Cargill Shipment Execution Truck Specialist in Sofia, Bulgaria

Shipment Execution Truck Specialist

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.


Position Purpose & Summary

This position 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 and conduct interactions.

This position will independently conduct moderately complex activities across multiple regions within Europe. Responsible for operations of more typical facilities with standard requirements of service. This includes data management, reporting & analysis, shipment execution, internal client base, business partnership, and resource management.

This position provides distribution, transportation, and logistical solutions on outbound movement of finished product from origin to destination. With limited supervision, executes order scheduling and logistics activities that support the supply chain.

Principal Accountabilities

50% Load Tendering/Capacity Planning

  • Establishes strong working relationships with Cargill carrier operators and with outside carrier owners/operators.

  • Communicates with warehouses and carriers to coordinate transportation of product to customer

  • Provides timely communication with carrier owners and operators, terminals, and maintains daily operational contact with clients and carriers on order/shipment information

  • 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 optimize costs

  • Addresses service incidents and identifies/recommends improvement opportunities between logistics service providers and the business

  • Transport and order scheduling, control of external warehouse stocks, packed order execution & consolidation, and external toll-processing / filling activities.

  • 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.

  • Arranges the transportation between the plant and final destination. Ensures that awarded carriers are used on every possible occasion and reports on any deviation, whatever the reason.


  • Responsible for day-to-day order and transport scheduling and reporting of shipments according to sales orders. Typically involved in one or more transportation & logistics modes of warehousing, bulk liquid, bulk powder and packed products.

  • Ensures that sales order execution meets the requirements of both the producing plants and the customer

30% Track and Trace

  • Track and trace loads from origin to destination and monitors stock levels of packed products in both plant and third party warehouses arranging stock replenishment orders as necessary

  • Reviews carrier and warehouse service levels and provides recommendations to the central transport and logistic team to improve operating performance.

  • Solves day-to-day problems by making decisions and escalating to local supervisor ways to improve carrier and customer relationships in order to minimize risks to service levels, to reduce costs and to minimize delays.

  • Escalates any carrier or warehouse non- compliance with Cargill EHS and Food Safety requirements to local supervisor immediately any such incident is realized or perceived.

10% Reporting and Metrics

  • Supports the business with IMPAS – SQI investigation and improvement processes

  • Daily KPI reporting and execution of improvement process with the team locally

5% Vendor Management

  • In conjunction with mode teams, manages terminal and customer relationships to ensure requirements are met.

5% Carrier Claims Resolution

  • Participating with the material resource order scheduling for the transport activities

  • Claims and incidents – IMPAS service incident

  • Customer service, customer orders

  • Additional Charges approval, arrangement, and reporting


Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Secondary or higher education level

  • 3 years’ experience in transportation and logistics role (Transport Forwarding)

  • Experience with advance MS Excel spreadsheet data extraction

  • Experience managing multiple priorities and tasks daily

  • Compuтer literacy. Knowledge of TMS required and A-Force (to be trained if needed).

  • 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 organize work

  • PnL cost management/cost conscious

  • Strong communication, listening and presentation skills

  • Open to change and continuous improvement focused

  • Team oriented mindset

Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree

  • Experience in transport forwarding provider or Supply Chain Management

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain & Operational functions

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Operations

Primary Location BG-08-Sofia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SOF01337