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U.S. Domestic Soybean Meal Lead

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Job ID 285356 Date posted 02/09/2024 Location : Olathe, Kansas | Wayzata, Minnesota Category  TRADING Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The U.S. Domestic Soybean Meal Lead will provide leadership to our teams that merchandise our Soybean Meal (SBM) for our US Soy Processing business. In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and executing the cash merchandising game plan, engage with important customers and drive execution of the US Soy Crush strategy. buy and sell commodities from and to country elevators, producers, feed mills and processors. In this role, you will set the direction for a supplier base and fulfill transactions, delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity and cost.

Key Accountabilities

  • Guide cross-functional coordination to ensure successful execution of overall soy crush game plan.
  • Lead team of merchants to develop the short or long term strategies for one commodity or market.
  • Coordinate and review market, positions and profit and loss reports for the US Soy Crush business.
  • Provide oversight to risk positions and develop corresponding strategies
  • Maintain and develop strategic customer relationships, drive customer driven culture into organization.
  • You will provide strategic leadership, development and talent management for direct reports and their organization, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training and budgeting. You will also coordinate subordinate managers and supervisors in selecting staff to align with current and future needs of the organization.
  • Lead cross-functional strategic projects and initiatives in alignment with the business plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of eight years of related work experience, five years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership of merchandising or trading teams in related areas
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering and developing strategic customer relationships
  • Strong breadth of merchandising exposure; IE, multiple product lines or multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated success in leading projects and strategic initiatives

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Minnesota Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 48 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law.

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