Cargill Dairy Nutrition Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin

Dairy Nutrition Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


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®.

Position Purpose

The purpose of the Dairy Nutrition Specialist is to provide technical support to regional feed manufacturers, consultants and dairy producers in the Upper Midwest Region. Preferred living location is Wisconsin.

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.



  • Willing to travel up to 30%

  • Bachelor’s Degree in dairy or animal science

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in dairy nutrition, production, or providing technical service

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to be self-directed and also work as part of a team


  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Research and Development

Primary Location US-WI-Madison

Other Locations United States, US-Wisconsin

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: MAD00034