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Cargill Ruminant Field Technical Specialist (Open to remote) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

*This position is open to Remote Locations*

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.


The Ruminant Field Technical Specialist will help coordinate a team to execute the business plan to meet business goals. We seek a professional who will identify and execute new business development projects and lead, prioritize and report on the portfolio of new business development projects. In this role, you will drive process improvements and the supporting tools and metrics.


  • Develop customer relationships at key accounts.

  • Work with sales and marketing leaders on customer segmentation and satisfaction, account planning, and the use of

  • Help ensure a safe working environment, food safety compliance and resource management.

  • Help track and coordinate applications development work, ensuring that projects are appropriately staffed.

  • You will work under minimal supervision and independently handle complex issues while referring only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience

  • Walking, standing and exerting up to 50 pounds of force are required occasionally

  • Traveling by car up to 80% of the time is required

  • Overnight travel is required 50-90% of the time

  • Involves some outside work with possible exposure to temperature extremes


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • BSc (or BAC +5) or equivalent vocational education/apprenticeship in food science, chemistry, technology or related topic

  • Practical experience applying ingredients in food or industrial or feed as appropriate (preference for Cargill portfolio ingredients)

  • Customer-facing technical service experience

  • Running projects of at the least Level 1A and low rigor

The expected salary for this position is $101,000-$127,000. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance.

Full-Time (30+ hours) positions are eligible for a benefit package including the following (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions): Paid time off; paid holidays; medical, vision and dental coverage; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; disability insurance; retirement savings; employee and family assistance program (EAP)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.