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Salt Strategic Pricing Intern 2022 (Open to Graduate Students)

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Job ID 163841 Date posted 11/05/2021 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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.


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Envision an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an important part of the team! Internships are 12 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. As an intern, you will encounter real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and form relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce!

Salt Strategic Pricing Internship (Open to Graduate Students)

The Strategic Pricing Intern will work on pricing projects that improve our commercial capabilities, including data and analytics development, pricing and profitability analysis, and econometric modeling across Food, Agriculture, Industrial and Ecommerce space.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develop, refresh and validate data inputs into price setting and profitability measurement
  • Build and deploy analytical tools to support commercial execution of price strategies
  • Deeply analyze profitability and profitability leakage
  • Generate econometric models
  • Collaborate across business teams and functions to ensure data and tools address business needs
  • Champion the pricing improvements to ensure successful adoption and use within the business
  • Maintain pricing analysis subject matter aptitude, standard methodologies etc.

Environment

  • Team oriented, fast-paced and hands-on
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Office setting
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Quick integration into the business through clear work expectations and responsibilities

Your Personal Board of Directors

We want you to excel! We truly believe that combining your interpersonal skills and curiosity with a top team of professionals will be the combination for you to thrive. During the internship, you will have three resources assigned to you: university recruiter, supervisor and mentor. In addition to these individuals, you will also expand your network across our global business as you build your own network of resources to help you in your career.

Professional Networks

We promote 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 maximize 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
  • Cargill Women’s Network

Job Locations

  • Wayzata (Minneapolis), MN

Required Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Masters degree from an accredited program in Business, Marketing, Economics, Finance, or related degree
  • Must be graduating between December 2022 and June 2023
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2022)
  • Ability to commit to 40 hours a week
  • Proven ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not solely based on possession of a student visa or visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Keen sense of priorities
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and ability to anticipate future business needs
  • Strong analytical skills and able to work with large and complex sets of business data
  • Skilled in visual analytic tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • Results driven, open personality with a pro-active, hands-on perspective
  • Inclination to challenge the status quo and be tenacious in the pursuit of meaningful change
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, active inquiry skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to influence without authority
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel and data validation and visualization skills
  • Business proficiency in English
  • Some travel possible

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with an international team
  • Experience with Salesforce.com/CPQ and Statistical Pricing Optimization tools
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Sales, Pricing, Procurement, Supply Chain, or related field
  • Risk Management / Trading experience
  • Working experiences across multiple lines of businesses (internal or external)
  • Experience using database, BI, and analytical tools
  • Business proficiency in languages other than English

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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