Cargill Management Information Senior Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

Management Information Senior Analyst

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.


This position will enable the data and analysis capabilities for multiple businesses within North America. The primarily location for this position is Wayzata, MN but will allow the right candidate to work from anywhere in the US.

This role:

  • Will actively partner with business stakeholders to solve problems through data and the application of reporting and analysis tools.

  • Requires an Analyst skilled in data, reporting and analysis best practices, and technical concepts.

  • Will create and deliver financial data sets and help the organization gain insights from them.

  • Works with business stakeholders to address current initiatives and future opportunities to advance the use of data and analysis for the enterprises.

Principal Accountabilities

60% Development of Technical Solutions: Responsible for development of technical solutions needed in order to provide an effective and efficient data and analysis solution that can support the business. Through knowledge of data structures, ability to join/integrate tables in order to provide the necessary data for analytics and/or reporting.

20% Data Governance and Process Improvement: The MI Analyst will be responsible for the governance (standards and documentation) of solutions developed. The Analyst will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to catalogue, streamline and improve data and analysis solutions.

20% Provide coaching and training to Analysts across the business on the use of data / analysis / reporting tools. Helping analysts utilize the tools in the most efficient and effective manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant business experience.

  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and data integration.

  • Experience with advanced reporting, business intelligence, database querying and data warehousing concepts.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and take partners to understand the business context.

  • Experience with educating and training others and/or helping stakeholders with using data and reporting to solve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and operate in ambiguous situations.

  • Proficient in SQL.

  • Strong Microsoft Tools experience including Excel, Access.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Management, MIS, or Computer Science.

  • Advanced Degree in a relevant business or technical discipline.

  • Certification from Cloudera.

  • 3 years experience in a BI/Reporting, IT Architect or Data Analyst role.

  • Work experience across multiple lines of business and/or within IT function.

  • SAP experience.

  • Experience developing in Hadoop (Impala, Hive, Spark).

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and identify data patterns, trends and risks.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence others without direct authority.

  • Knowledge of quality improvement or process improvement tools and techniques or willingness and aptitude to learn them (ie: Lean, 6 Sigma).

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and effectively navigate the organization to identify where expertise resides

  • Proven ability to behave in accordance with Cargill values and ethics [internal only].

Other relevant information to the position

  • Ability to travel 10%

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Other Locations United States

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06970