Cargill CPQ Business Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

CPQ Business Analyst

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

CPQ Business Analyst is responsible for representing the assigned business/function needs around our CPQ Platform.

  • Supports the assigned businesses (multiple businesses) by working and collaborating with relevant stakeholders to execute and provide input into the Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial enterprise (FIBI) CPQ roadmap , and the Quoting processes

  • Has an in-depth understanding of how CPQ/Control/SFDC works (and are connected)

  • Is the primary point of contact for Strategic Pricing users in the assigned businesses/functions for new capability deployment, training needs, break/fix, and projects

  • Partners with the Program Manager to preserve the processes and software platform design established during Project LEAP.

Principal Accountabilities

20% Partner with businesses and Program Manager to identify opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness Strategic Pricing for Customer Sales teams to drive adoption and value capture of solutions.

10% Manage Quoting (CPQ) projects while working with appropriate 3rd party and internal resources to ensure that projects are delivered on time, in budget and in scope.Ensuring User Stories match desired enhancements and actual deliverables meet business requirements

15% Triage assigned business/functions users break/fix issues and determine the appropriate resolution path (training, process, system update, project, etc.)

10% Understand Cargill’s Customer Facing solutions and how they help to enable the business strategic plan

10% Responsible for the communication and enforcement of Cargill and FIBI’s CPQ Governance policies and procedures to help maintain and ensure architectural integrity.

10% Continually monitor, enforce and manage CPQ data quality (working with business data & reporting analyst)

10% Knowledge Management to include: training users, updating documentation, engaging Program Manager, Global IT and PDT for training assistance.

15% Other Duties as assigned.


At Cargill, we believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best every day. We want to understand the things that you do better than others - the talents that you rely on to succeed. As part of the application process, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. The assessment will help us determine whether our jobs will allow you to use your unique talents to their full potential.

The position may be able to be based remotely, with ideal candidate being in close proximity to airport.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working in MS Dynamics or Salesforce

  • Full competency of MS Excel and/or Access

  • Import and Clean Data using different API tools

  • Ability together / analyze requirements and map them to solutions that leverage CPQ functionality

  • Experience working with users to troubleshoot issues

  • Ability to lead training, coordinate and participate in testing prior to rollout of enhancements and modifications

  • Ability to independently manage time, prioritize projects, and manage multiple stakeholders

  • Able to think broadly and understand the impact of changes to multi-tenant global environment

  • Experience communicating effectively and influencing stakeholders at multiple levels with different levels of understanding of a CPQ Platform

  • Being creative to find solutions to complex business problems

  • Change management skills

  • Understanding of and ability to work in Ecosystem

  • Attention to detail and ability to do rigorous testing

  • Self-motivated and self-directed to take action to accomplish goals and keep impacted people informed

  • Effective communication skills - written and verbal

  • Ability to take expressed business needs and convert into requirements or user stories and creatively apply the right solution or configuration to achieve desired outcomes

  • Strong teamwork with a small group to accomplish time sensitive projects

  • Ability to embrace a diverse work environment and manage conflicting priorities

  • Ability to influence people and communicate across multiple business levels

  • Demonstrated Project management skills

  • Available to work early morning/late night hours to accommodate global time zones.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience: 3 years of costing/strategic pricing/quoting (CPQ) experience

  • Competency in Java/ xml coding preferred

  • Agile experience

  • Implementation/Support of CPQ Solutions

  • Management of Complex Multi-Tenant SFDC Org

  • Development on Apex, Java, CSS, Visualforce or Lightning Component Framework

  • Knowledge and understanding of SFDC Lightning Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Marketing

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06498