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Dairy Technical Specialist



Gouverneur, NY, USA · Swanton, OH, USA · New York, NY, USA · New York, NY, USA
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Dairy Technical Specialist

Job ID 289582 Date posted 06/05/2024 Location : Gouverneur, New York | Swanton, Vermont | Salem, New York Category RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Job Status Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Diary Technical Specialist will provide technical advice and support to dairy consultants and customers during and after product sales. In this role, you will be the lead contact for dairy consultants and customers and you will stay ahead of technology and business practices through workshops, research and professional meetings.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support sales with dairy ration formulation and ongoing trainings.
  • Collaborate with consultants to provide onsite technical support for current customers and prospects.
  • Provide customer solutions and technical support materials to specific customers.
  • Perform complex research for product development to understand product properties and systems operations.
  • Compile and analyze data for project update, working with external suppliers to test new products and technologies to make recommendations on applications.
  • Organize project data and conclusions for internal and customer presentations, assist with product demonstrations and service as subject matter guide during meetings with prospective customers.
  • Stay ahead of product insight and research to improve value of offerings.
  • Keep application and value collection up to date in the systems.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (Dairy related field) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Extensive experience in dairy technical support and ration balancing formulation
  • Possess a valid drivers licence
  • Availability to travel 40% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree, Doctorate degree, doctor of veterinary medicine or related advanced degree
  • Experience with Dairy Ration Formulation and Herd management software (PC Dart, Dairy Comp, Lely Horizon, Delpro, etc.)
  • Experience with customer support
  • Forage knowledge/experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English


Position Information

  • This position is available for the northeastern area of United States.
  • Travel is required to cover the area of responsibility (Up to 40% of travel is requested).
  • Relocation assistance will not provided for this position.

The expected salary for this position is $100k - $125k. Compensation varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, certifications, education, and level of experience. The disclosed range estimate may be adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance.

At Cargill we put people first. As part of your overall rewards, we offer a comprehensive benefit program including medical and/or other benefits dependent on the position offered and hours worked. Visit: https://www.cargill.com/page/my-health/mh-health-and-wellness to learn more (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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