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Operations Systems Specialist

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Job ID 217443 Date posted 08/12/2022 Location : Newark, California

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Operations System Specialist will support the department operations with various daily tasks and special projects centering on content management, reporting, purchase orders, invoicing and confidential information processing. In this role, you will serve as a central hub of information for your department and execute multiple complex tasks necessary to support members of the department and make the department function smoothly.

Key Accountabilities

  • Serve as the central point of contact for the gathering and processing of information and format information to enable ease of use by department members in making business decisions.
  • Work with managers and leaders to assist with the process of submitting, processing and validating purchase orders.
  • Provide onboarding support of new employees and training on the software used in the department.
  • Perform customer experience related tasks to ensure a positive experience.
  • Coordinate visitors to the department and assist with required paperwork and meetings with company personnel.
  • Perform general administrative support for the department including meeting scheduling, facilitation and logistics, expense management and general routine items.
  • Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

  • This position is posted both internally and externally.



  • High school diploma, secondary education level OR equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.


  • Experience maintaining and updating content management systems.
  • Experience creating reports using business intelligence tools.
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles to complete financial paperwork.
  • Experience with SAP.


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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