Cargill Inventory Planner - Wayzata, MN in Wayzata, Minnesota

Inventory Planner - Wayzata, MN

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.


Position Summary

Considered experienced professionals in the CSSTNA inventory planning space. Responsible for all inventory planning activities at assigned CSSTNA warehouses and terminals. This includes: inventory planning, process development, planning & execution, collaboration with warehouse, operations, planning, transportation and cutomer service, and systems/data management, reporting & analysis.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Monitor and execute shipment transactions to endure 100% on-time shipment and order fill rate.

  • Identify and address shipment issues

  • Work with CTL to execute shipments for on-time delivery

  • Develop strong working relationships with 3PL and stakeholders

  • Help hold warehouse accountable at defined service levels


  • With some direction, maintains data relevant to inventory planning activities including capacity, constraint, logistics, supplier, master and location data.

  • With some oversight, create orders for network distribution moves and communicate to logistics for execution

  • With minimal guidance, manage inventory levels to expected volume and working capital levels and provide solutions when business parameters change requiring a change to inventory expectations

  • Implement and maintain inventory strategies. Review customer demand and production schedules to proactively report product availability issues.

  • With minimal oversight, conduct and document monthly inventory reconciliation . Investigate and resolve discrepancies.

  • Execute Stock Health Management plan

  • Provides input and executes distribution strategy


  • Provides input in setting Inventory Planning metrics targets

  • Analyze actual measure vs. target measures for assigned product(s) or locations

  • Provides input in developing action plans to close gaps between target and actual measures

  • Input to continual Inventory Planning process improvement input

  • Provides assistance in root cause analysis to identify and correct inventory deviations

  • Support process improvement initiatives

  • Support QN Root Cause and Corrective Actions

  • Provide coverage for team members as needed



  • Bachelors Degree

  • 3 years (or more) of experience in Supply Chain

  • 1 year (or more) of experience in planning and warehouse/ terminal processes

  • Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Familiarity with transportation and logistics environment

  • Problem solving ability, sense of urgency and ability to prioritize.

  • Able to navigate competing priorities and fast-paces work load


  • 4 year degree in a business discipline

  • 1 year (or more) of SAP experience

  • 1 year (or more) of Inventory management experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Supply Chain Management

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Other Locations United States

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06950