Cargill Shipment Execution Truck Specialist with French in Sofia, Bulgaria
Shipment Execution Truck Specialist with French
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 150,000 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.
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more atwww.cargill.com
You will provide distribution, transportation, and logistical solutions on outbound movement of products from origin to destination. With limited supervision, you will execute order scheduling and logistics activities that support the supply chain in one or more of the following areas:
Works with moderately complex carrier operations and business transportation models, such as limited activity with multiple modes connections and inter-modal interactions.
Using comprehensive knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry, makes recommendations according to that knowledge and past experience to provide business partnership.
Establishes strong working relationships with Cargill carrier operators and with outside carrier owners/operators.
Provides timely communication with carrier owners and operators, terminals, and maintains daily operational contact with clients and carriers on order/shipment information.
Contacts local Cargill approved carriers in order to confirm availability and capacity when commodity contract is signed.
Determine the best carrier for executing certain commodity contract in accordance with the distance covered and the freight rate.
Follow up with the execution of the shipments. Monitors the status of the loading and shipment and performs track and trace activities.
Prioritizes activities and takes fast decisions to cope with a lot of variations due to – change in pick up location, bad quality of a product, denial of a customer to receive a commodity, re-routing of a travelling truck.
Handles and tracks claims coming from both Bus and carriers in cases of incompliance with the contracts requirements.
Provides necessary information to the BU in regards to the transportation of shipments.
Contacts the sourcing team when a new lane needs to be developed. Searches proactively for new lanes needed.
Communicates with the Freight Audit and Payment employees in order to help them resolve issues regarding payments, invoices, demurrages.
Keeps clear track of all papers and documents proving the execution of the shipment and archives them accordingly.
Provides scanned papers to the BU with short deadlines.
Daily KPI reporting and execution of improvement process with the team locally.
Operates within the transport strategy and resolves day to day issues in resourceful and effective ways and provides recommendations to support improved or cost-beneficial transport movements.
Maximizes efficiencies and effectiveness by leveraging relationships with other colleagues and offices, and provides timely information to sales, customer service, operations, management and material handling providers to assist with order/shipment changes to optimise costs.
Addresses service incidents and identifies/recommends improvement opportunities between logistics service providers and the business.
Secondary or higher education level
2-3 years’ experience in a Transport Forwarder role
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French
Experience with advance MS Excel spreadsheet data extraction
Experience managing multiple priorities and tasks daily
Computer literacy. Knowledge of TMS required.
Intermediate knowledge of transportation & logistic market and carriers
Good understanding of supply chain processes
Good understanding of business functions, focused on cost and budget controls
Systemic approach to problem solving and decision making
Ability to set priorities and organise work
Strong communication, listening and presentation skills
Open to change and continuous improvement focused
Team oriented mind-set
To be able to work under pressure and in fast changing environment
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding
Primary Location BG-Sofia
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: SOF00617