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Rail Operations Specialist

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Job ID MEL00511 Date posted 07/30/2020 Location : Melbourne, Australia

Cargill’s supply chain encompasses all aspects from origination to destination, with 20% of the world’s food in our supply chain at any given time.


The Rail Operations Specialist within our Transport and Logistics team and will be responsible to manage and coordinate Cargill’s rail operations. You will collaborate and liaise with key stakeholders to provide planning, allocation and execution of rail transport tasks and scheduling.

Overseeing the contract management and rail operations you will optimise the rail allocations and utilisation and manage last minute changes and issues.

With a strong ability to multi task and manage the short, medium and long term transport, you will utilise your supplier contract knowledge to keep costs minimised identify sales opportunities.

Maintaining the management of rail data and ensuring administrative tasks are performed seamlessly alongside P&L reporting to the business.


To help you be successful in this role you will have experience within a transport or complex supply chain business with expertise in logistics and fast paced operations.

Previous knowledge of rail operational requirements such as routes, travel restrictions and rail safety would allow you to thrive in this fast-paced role.

You will be highly motivated to find solutions in challenging circumstances, with an ability to prioritise and organise a busy workload. You will bring strong negotiation skills and have experience in managing supplier contracts and relationships. Bringing strong financial acumen and analysis skills you will identify opportunities for the business and understand the running costs of rail operations.

This role is an opportunity to learn, grow and engage in meaningful work for one of Australia’s leading Agribusinesses. Apply now for an exciting opportunity to join the team.

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

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