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Branded Feed Supply Chain Excellence Manager

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Job Title: Branded Feed Supply Chain Excellence Manager
Location: Blair, NE, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Cargill, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Transportation/Truck Driver
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Position Purpose & Summary

The Branded Feed Supply Chain Excellence Manager will provide leadership to the Feed Segment's overall efforts in building world-class supply chain capabilities that enable success in our business by operating in a safe, responsible and sustainable way to deliver on the brand promise to our customers across three growing product lines (Beef, Dairy & Aquaculture) within CSSTNA.  This role will provide leadership in development of a continuous improvement culture, enable processes and systems using a comprehensive approach to support a highly integrated supply chain system, ensure the continued development of core supply chain capabilities within the Feed Segment, and enable digitalization and analytics to sustain and provide further capability in a growing organization.

Principal Accountabilities

40%       Network Design, Continuous Improvement & Project Management: Identify, develop, execute & implement complex projects and process improvements in the supply chain organization to drive continuous improvement and enable growth across the organization.  Examples include changes in the way our Supply Chain integrates at various stages from Plant Production all the way to Customer Experience (eg. customer service, supply chain planning, sourcing, plant operations and transportation & logistics).  Develop a strong understanding of customer needs through building and maintaining internal & external relationships to provide optimal service to our customers through delivery of the brand promise.


35%      Supply Chain Strategy, Design, & Optimization:  Develop and implement a Supply Chain project portfolio management process in support of strategy and continuous improvement efforts across the branded feed organization Engage with product line leaders to understand key supply chain/customer touch points.  Define and document precise actions and behaviors required to deliver a dynamic and desired customer experience across the organization. Ensure consistency and best practice sharing.  Manage supply chain ACI initiatives.  Provide oversight for motor carrier operations, unit train system, export supply chain, and ingredient freight.


20%      Systems/Data Management, Reporting & Analysis:  Develop & utilize extensive supply chain knowledge to navigate through data and technology challenges, upgrades and changes including but not limited to supply chain leadership in support of project NEX and SAP implementation.  Implement, analyze and review scorecards and related KPI's for multiple areas of the integrated supply chain organization (e.g. Supply & Demand planning, customer service, transportation/logistics, etc) Develop, manage and track project plans while providing regular feedback to stakeholders.


15%      People, Talent, Budget Management & Other:  Coach direct reports and others to provide support and buy-in on Supply Chain strategy and continuous improvement.  Remove barriers to ensure completion of project milestones and influence stakeholders to take necessary action for support. Develop knowledge and expertise of all supply chain related roles within the organization. Drive and track cost reduction and efficiency where appropriate.  Member of the business leadership team.  Additional projects and responsibilities as assigned.

 Education, Experience, Skills
Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in business or technical field (supply chain management, engineering, business, finance or related)

Minimum 8 years business experience with at least 5 years in supply chain, process improvement, project management, or related field

Demonstrated experience leading project work and change management initiatives

Strong strategic and analytical skills; including experience in process mapping, project & program management, implementing and leading change

Ability to provide leadership and function well in a team-based collaborative work environment

Proven problem solving & effective decision-making skills

Demonstrated high level of commitment to customer care and related processes; relationship management

Demonstrated strong communication skills (written & verbal) with internal/external customers and multiple levels within the organization

Results drive- ability to take initiative, drive change, work with people, and to influence decision making across various teams and multiple levels within the organization

Strong business acumen, knowledge of P&L, finance & other metrics

Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, act with a sense of urgency and thrive in an ambiguous environment

Ability to travel up to 20%
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Level degree/MBA To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
    Job Post Date: 05/24/19
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