The Transportation Sourcing Specialist will provide subject matter experience in the efficient movement and transportation of materials and products across a range of transport modes. In this role, you will manage key internal and external stakeholder relationships and rely on current, up to date knowledge of industry market practices and trends to find the most practical and cost-effective solutions for a range of freight sourcing activities. Key Accountabilities
Develop and lead projects which result in cost reduction or avoidance to drive business value.
Conduct Request for pricing activities and deliver rate estimates to key stake holders for decision making purposes.
Apply a general understanding of transportation and logistics practices and procedures to assist in negotiating freight prices and contract terms for customers.
Analyze moderately complex transportation operations practices to resolve process and cost improvement opportunities.
Foster key stakeholder relationships internally and externally for all freight sourcing activities.
Provide industry market updates related to the transportation related activities of the business to inform strategic decisions.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned. Position Information
Position is based in Wayzata, MN
Relocation assistance is not provided for this role Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Minimum of two years of related work experience
Transportation and Logistics or Supply Chain experience
Strong Financial knowledge or acumen.
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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