Accelerated Genetics.  This includes, but is not limited to: public websites, company intranets, company extranets, web-portals and/or web services.  This includes providing professional suggestions and/or industry standard changes when addressing any website, web-application and/or web service.

E.  Research and improve website traffic, search engine ranking and overall website statistics to grow Accelerated Genetics web presence to more customers and employees.

F.  Develop, manage and maintain client-server applications using Microsoft .NET.  This includes training employees on all software developed, debugging and testing all software developed.

G.  Assist with training for Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  Also researching new Microsoft technologies as they become available to the marketplace.

H.  Assist with all operations of our company databases. 

I.  Keep the Vice President - Information Systems and other personnel informed of all user requests, project progress and advised of any hardware or software problems and/or upgrades deemed necessary.

J.  Assist with user help desk issues, work station and server troubleshooting, email server processes and procedures, backups and general maintenance.


IV.  Specifications:

 
Education:  College or technical school graduate with a degree in Computer Science, or Website Development.

Experience:  Minimum of two years’ experience in PC and/or web-application development and a working knowledge of TCP/IP networking.

Characteristics:  This person must have good communication skills, be a self-starter, flexible while managing multiple projects in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment and have the ability to work independently while contributing to a team environment.

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

06/05/2015

Regional Assistant

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.
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: Eau Claire Area
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.

District Sales Representative – Southwestern PA

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Description:  To professionally represent Accelerated Genetics to all customers and potential customers in such a manner that sufficient sales are generated of semen and products to meet the objectives of the district, and thereby add to Accelerated Genetics' profitability and market growth.

Key Responsibilities:  Responsible for the sales and marketing in your assigned area.  Including:
·  Call on active customers within the boundaries of assigned geography or account assigned for the purpose of selling semen and products, and providing information on new sires, updates on current sires and all other services and products offered by Accelerated Genetics.
·  Make regular calls on customers and prospects members for the purpose of securing their business.
·  Attend and participate in seminars, training sessions, and employee meetings as scheduled.
·  Maintain accurate records, keep inventories in an orderly and accurate manner, prepare invoices on all sales and submit copies and summary reports according to established policies.
·  Collect accounts receivable according to established policies.
·  Maintain current maps and route cards, and computer route lists.
·  Attend industry-related events and meetings for purposes of sales promotion and public relations.
·  Establish annual sales goals and objectives and submit to immediate manager.
·  Perform other duties and assignments as directed by your manager.

Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Sales: Meet sales goals and sales planning
·  Financial: Managing profitability within your assigned area
·  Business: Building relationships, negotiation
·  Other: Presentational skills, results driven, communication skills

Education/Experience:
·  B.S. degree in Agribusiness or related course
·  Or equivalent experience in the dairy industry

Additional Information:
·  Position is based out of your home office
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Regular travel through your area will be required


 

District Sales Representative – Western NY and Northwestern PA

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Description:  To professionally represent Accelerated Genetics to all customers and potential customers in such a manner that sufficient sales are generated of semen and products to meet the objectives of the district, and thereby add to Accelerated Genetics' profitability and market growth.

Key Responsibilities:  Responsible for the sales and marketing in your assigned area.  Including:
·  Call on active customers within the boundaries of assigned geography or account assigned for the purpose of selling semen and products, and providing information on new sires, updates on current sires and all other services and products offered by Accelerated Genetics.
·  Make regular calls on customers and prospects members for the purpose of securing their business.
·  Attend and participate in seminars, training sessions, and employee meetings as scheduled.
·  Maintain accurate records, keep inventories in an orderly and accurate manner, prepare invoices on all sales and submit copies and summary reports according to established policies.
·  Collect accounts receivable according to established policies.
·  Maintain current maps and route cards, and computer route lists.
·  Attend industry-related events and meetings for purposes of sales promotion and public relations.
·  Establish annual sales goals and objectives and submit to immediate manager.
·  Perform other duties and assignments as directed by your manager.

Qualifications/Competencies:
·  Sales: Meet sales goals and sales planning
·  Financial: Managing profitability within your assigned area
·  Business: Building relationships, negotiation
·  Other: Presentational skills, results driven, communication skills

Education/Experience:
·  B.S. degree in Agribusiness or related course
·  Or equivalent experience in the dairy industry

Additional Information:
·  Position is based out of your home office
·  Hours may vary and will require evening and some weekend work depending on business need
·  Regular travel through your area will be required

Communications Coordinator-Animal Health Products

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Status: Full-time Benefits: Yes
Reports to: Director of Communications
 
The Communications Coordinator works with the Director of Communications and others in the organization to develop and implement communications strategies on the Animal Health Products side of the Communications Team.
The Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to promote a positive public image of Accelerated Genetics within the Animal Health Products Division. This position will also collaborate with others in the organization to achieve brand consistency, coordination of messages, and the highest standards for external communications.
This position is responsible for coordinating organization-wide design, message, and content generation, including electronic and print communications, designing and creating marketing pieces including the directories, flyers, labels and newsletters are required.
Other responsibilities: Print Materials
• Manage creation, production, and dissemination of printed publications for education, development, and administration purposes (such as newsletters, brochures, exhibition and event signage) 
• Manage creation and selection of photography for print and electronic communications • Support the development and execution of identity and collateral materials for major organizational initiatives
• Create and coordinate production schedules and maintain ongoing relationships with graphic designers, mail houses, printers, and photographers  
• Collaboratively manage and coordinate creation and update of web-content; responsible for content-related protocols to keep web site up-to-date
• Implement e-communications for donors and general public
 
Experience: 2-5 Years
Adobe Design Software Product Knowledge necessary
Agricultural Background preferred
Education: Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Journalism/Communications

Animal Nutrition or related Experience

Dairy Programs Manager

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 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   

Employee Resources 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:
Employee Resources: 
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.

Reproductive Service Technician - 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:  Marathon County, Wisconsin
Duties and Responsibilities: This person will provide insemination, heat detection, and synchronization assistance, as well as assist with beef breeding programs and recruiting new business.

Requirements: A bachelor degree is preferred but associate degree in animal science, agriculture, marketing or related area is required.  Previous experience in artificial insemination and sales is preferred.


Regional Assistant - Northcentral 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: Marathon County Duties and Responsibilities: This person will provide insemination, heat detection, and synchronization assistance, as well as assist with beef breeding programs and recruiting new business.

Requirements: A bachelor degree is preferred but associate degree in animal science, agriculture, marketing or related area is required. Previous experience in artificial insemination and sales is preferred.

Regional Assistant - Southern 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: Southern 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.

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.
 

Accounting Clerk

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Position:  To ensure the accurate accounting of sales, cash receipts and adjustments to customer accounts.

Location: Baraboo, WI.

Duties and Responsibilities: This individual will have responsibility for receiving daily sales representatives’ reports and office payments, data entry of sales reports, customer service reports, processing account adjustments and oversee the monthly distribution of statements to customers and field personnel.  Additionally, this role will communicate and partner with field personnel to work with customers on account discrepancies and payments.  As part of the Finance team, you will also work in conjunction with other Accounting Clerks to know all areas of work related (processing journal entries, cash short/over sheets, deposits, certificate sales).

Qualifications:  A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related business area; one-two years of experience is required.  Attention to detail with good written and oral communication skills as well as experience with MS Word and Excel is desired.

Laboratory Technician

Contact: hr@accelgen.com

Description: To conduct and assist with the application of a variety of DNA/molecular tests and procedures used in genomic evaluations, research, selection and management for a variety of species, with special interest in dairy cattle.

Location:  Middleton, Wis.

Duties and Responsibilities:  This person will perform DNA extractions from various tissues, DNA quantification and standardization, PCR, gel electrophoresis, and SNP genotyping assays and data analysis.  Communicate results and data to customers and employees.  Assurance of Sample ID is an essential component.

Requirements:  A BS Degree in molecular biologym chemistry or related field is preferred. With experience, an AS degree will be considered.  Minimum work experience of 1 year is required.

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.