Cargill Consumer Specialist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Consumer 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.


A Consumer Specialist for Cargill is a customer facing role working in stores that carry Cargill’s feed products. The position is part time, working 4-12 hours per week. The position allows for a flexible schedule, with most working hours occurring during evening and weekends. Most working shifts are 4 hours at a time and require the Consumer Specialist to travel in a 60-100 mile radius of their home to large Ag retail chains who carry Cargill’s feed brands.

The primary responsibility will be to deliver in-store training to consumers by driving growth of our Loyall and Nutrena retail feed brands. Qualified candidates would be outgoing, personal, and have a desire to influence customers around their feed and pet food purchases. This opportunity is a great way to earn extra money, share the love of pets and animals with others, and open doors to a great career at Cargill. Cargill provides a comprehensive training program, competitive wages, and travel reimbursement for this position.

No relocation assistance is provided.



  • High School Diploma

  • Availability to work varying hours including weekdays, evenings and weekends

  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time (up to 5-6 hours)

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Experience with pet, equine or livestock species

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old


  • Experience as a retail sales demonstrator

  • Involvement with 4H or other national livestock groups

  • Complete at local or national shows for species groups

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-MI-Grand Rapids

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: GRA00110