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Risk Management & Sourcing IT Co-op Summer 2024

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Job ID 273691 Date posted 08/04/2023 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota | Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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Your Co-op:

Gain real experience. Learn from the best. See how your work matters.

Our co-ops are designed to prepare you for your career journey, not a final destination. When you join our team, you are welcomed into a community committed to providing you with a safe environment to learn, grow and cultivate your skills. With our expansive learning resources, our well-respected leaders, and our carefully curated development courses, you will be equipped to confidently solve tomorrow's global issues. And, truthfully, our future relies on you. Your innovative minds, your intentional collaboration, and your sincere desire to nourish the world. Your work may be local, but at Cargill, your impact will be global. Join our community to cultivate your curiosity, develop meaningful relationships and propel your career.

Risk Management and Sourcing IT Co-op:

This position entails assisting in the execution of high-performance data centric solutions leveraging data management capabilities for the global Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS) teams. In this role, you will assist on data access pathways and techniques, data cleansing and manipulations and collaborating with other system and technology team members to bring together data from multiple sources to provide reports and tools that unlock insights for RMS formulation, risk management, competitive intelligence, and cost into pricing teams. Skills and experiences to be gained: 

  • Data gathering, cleansing, tool and report development, distribution and problem solving.
  • Preparing dashboards and reports to meet the needs of teams.
  • Working in a virtual, global environment.

Your Work:

  • Collaborate with a variety of partners to define requirements and implement solutions for Global RMS teams.
  • Provide necessary technical support through all phases of solution life cycle.
  • Participate in recommending solutions or improvements to business processes using new technology or alternative uses of existing technology.
  • Gather, verify, and manipulate data for report and tool generation.
  • Perform data mining, queries, and audits of data from different data sources.
  • Manage access to reports and tools.
  • Handle basic issues and feedback from users, while escalating more complex issues to team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Interns are given the opportunity to apply their skills and gain an understanding of the Cargill organization.
  • Opportunity to learn more about Cargill’s diverse businesses through numerous events such as first day orientation, summer activities, volunteer events, as well as our Cargill Intern Forum Event.

Our Programming:

  • With comprehensive learning resources at your disposal, you can take your learning in any direction.
  • We offer both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to co-ops who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the co-op.
  • Throughout the co-op, co-ops are encouraged to take part in events that will give exposure to leadership, provide development opportunities, and offer the ability to network with cross-functional interns/co-ops across the U.S.
  • Co-ops who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a second internship/co-op or full-time position for the following year.
  • As employees, co-ops receive access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.
  • Co-ops are paid and are at least 7-8 months in duration.

Co-op Details:

  • Co-ops are typically 7-8 months in duration.
  • Co-ops are paid hourly for time worked.
  • Co-ops are responsible for transportation to and from work.
  • Our environment will focus on employee engagement, inclusion, and innovation.

Our Benefits:

No matter who you are or where you are, we have resources to meet your needs. You’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to support you and help you thrive. Eligible programs and incentives include:

  • Paid time off
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing program
  • Digital Learning Library
  • Housing and Relocation Assistance for those that qualify

Our Network:

Your development is our priority. With our outstanding global network, you will establish relationships, acquire mentors, and build your professional contacts. Our program encourages and orchestrates networking opportunities that will benefit you now and in your future career. During your term, you will also receive consistent support from university recruiting staff, mentors, colleagues, and your supervisor.

Our Vibrant Community:

At Cargill, you will be a part of our vibrant global community with a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse set of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and enhance our employees’ outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.

Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:

Asian Alliance Network, Cargill Young Professionals Network, Cargill Ability Network (iCAN), Cargill Ebony Council, Group Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW), Hispanic-Latino Council, Cargill Pride Network, Veterans & Military Support Network, and Cargill Women’s Network.

Job Locations:

  • Minneapolis, MN or remote

Required Qualifications:

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major OR minor in Information Systems/Business Analysis, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technology field
  • Graduating with a degree between December 2024 and Summer 2025
  • Able to complete a 7-8 month co-op May/June - December 2024)
  • Experience with database and data manipulation tools
  • Knowledge in reporting, analytics, or performance measurement fields
  • Proven ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working big data platform and building solutions
  • Experience with cloud platforms and reporting tools
  • Data manipulation and analysis experience using spreadsheets, databases and data manipulation tools
  • Experience pulling information from various systems and databases

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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