Cargill Animal Nutritionist in Vilvoorde, Belgium

Animal Nutritionist

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.


Principal Accountabilities

50% Technical Activities

  • Consult published information and internal knowledge regarding feed raw materials and ingredients

  • Run raw material simulations of new ingredients using feed formulation tools

  • Suggest and organize relevant ingredient analysis for new materials with laboratories

  • Organize, plan and supervise animal trials with respective animal species researcher

  • Prepare reports with interpretation of results from simulations, in vitro and in vivo tests for the business

25% Project Activities

  • Lead work streams related to feed application

  • Deliver results within agreed budget, time and resource plans

  • Participate in team meetings

15% Business Connectivity

Connect the needs and demands of different Cargill Business, such as:

  • Cargill Co-Product Synergy Team

  • Cargill Animal Nutrition Strategic Marketing and Technology Teams

  • Cargill Starches, Sweeteners and Texturizers Group’s Centers of Expertise (mainly COE Feed & Co-products)

10% Ideation

  • Look for new opportunities to increase value of Cargill agricultural raw material processing streams as feed ingredients or additives


Education, Experience, Skills

  • Master Degree in Animal Science, Agronomy, Veterinary Medicine, or closely related agricultural field;

  • High knowledge in animal nutrition (multi-species) and feed formulation;

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills;

  • Ability to work in diverse, cross functional teams;

  • Leveraging general knowledge and experience of different areas, i.e. commercial, technical and R&D;

  • Effective communication skills in English, both written and verbal;

  • Be able to work independently and with a team with minimal guidance;

  • Travel<20%.;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum one year practical experience in feed formulation within a commercial setting;

  • Advanced knowledge in feed formulation using different software;

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);

  • Research experience (any species);

  • Animal Scientist or Agronomist;

Job Research and Development

Primary Location Belgium-BRU-Vilvoorde

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: VIL00375