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Margin Manager Cocoa ButterApply Now
Margin Manager Cocoa Butter
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 155,000 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 The Margin Manager is responsible for the development and successful execution of the commercial gameplan. Business critical role that delivers on the annual volume and margin PnL targets, in a dynamic market environment. Gather and analyze customer- and competition information from the Sales organization and other resources inside and outside Cargill (research, external market data) to steer the product line gameplan. Coordinate execution of the contract book. Projects of medium complexity. The role offers opportunity to work in an international, multicultural environment; across functions and in cross-functional teams.
_40%_ MARGIN MANAGEMENT Set the cocoa butter gameplan:
+ Gathering and analyzing customer, competitor and market information from internal and external sources
+ Compile and analyze weekly and monthly reports to support decision making
+ Contribute to game plan discussions for all cocoa products Gameplan execution:
+ Manage communication towards the sales teams (weekly sales and sales lead calls, newsletter)
+ Alignment with sales on availability, deals and pricing exceptions
+ Alignment with pricing analyst to implement pricing strategies in line with the gameplan
+ Responsible for internal pricing to enable Chocolate
+ Support sales as subject matter expert in customer interacion
+ Back up of the Butter PLM and Liquor margin Manager. _40%_ CAPACITY MANAGEMENT
+ Commercial decision-maker on capacity utilization trade-offs.
+ Participant of the EMEA Cocoa Supply Review step. (Regional iBP cycle)
+ Participant in the Supply Chain Planning PAC process (0-3 months).
+ Guide SC Planning in terms of prioritization and approval of exceptions for both external and internal butter flows (customers, chocolate)
+ Plant tag / Site capability: participate in and influence business planning process for EMEA plants for the time horizon 4-24 months. _20%_ PROJECT MANAGEMENT
+ Manage medium complex projects within the PLM organization
+ Contribute to business projects as PLM representative
Minimum Required Qualifications
+ University degree: Business, Economics or related
+ Minimum of 7 years working experience in Merchandising or Risk Management
+ Affinitiy to markets & agricultural commodities
+ Commercial and business acumen
+ Curiosity and investigative mind
+ Analytical and eye for detail
+ Thinking on his/her feet
+ Structured approach and strong organizational skills
+ Drive for improvement and challenge the status-quo
+ Communication and presentation skills,
+ Influencing skills
+ Learning agility
+ Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power Point
+ English and at least on additional European language, German preferred
+ Knowledge of Cocoa and Chocolate business environment, industry practices and standards
+ Project management experience
+ FCC Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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