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Technical Services Specialist

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Job ID 216723 Date posted 08/05/2022 Location : Hopkins, Minnesota | Plymouth, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Technical Services Specialist will collaborate with a team to execute the business plan to meet business goals for the Salt business In this role, you will identify and execute customer projects, provide Salt technical portfolio education while using process improvements through available supporting tools.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop strong customer relationships at key accounts.
  • Participate with sales and marketing leaders on, account planning and the use of
  • Provide customer troubleshooting and specification matches to ensure the right product for an application.
  • Provide technical support for internal growth projects focused 
  • Proactively identify customer solutions and new ways to create value  
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Information

  • This position is posted internally as well as externally. 
  • Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
  • The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.


  • Ability to develop customer relationships and trust through technical knowledge and expertise


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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