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Supply Chain Excellence Project and Portfolio Lead

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Job ID 261820 Date posted 03/01/2023 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota | Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Supply Chain Excellence Lead will focus on business projects to support long term supply chain strategies and Cargill Bio-Industrial business goals. In this role, you will coordinate cross functional work teams identifying and leading supply chain projects to improve people, processes, technology and analytics maturity level.

Key Accountabilities

  • Use substantial knowledge of supply chain best practices and procedures to navigate through process, data and technology challenges, improvements, and changes.
  • Implement complex projects and drive continuous improvement culture across the organization.
  • Partner with key business and supply chain stakeholders to identify new opportunities, managing the portfolio of projects, and reporting the progress properly.
  • Using a thorough understanding of supply chain practices and ensure best practices are shared among locations.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six years of related experience: Supply Chain Planning
  • (IBP, S&OP, S&OE, demand and supply planning, materials planning, inventory management, distribution planning)
  • Order management / customer service transformation
  • Experience in Supply chain projects and transformation, including project and portfolio management
  • Supply Chain technology and tools (Planning, ERP, analytics, others)
  • Supply Chain certification: APICS (CPIM, CSCP), MIT-Micro Master, SCOR or others


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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