Cargill Transportation Professional in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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.
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.
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
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
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
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: SHI00062