Business Transportation Lead (Job ID:REG02318)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Wayzata
Education   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55391

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Want to?build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate
your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new
technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect
farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with
the food they need to thrive.

**_***According to the selected candidate, this position could either be located in Winnipeg, Manitoba or Wayzata, Minnesota_**

**Job purpose and summary**

The Business Transportation Lead is a position
created in conjunction with the changes across Cargill Supply Chain and Enterprise structures. This Lead role is a nested position
responsible for transportation and logistics activities of the business (or
set of businesses). The purpose of this role is to provide clear
connection and joint accountability between the businesses and the CTL function
and will serve as the point of contact representing both the business
commercial and supply chain as well as
the Function?s requirements. This
role will need to understand and represent the full scope of the business?s transportation
and logistics activities, ensure execution within the business and drive the
effort towards delivery on transportation and logistics metrics.

Includes work in the areas of strategy and execution
leadership, business budget and resource management, sourcing compliance,
activity monitoring and measurement, supply chain interface, customer
relationship and talent management inputs


Leads development and implementation of transportation and logisticslong term vision and strategic direction for a large Business Group/s,including long-range objectives, policies and strategy, while owning Business?TandL budget and deliverables

Accountable for achieving transportation and logistics targets andgoals for a large business groups.

Identifies, generates and tracks metrics across a large Business group/sto measure transportation and logistics performance and value realizationagainst defined short and long term objectives (eg. cost reduction, processimprovements and system utilization).

Leverage and align Business Group/s transportation strategies with CTLstrategic priorities, including mode, regional, CTL operations,business/strategy development and talent/HR.

Stakeholder relationships within the Business, partners with senior leadershipto manage more significant and/or more complex transportation and logisticsmatters for a Business Group/s which may have significant financial orcompetitive risk and/or risk to Cargill strategy, brand, or global reputation.

Establish or contribute to the overalltransportation and logistics core staff strategy, leading a small team oftransportation and logistics staff.

Oversee, train and supervise staff andsupport staff to ensure the customer is satisfied and customer inquiries,incidents and/or issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Provide feedback from the business to thebroader transportation and logistics community on best practices and benchmarkstandards.

You will develop plans and deliver resultsin a fast-changing business and/or regulatory environment while leading anddeveloping a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, exhibitingauthority for talent management decisions related to hiring, performance anddisciplinary actions. You will also coordinate subordinate managers andsupervisors in selecting staff to align with current and future needs of theorganization.


Bachelor?s degree in logistics, supply chain (andrelated fields) or business management in a related field

8 years? experience in Transportationand Logistics

5 years? experience in sourcing andlogistics operations

General understanding ofTransportation and Logistics laws and regulations

5 years of influencing across a complexmulti-modal/functional organization

Change leadership experience


MBA or equivalent in logistics, supplychain (and related fields) or business management

Multimodal and multi-modeltransportation strategy and execution

Ability to leverage the functionalityof an SAP TM or other Transportation Management System (TMS)

5 Years of experience in RailSourcing or Operations

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (?Cargill?) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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