Dairy product manager Location: Wolverhampton Salary: Competitive Closing Date: Friday 28 September 2018 About Us Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories with over EUR 3 billion annual sales and over 30,000 employees with a network of 400 laboratories in 42 countries. Eurofins has a network of 16 sites in the UK and the Group provides an unparalleled range of over 150,000 reliable and validated analytical methods and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer product industries, and to governments. The role The objective of this role is to support our customers in the dairy sector with on-farm management of resources (forage, soil, manure, water) through the provision of accurate and relevant analysis. This analysis enables the farmer to increase production and quality, whilst using resources more efficiently. As Product Manager, you will take ownership of all business development activities within the UK dairy market (including sales & marketing and product development). You will drive growth in sales through higher market shares and delivery of value added analysis to our customers. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire process, from sample submission to reporting. You will take responsibility for co-ordinating the laboratory and customer support functions, to ensure our customers receive excellent service. To support you in performing this role, you will receive ongoing training from our renowned competence centre in Wageningen (The Netherlands). With this support, you will become the subject matter expert for all products within our dairy portfolio. What you need The right candidate will have a deep understanding of the needs of livestock farmers when it comes to forage and soil/fertilisation. He/she will be able to translate the technical aspects of our analysis into practical and understandable advice for the customer. The ideal candidate will hold a degree with a significant agricultural component. He/she will already have several years of experience in the dairy market, and have strong commercial insight. Thanks to his/her deep knowledge and extensive network, the product manager is an expert discussion partner for livestock farmers, industry organisations, feed companies, trade and scientific researchers. Good communications skills are essential for this position. You will be expected to maintain effective contact with a wide range of people. You must be comfortable giving presentations. The suitable candidate will be naturally pro-active, and happy taking responsibility for formulating and maintaining his/her own path. What Happens Next Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us.As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. Your data As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations for more information on how we process your data and why please click here Closing Date This position will be advertised until close of business Friday 28 September 2018. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible. Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.