Cargill Ruminants Consultant MEA in South Africa

Ruminants Consultant MEA

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.


Position Purpose & Summary:

This position enables the CAN MEA Ruminant business growth agenda on species products, concepts and services as part of the overall portfolio that is being offered to our key customers. The person in this role is responsible to create strong connection with our regional key customers, continuously improve technical skills of our team and successfully implement new concepts.

Principal Accountabilities:

80% Technology Deployment

  • Following our customer segmentation visiting key customers in close cooperation with the KAM and local technical application specialists team (TAS) to implement technology and support.

  • Responsible for different knowledge contracts with key account within MEA

  • Lead the systematic roll out of new product, concept or service launches (NPSS) according the launch plans for the key customers in close cooperation with the MEA organization.

  • Gathering competitor and market information that is relevant to keep us ahead of the market in technology and provide feedback on that to the MEA organization.

  • Roll out training & best practice sharing in the region to make sure all relevant team members have the necessary knowledge to successfully position our species portfolio

  • As a benchmark we would like this role to spend around 80% of the time customer focused, whether this is side by side working with KAM and local TAS or giving support or training on distance and deploying our technology at key customers.

20% Technology development and SMT connect

  • Understanding key customer needs, translating them into services and technology development opportunities and provide this input to the MEA SMT Species team

  • Is involved in a content driven role within MEA SMT projects if relevant, should have an active role in best practice sharing within MEA region by interacting with his/her peers and the MEA Species platform.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Master degree in Ruminant Nutrition or related studies

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills

  • Extensive practical on farm experience in ruminants

  • Good knowledge about feed production and feed processing

  • Good knowledge of feed formulation and formulation software

  • Good skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), intra & internet applications, and others

  • Effective team player and shares knowledge willingly

  • Good presentation and training skills

  • International travel >60 %

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Ruminant Nutrition or related studies

  • Extensive experience in feed production and processing technology

  • More than 10 years demonstrated expertise in ruminant nutrition and large farm management.

Candidates from MEA and EU regions will be considered.

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will 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.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

Job Research and Development

Primary Location Turkey-34-Istanbul

Other Locations South Africa, Jordan, Region - Europe

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: TUR00034