Cargill Supply Chain Intern 2019 in Canada

Supply Chain Intern 2019

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.


The Supply Chain Intern is responsible for assisting with Cargill’s business goals to strategically source goods and services, decrease manufacturing time, minimize inventory, streamline order fulfillment and reduce cost, as we deliver products that meet our customers’ price and scheduling needs and improve our bottom line. In addition, the Intern is given the opportunity to apply skills and gain an understanding of the Cargill organization through various Intern events.

Principal Accountabilities:

A Supply Chain Intern will work at Cargill in one of our diverse businesses in Cargill. The opportunities available are:

  • Supply Chain Planning Intern: As a Supply Chain Intern you will be assigned to projects and/or support our existing operations, in one our businesses. Your project and work responsibilities may consist of a variety of areas in supply chain including demand planning, inventory management, supply chain planning, scheduling, as well as an understanding in other functions of the business.

  • Transportation and Logistics Intern: Key components of an internship in Transportation and Logistics will be logistics management and transportation coordination. You will gain exposure to equipment management, cost control, transportation coordination, deployment, and planning. You may also have involvement in areas such as commodity merchandising, customer service, operations planning, inventory management, freight bills, tariff / rate quotations, rate management, local plant logistics and accounting.

  • Sourcing & Procurement Intern: As an intern in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, you will learn alongside our strategic sourcing team to drive stronger connectivity among Cargill’s businesses. You will provide analytical support, gather supplier and Cargill business data, and conduct marketplace research to better understand how to strategically source goods and services. During your time with us, you will develop stronger relationship building and influencing skills, business and financial analysis capabilities, how to work virtually with a global team, and strategic thinking.


  • The business environment will continue to evolve, requiring talent that can deliver a competitive advantage through innovative solutions to business problems and knowledge of current trends the marketplace and in technology.

  • Exposure to transformational change through large-scale system and process implementations and the evolution of our business.

  • Team oriented, fast paced, and hands-on.

Internship Programming:

  • Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).

  • Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Location:

  • Calgary, AB


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelors’ degree from an accredited program with a major or minor in Supply Chain, Procurement, Engineering, Finance, Economics, MIS, Logistics, or another related business discipline graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.

  • Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Previous internship or work-related experience

  • Ability to demonstrate a strong aptitude for business

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Job Supply Chain Management

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Other Locations Canada

Req ID: CAN00603