Cargill Transportation Professional in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Transportation Professional

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.

Description

This role is responsible for transportation department duties including: carrier utilization/scheduling, cost and service reporting and communication with external and internal customers. Works with Sales and Supply Chain groups to acquire low cost distribution points. Responsible for day-to-day management of orders from an assigned set of plants and public warehouses. Includes building loads, monitoring of unrouted orders, coordinating ship and delivery dates, handling customer add-ons and broken or changed loads.

Principal Accountabilities

50% Tendering Loads/Problem resolution/Carrier utilization/LTL and/or load optimization.

20% Works within defined processes to determine root causes for noncompliance and

recommend changes for improvement

15% Responsible for supporting and executing transportation strategy

10% Special projects and other duties as assigned

5% Manage metrics by maintaining supplier scorecard measures, value measurement tracking and monitoring carrier performance

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in business, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or a related degree) OR 2 years Transportation Management or Supply Chain Management experience OR 5 years Transportation/Supply Chain experience

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office, including Excel

  • Independent problem solving and effective decision making skills

  • Demonstrate ability to multitask in a fast paced office environment

  • Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment, including sound prioritization, sense of urgency, and multi-tasking

  • Effective, clear, and professional communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong client and customer focus

  • Expert partnering with businesses to understand strategies/requirements and translating them into priority actions

Preferred:

  • Advanced Degree (preferably in business, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, or a related degree)

  • 2 years Transportation Management or Supply Chain Management experience

  • Experience working in a Transportation Management System

  • Understanding of FTL rate structures

  • Negotiation skills and managing spot rates

  • Carrier management experience

  • Functional knowledge of SAP system

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding

Primary Location US-PA-Shippensburg

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SHI00062