General Manager (Job ID:WOO00321)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Woodridge
Education   State Illinois
  Zip Code 60517

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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 are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill?s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


The General Manager will lead and develop our strategy, sales and operations teams and processes to achieve revenue targets. We seek an experienced professional who will provide strategic vision and tactical direction while overseeing and directing the responsibilities of employees. In this role, you will be responsible for team engagement, community enrichment, talent development as well as all aspects of the location PandL.


Leading team and managing location in all aspects of business responsibilities including developing business plans that ensure goals are met, PandL, balanced scorecards, SQI, engagement, safety programs, community enrichment and contract management

Organize and coordinate sales operations in a specified geographical area.

Evaluate market potential and the status of sales in the area.

Plan and organize sales projects and activities for a geographical area.

Identify potential customers and nurture existing customer relationships.

Plan, develop and deliver the marketing strategy for products, services and associated brand(s).

Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of six years of related work experience


Three years of supervisory experience

Beef, pork, poultry sales background

Distribution and Logistics experience

Experience managing and leading diverse team(s)

Experience with SAP and Power BI

Can identify customer and market opportunities and then work towards these by operating on a multi-level, cross-functional basis.

Experience working on innovation teams or in creative environment

Strong understanding of sales cycle including pre/post sales call planning skills.

Strong negotiation and selling skills/experience.


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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