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Cargill Refrigerated Truck Operations Lead in Wichita, Kansas

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.

JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT

The Transportation Operations Senior Supervisor will oversee the day to day transportation operations activities across the region for the business. In this role, you will lead, advise and make decisions on all major logistics and transportation activities for a team that covers shipment execution, client interaction, business and people partnerships, resource, budget and project management, data management, reporting and analysis.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead performance across various aspects of internal and external customer interactions including cost, budget, safety requirements, incident tracking and problem resolution.

  • Collaborate with other transportation and logistics functions and business units to effectively control service and costs to optimize transportation asset management, meet strategic goals and seasonal business requirements.

  • Monitor key performance indicators and in-process metrics and recommend and implement improvements that impact operations related to transportation shipment execution and provide feedback to the internal stakeholders on best practices and benchmark standards.

  • Collaborate with businesses to understand customer and product specific requirements and develop and implement solutions to meet those needs.

  • Partner with the corporate transportation and logistics sourcing team to assist in contract and rate negotiations.

  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships with transportation service providers, carriers and brokers.

  • Ensure compliance with all company, government and regulatory agency transportation related requirements.

  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Other duties as assigned

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and achieve results within determined timeframes

  • Analytical skills and ability to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities

  • Advanced computer skills using standard office applications

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree

  • Knowledge of lean principles and practices

  • Two years of supervisory experience

  • Experience and familiarity with transportation equipment and service providers

  • Experience with customer and vendor relationship management and negotiation

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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