Beef Sales Consultant

freelance at Cargill in SIOUX CITY, IA

Whatever job you’re looking for, you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It’s your choice. It’s your future. And you can make it happen at Cargill.
Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Rather than focusing on standardized nutrition products, we create customized ingredient blends and management programs to fit each situation. Our research-proven management and nutrition technologies suit the specific needs of our diverse array of customers. And our animal nutrition and management experts offer the scope and creativity to serve the unique needs of each customer.

Position Objective
As a Consultant, you will be responsible for interacting with clients and prospective customers, helping them understand how Cargill Animal Nutrition can provide solutions for them and improve their profitability. This position will have an emphasis with cattle feeders and cow/calf operators in Northern Central/Northeast Nebraska and Southern South Dakota. Your role will be to grow Cargill’s beef nutrition & consulting business through key dealerships in this geography as well as manage direct relationships with feeders in certain areas.
As a consultant you will:

  • Establish and build effective customer relationships
  • Work with customers to enhance the profitability of their business
  • Work closely with team members to solve complex customer issues
  • Provide communication between the customer and business management team
  • Build a network with key influencers such as lenders and universities in the area
  • Provide critical input to the business management team

As you demonstrate your knowledge of the business, you may have additional opportunities to lead projects and or manage other sales consultants in the market place. If interested and you demonstrate a proven track record, Cargill Animal Nutrition offers you the flexibility to move into Administrative Management, Production Management or special project assignments based on your interest and personal skill development plan. Your career advancement may include relocation based on the availability of openings at our locations across the United States. Relocation can accelerate your career by helping you gain greater insight of our business and increase your managerial responsibilities.


  • 3 years of sales experience connected with the beef industry
  • Solid understanding of cattle economics and beef nutrition

  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degreeCargill, founded in 1865, is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. With customers spanning the globe, we provide expert advice in crops and livestock; food; health and pharmaceuticals; industrial; and financial and risk management. Cargill now employs over 160,000 people in 67 countries around the world.

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Published at 12-05-2009
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