Cargill CTL Operations Lead in Rosario, Argentina

CTL Operations Lead

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose & Summary

Provides direction to supervisors and traffic managers and oversees the day to day transportation operations activities in Argentina, spanning Cargill business units. Leads, advises and makes decisions on all major logistics and transportation activities for a medium sized team that covers multiple modes of truck operations, which are typically industry standard in nature. These activities include data management, reporting and analysis, shipment execution, client interaction a, business partnership and people, resource, budget and project management. This position will also build the CTL truck team in Rosario and be the CTL Lead in the country and lead transition of work into Rosario.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 40% Supervise shipment execution teams in Argentina and manage performance across various aspects of internal and external customer interactions including shipment cost, budget, claims, food safety, Cargill safety requirements, customer solutions, incident tracking and resolution. Accountable for direct performance management, talent development, succession planning and engagement.

  • 20% Build Shipment Execution team for CTL in Rosario. Manage team and business partnerships as it relates to CTL operations.

  • 15% Subject matter expert on truck transportation requirements and processes for Cargill business units in Argentina from many shipping points. Collaborate with other transportation & logistics functions and business units to effectively manage service and costs to meet strategic goals in the transportation arena. Build strong internal business unit client’s relationships by providing transportation support and knowledge. Optimize transportation asset management to meet business unit requirements.

  • 10% Track key metrics, monitor performance, and recommend/implement improvements. Provide feedback from the function to the broader internal transportation & logistics community on best practices and benchmark standards. Develop and make improvements to processes and procedures related to transportation shipment execution.

  • 10% Partner with the CTL Sourcing team to assist in contract and rate negotiations

  • 5% Ensure compliance with all transportation related federal, state, provincial, local and Cargill EHS program and food safety requirements.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, supply chain, logistics or transportation, or a related degree

  • Minimum 5 years Transportation, Logistics or related experience

  • English Advanced Level.

  • Experience partnering with businesses to understand business requirements and translating them into implemented actions

  • Possess analytical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.

  • Advanced computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external

  • Able to prioritize work under stress environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and familiarity with bulk hopper equipment and carriers.

  • Advanced degree in a related field

  • Have demonstrated the ability to learn and apply new concepts and methods

  • Operational experience within a commercial truck line and/or brokerage

  • Customer and vendor relationship management and negotiation

  • Innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices

Job Operations

Primary Location Argentina-Santa Fe-Rosario

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: ROS00498