Dairy Nutrition Specialist
Cargill Premix & Nutrition develops, manufactures and sells customized animal nutrition products and services for customers primarily focused on beef, dairy, ruminants, poultry and swine. With 56 production centers in 31 countries, it also provides technical services, technology licensing, software and management services to customers. Some of its branded products include Provimi?, Akey?, Vigortone?, Citura?, Neolait?, Nutral? and Nutron?.The purpose of this position is to provide technical support to regional feed manufacturers, consultants and dairy producers in the Upper Midwest Region.
This position will support a territory within the northeast including NY, PA and Vermont.? The individual will be based out of a home office and can be located anywhere?within the territory.? Principal Accountabilities:80%- Support various regional feed manufacturers and consultants. Training, calling on dairies, troubleshooting, and providing nutritional recommendations.
Advise customers and producers on optimal feeding programs from a nutritional and economical standpoint.
Provide customer training and support on proprietary ration formulation program (Amino Acid and Metabolizable Protein System; AAMPS).
Assist in sales process with prospective customers as a technical resource to show the company?s value added expertise in nutritional products and nutritional programs.
Keep customers and internal technical team up-to-date on new research
Work with other Dairy Specialists, Account Manager, and Calf Specialist in the region to coordinate customer support and prospecting.?10%- Keeping up on the latest scientific and management discoveries in the industry to continue to provide industry leading expertise. Including attending nutrition conferences and other technical meetings.10%- Complete a variety of special projects as assigned including occasional trips outside assigned territory to support other US and international dairy business.?
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.Skills:
Bachelor?s Degree in dairy or animal science
Minimum of 3 years experience in dairy nutrition, production, and/or providing technical services to customers
Able and willing to travel up to 30% depending on business needs
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Ability to be self-directed and also work as part of a teamPreferred:
MS or PhD in dairy or animal science?
Knowledge of nutritional models and dairy record and feed management programs?
5+ years of experience in dairy nutrition, production, or providing technical service?