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Grains Planner

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Job ID 279442 Date posted 12/01/2023 Location : Melbourne, Australia Category  SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING Job Status  Salaried Full Time

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At Cargill, we’re challenging the way world sees agriculture. With more than 150 years of experience we are committed to feeding the world in a safe and responsible way, reducing environmental impact, and improving the communities where we live and work. Safety is our top priority and we are committed to creating a ‘zero harm’ safety culture.
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive. With a diverse and inclusive workplace culture and a global footprint, you will work with some of the best minds developing innovative programs and practices for a sustainable future. It’s an opportunity to learn, grow and engage in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. Learn more at

Job Purpose and Impact

The Grains Planner will coordinate Integrated Business Planning operations ensuring clear communication across the business.  In this role, you will work with Supply Chain, Trading & Risk Management, Grainflow and other areas of the business to develop, communicate and monitor supply plans and forecasts, ensuring assets are utilised, costs are minimised, and maximising value for stocks.

Key Accountabilities

•    Coordinate and facilitate Integrated Business Planning with a focus on continuous improvement of processes.
•    Provide detailed allocations to other Supply Chain teams in a timely manner.
•    Identify areas of arbitrage through more efficient supply chains and improved asset utilisation.
•    Continually look to improve supply chains and challenge the status quo.
•    Develop and monitor harvest buying plans.
•    Other duties as assigned.


•    University qualification in Logistics, Supply Chain, Agribusiness or a related industry.
•    Minimum 2 years operational experience in logistics and supply chain operations, preferably in an agribusiness environment gaining general grain and oilseed product commodity knowledge and knowledge of trade flows, freight and bulk handling systems.
•    Intermediate to Advanced competency in Excel

We Offer
In return to your experience, we offer:
•    A competitive remuneration package including performance incentive plan
•    Autonomy and scope for career development
•    The opportunity to work with some of the most talented people in the industry and inspiring leaders
•    The job stability that comes with a global employer who puts people first
•    A supportive working culture and an inclusive team environment

If you are ready to take on a rare, career defining opportunity, are self-motivated and team spirited, then we would love to hear from you.

Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications are treated with complete confidentiality.

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