Global Technology Lead - Enzymes

Elk River, MN
Sep 12, 2016
Apr 12, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Technology Lead - Enzymes-ELK00178 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. Learn more at


Position Purpose.

The Technology Leader for Additives(Enzymes) acts as the project manager for new products and services development in the gut health or enzymes additives category. Responsible for technical support on global additives deployment in line with the additives strategy. Is the technology global reference for this category.

Principal Accountabilities.

20% - Support Existing Products

  • Responsible for the technology support on part of the additives portfolio. In charge of global technical support for existing products and services deployment (support SMT, Additives Business Developers, CPN Technology and marketing leaders and CFN technology directors and application managers).

40% - Project Management

  • Lead projects for building the future products and services in line with the strategy. Design project and run them to deliver the new product and services (team, research plan for the development of products, tools and knowledge related to products range, position paper,launching package).

30% - New Product/Services Development and Deployment

  • The Technology manager works in collaboration with the category manager to ensure the growth and future development of the category of additives they are responsible for.
  • Building technical case (literature, internal information synthesis report, development products arguments, competition technology comparisons, test) in line with additives strategy on products deployment and development.
  • Support SMT teams and CPN/CFN regional colleagues in products deployment (training day by day technical support customer visit)
  • Build research plan to answer products and services technical gaps
  • Project leader for new products and services development
  • Integrate internal and market feed back to improve products and design new products and services
  • Align with additives and species team to develop new products portfolio
  • Design development plan and coordinate the development of services and new generations of products to prepare the future and feed the portfolio.
  • Feed the projects pipelines and deliver new products
  • It includes the capacity to synthesize up to date technical information from literature and from Cargill, trials and products documents to build promotion tools (training presentations, leaflets, articles, products presentations…) that will support regional deployment of additives and design future products of the portfolio.
  • The role partners in close coordination with species team marketing, technology and R and D to develop technology coming from internal R and D or third partner.

10% - Category Strategy - in partnership with the Category Manager


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in animal nutrition or master degree in animal nutrition or vet
  • 3 years of experience in animal nutrition (on top of the PhD) or 5 years of experience in animal nutrition or animal pharmaceutical company
  • Knowledge in nutrition and health
  • Gut Health: Knowledge of gut health mechanism comprehension including Gut microflora and gut integrity/antibiotics effects
  • Enzymes: Good enzymes mechanism comprehension
  • Capacity to go from science to market, to transform knowledge into value
  • Strong team player and communication skills
  • Good project management capacity
  • 30% - Travel Requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an additives company
  • Experience as product manager or nutritionist
  • Experience in project management

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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Primary Location US-MN-Elk River

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

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