Internship Opportunities

Product Service Intern

Company:

Suwannee Valley Feeds
617 NE Lancaster St.
Trenton, FL 32693
www.svfeeds.com/

Contact:

Jordan Gelber
jordan.gelber@svfeeds.com
Phone: 352-463-2335

Internship Details:

Title: Product Service Intern
No. Available: 1
Duration: 10-12 weeks
Application Due Date: 1-31-2020
Housing Provided: Will Assist

Responsibilities:

Areas of focus:  Forage Quality and Calf Performance 1. Work with outside technical services to support key producers during harvest season. Develop sound foundational knowledge of forage products (silage coverings, inoculants, bags, etc.) and production practices.  2. Work with outside technical services to support key producers with their calf growing program gaining an understanding of their protocols and procedures. Develop a checklist for the farm highlighting 3-5 target “behaviors or habits” that can improve calf performance. 3. Update the contact information in CRM 4. Position requires extensive travel in Florida and Georgia, 55+ hour weeks, and availability on weekends.

Collect silage, TMR, and fecal samples for analysis.  Compile sample and analyses results.  Organize observations into a formal presentation assessing collected data to provide feedback for individual operations.  Respond to customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

Establish and build effective customer relationships to solve complex customer issues.  Provide feedback to customers to improve their forage management capabilities and enhance their calf program’s performance.  Gain an understanding of Feed Mill operation.

Qualifications:

Pursuing a 2 or 4-year post-secondary education or 3 years of industry experience.  Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Candidate must have effective multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.  Qualified candidate must also have strong communication skills, regular prompt attendance, flexibility, self-motivation, and a willingness to learn.  In addition to being a team player, candidate must be proactive and able to work independently.  Vehicle to drive to SVFeeds and other farm locations in GA and FL.

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