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Sr. Supply Chain Analyst 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.



Senior Supply Chain Analyst

is part of the Sales and Operations Planning team within the Protein Group Supply Chain. Reporting to the Supply Chain Optimization and Analytics Manager, this role will actively be involved in supply chain design, modeling, supply and demand analysis and “what if”/scenario planning. The ideal candidate has very strong technical skills and experience using multiple systems and has the ability to translate between business requirements and analysis needs. In addition, it is key that the candidate can effectively articulate findings across various levels of the organization. The Protein Group Supply Chain team utilizes multiple advanced tools including SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Logility, Supply Chain Guru, Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBI etc. This role will work closely with the various Channels and Supply Chains within the Protein Group as well as our process and technology implementation teams. 40% NETWORK DESIGN & OPTIMIZATION

+ Builds models for network design and optimization work. Includes providing direction with input from Supply Chain Leaders on moderately complex modeling scenarios and insuring appropriate and correct data is provided for effective optimization work.

+ Evaluates the network design and optimization work, determine and outline impacts to the business.

+ Conduct the report out of the outcome and recommendations of network design and optimization work back to the business.

+ Contributes to the development of the implementation plan for approved network design and optimization projects.

+ Determines metrics and track the success of implemented projects.

+ Executes on measures to improve on customer reliability, as well as action plans to improve on customer service. 25% SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY

+ Utilizing a thorough understanding of supply chain practices and procedures, reports on processes and ensures best practices are shared between locations as well as utilization of Cargill's Supply Chain Planning Playbooks, creation of process workflow diagrams and RASCI schemes, and communicating best practices through training's, workshops and documentation. 15% CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

+ Implements moderately complex projects and process improvements in the supply chain organization to drive continuous improvement to current excellence standards across the organization.

+ Utilizing a comprehensive understanding of supply chain practices and procedures, develops a strong understanding of customer needs through building and maintaining internal and external relationships to provide optimal service to Cargill’s customers and help the business meet strategic and financial goals. Where appropriate, build relationships with external parties such as consultants.

+ Analyzes and creates moderately complex demand, production, and sales reports to drive continuous improvement. Reports findings to senior team member or manager.

+ Provides comprehensive supply chain knowledge and experienced expertise to integrate multiple areas in the Cargill supply chain such as customer service, supply chain planning, strategic sourcing/procurement, plant operations, and transportation & logistics (i.e. order, plan, source, make and deliver). 10% SYSTEMS/DATA MANAGEMENT, REPORTING AND ANALYSIS

+ Utilizes comprehensive knowledge of supply chain practices and procedures to navigate through data and technology challenges, upgrades and changes.

+ Creates score card and related KPIs. 10% PEOPLE, TALENT & BUDGET MANAGEMENT

+ Occasionally provides informal coaching and/or training to supply chain analysts, including coaching Cargill core values. * Participates in selection of employees and provide input on plans for future workforce needs.



+ University Degree with focus in IT, Finance, Operations, Business, Supply Chain Management or similar.

+ 6 years’ experience.

+ At least 1 years’ experience in Supply Chain Planning.


+ Master’s Degree.

+ Experience with data visualization and reporting tools (Business Intelligence, Tableau, Power BI, etc.).

+ Advanced proficiency in standard business applications (e.g. MS Office Suite).

+ Demonstrated organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail.

+ Ability to multitask, prioritize and act with a sense of urgency.

+ Ability to identify and communicate information required to make sound business decisions across many functions. Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


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