Global Strategic Supply Chain Design Manager (Open to Remote) at Cargill
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Global Strategic Supply Chain Design Manager (Open to Remote)

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Job ID 246321 Date posted 01/18/2023 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Global Strategic Supply Chain Design Manager, part of the Global Supply Chain Design Team, will lead complex network optimization projects to identify cost opportunities, enable a continuous improvement agenda and guide businesses to make better strategic supply chain decisions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead strategic network optimization and Supply Chain design projects across Cargill's businesses globally, such as M&A, business synergy and asset footprint optimization.
  • Collaborate across functional teams to build  models for network design and optimization work, which includes providing direction to supporting team members.
  • Reviews and monitors processes and ensures network design best practices are identified and shared globally.
  • Use extensive knowledge of supply chain practices to navigate through data and technology challenges.
  • Develop, execute and implement process improvements to drive continuous improvement and establish ongoing supply chain design capabilities across the organization. 
  • Provide thought leadership in your field and work independently to leverage both internal and external resources for additional research and interpretation to identify issues and solutions.
  • Manage senior business stakeholders and be able to create consensus with insights and data to support the business making the right decisions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field 
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Eight years of related experience with at least five in supply chain strategy and network optimization
  • Experience in developing and delivering complex supply chain network models
  • Deep knowledge of LLamasoft supply chain optimization tools or other similar tools such as LogicNet or JDA Strategist
  • Ability to drive change, partner with business teams and to influence decision making across various businesses throughout all levels of the organization
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge in project management, supply chain and finance
  • Strong communication skills including storytelling


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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