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Transportation & Logistics Administrative Assistant

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Job ID 193250 Date posted 08/02/2022 Location : Wayzata, 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 Transportation & Logistics Administrative Assistant will make independent decision regarding planning, organizing, and scheduling of more complex administrative support. We seek an experienced professional who will coordinate, integrate and implement assigned administrative functions on a global scale.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply detailed knowledge of department operations and infrastructure, policies and procedures to perform moderately complex administrative processes.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, diaries and travel arrangements.
  • Administrate and distribute functional communication such as monthly team newsletters. 
  • Solicit, collect and organize documentation and data, performing moderately complex data entry into one or more systems.
  • Plans, coordinates and confirms logistics for more complex meetings and travel.
  • Provide support for project coordination. 
  • Provide assistance and training to lower-level employees.
  • 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

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). 

Relocation will not be provided for this position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in 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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