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Global Ruminant Technology Lead

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Job ID 205753 Date posted 05/19/2022 Location : Weybridge, United Kingdom | Fiorenzuola d'Arda, Italy | Colmenar Viejo, Spain | Crevin, France | Schiphol, Netherlands

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 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 Global Ruminant Technology Lead will provide advanced knowledge and thought leadership to proactively support the ruminant offering in the management of a complex and strategically important product portfolio. In this role, you will support the other product specialists and assist in the execution of product line plans, including launches and product management to ensure the provision of the correct product portfolio.
Location: France, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Spain. Open for candidates based in other locations in Region Europe. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide support to build and execute the strategy for a large, technically complex and strategic ruminant product line globally, with significant focus on APAC markets.
  • Partner collaboratively with technical, domain specific team members for product line support as needed.
  • Optimize the product line portfolio to ensure the coherence and value of the portfolio in terms of functionality, reducing unnecessary complexity and identifying gaps.
  • Develop and maintain the content of the product line university material.
  • Deliver product line and service trainings.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and compliance of product safety.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in animal science or equivalent experience
  • In-depth ruminant nutrition knowledge 
  • Technical knowledge of the chemistry of the ingredients
  • Practical experience in the functionality of the ingredients in relevant applications
  • Customer facing technical knowledge experience
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience in ruminant nutrition

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or other post-secondary degree in animal science
  • Minimum of 10 years of related work experience in ruminant nutrition
  • Understand ruminant nutrition industry in China, India, or South Korea
  • Passion for talent development
  • Strategic business acumen – customer segments, customer needs, industry priorities, growth & value propositions
  • Ability to work in global teams and matrixed environments
  • Influencer and driver of impact toward business goals


Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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