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Cargill Program Manager, Global Data Historian in Wayzata, Minnesota

Program Manager, Global Data Historian

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

The Worldwide Plant Operations Systems & Controls Data Historian Leader is responsible for achieving objectives and governance working under delegated authority from Corporate Plant Systems and Controls leadership within the plant data historian area which is inclusive with the E&IA and BAITS arena. This position is accountable to the Plant Ops Systems & Controls leadership for the responsibilities outlined below.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain an understanding of enterprise environment and overall value for Plant Operations Systems & Controls Data Historians

  2. Development and implementation of value-added solutions, service delivery, training and education, product support and vendor management of data historians to Cargill enterprise locations globally

  3. Lead strategy and align support for the development, lifecycle and maintenance of data historians within the Cargill enterprise environment (suggest: Lead the product strategy specific to the product road-map, enhancements, versioning and alignment of current and future capabilities to functionality)

  4. Document and Management of standards and governing principles related to use of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians

  5. Relationship and service level management of vendors, internal service providers and integrators supporting Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians (suggest : Relationship management and operational level service level support of services delivered by trusted integrators, IT/OT relationship with IT/OSC, internal and external vendors.

  6. Monitors overall user satisfaction and makes adjustments to Program deployment and delivery of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians

  7. Documents solutions, educates user base and applies continuous improvements for functional and operational performance standards and best practices, with applicable compliance factors for the Cargill enterprise Data Historians

  8. Primary functional contact between Cargill and Plant Historian vendor on matching the product and service offering with Cargill’s today and future needs

  9. Primary facilitator of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian CoE (Centers of Expertise) and key users community

Areas of concentration for this position include:

  • Strategic

  • Identify, design and align enterprise processes and practices and ensure value and compliance of data historian solutions

  • Assist with creation and value proposition of distinctive business value Cargill businesses

  • Partner with the global IT functions, service delivery organizations, governing bodies, enterprise architecture, solution architecture, and regional IT support teams to leverage identification, development and delivery of value added services through Data Historian applications

  • Work with businesses, Vendor, internal and external service providers, to demonstrate and promote value, develop ways to track and capture feedback, success stories, best practices and supporting information to perpetuate broader usage with solution results

  • Responsible for data historian capabilities with a goal of improving business processes and efficiencies

  • Align with capital effectiveness teams (PDP-built template, engineering, project people, and operations) to ensure the value of product-lifecycle management is practiced and projects utilizing mined, data historian information see value, efficiency and savings impact

  • Lead Center of Excellence collection of talent, organize contributions, identify trends and facilitate communication

  • Education and Talent Building

  • Identify and support enterprise champions to facilitate collaboration of concepts, ideas, product development, service delivery improvements

  • Identify and opportunities for growth of product knowledge, technical talent, solution, process and service delivery improvement

  • Assures communication and education of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian owners/managers users on the use of core applications and client applications.

  • Work within Plant Ops Systems & Controls organization in developing, maintaining, and acquiring Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian talent across Cargill’s BUs. Work within the Plant Ops Systems & Controls organization, ensuring BUs/regions are appropriately resourced. Support/oversee as well provide coaching and leadership development to all Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian professionals

  • Work with L&D to develop and achieve appropriate development opportunities and educational tools for our professionals for data historian and supporting tools and architecture

  • Operational

  • Network Monitoring (NOC) liaison

  • User Training and Education

  • External and Internal support organization, education related to Cargill enterprise environment

  • Security Validation and Audit activities

  • Facilitate Management of Change (technology, process, talent)

  • Testing and Configuration management, user support and standardization

  • Project Management of solution and supporting operations

  • Liaison between Cargill and Integrators to support installs / maintenance and PI configuration as scoped / based on site requirements

  • Develop Scopes of work for solutions and provide leadership for new opportunities for additional supporting Data Historian tools

  • Maintain information and education on industry data Historians with Cargill requirements in mind – to compare and contrast optional products

  • Work with new/potential Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian deployment sites to establish/identify processes necessary to utilize the capabilities of the selected Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian

  • Work with appropriate leadership teams, councils, and review teams, to help ensure the alignment of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian processes to the broader Tartan/IT functions

  • Coordinate with the Corporate IT organization and Service Providers to establish compatible processes that will help ensure the reliability Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian solutions

  • Provide leadership for establishing and maintaining effective monitoring and controls in the Cargill environment for Data Historians, supporting tools, process and operational monitoring

  • Establish and drive a continuous improvement methodology throughout the Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian organization

35% Execution: Lead Value Creation and Best Practices & New Solution Development

  • Champion, design, organize, and implement any accepted designated solution within Cargill by utilizing the resources of the Plant Ops Systems & Controls organization, Plant Support Teams, and Platform/Regional/BU/Plant Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian owners, and/or external integrators to implement these global solutions.

  • Identify and champion external solutions which may bring value to the Cargill organization. Prioritize, support, and roll out Leading Practice initiatives agreed to within the Plant Ops Systems & Controls organization. Take the lead in Operational Excellence programs for Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians.

  • Work with internal Learning and Development teams and vendor to create an educational process for users users create sustainable support processes for Cargill’s Data Historian that can be applied across all BUs.

  • Assist new BUs in installation, costs, and solution management to ensure the highest rate of ROI. Work with BUs to create value added solutions in the Data Historian area.

  • Assist BUs in creating an early ROI with Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians instead of later in the life of a data historian solution.

  • Work with new/potential Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian deployment sites to establish/identify processes necessary to utilize the capabilities of the selected Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian.

35% Internal Management

  • Document and represent standards for the use of Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian solutions within Cargill. These standards include software deployment, support, and interaction with Cargill’s service organization.

  • Develop Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian strategy and structure. Have dedicated strategy for Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian strategy for Technology Risk & Control & Compliance in alignment with the Cargill’s Technology Risk and Control risk framework, organizational guidelines, policies, standards and procedures and in alignment with plant operational process-human safety-food/feed/regulatory compliance policies-guidelines-standards-procedures.

  • Coordinate the communication of the strategy, policies and processes globally through the Plant Ops Systems & Controls organization to the Plant Support leadership team and BU ops leadership team and stakeholders.

  • Integrate Information Risk Management into the technology and relevant business processes (process-human safety-food/feed/regulatory) using the tools and processes available.

  • Communicate and assist with driving consistent risk and control processes are developed in a consistent manner for Data Historians, with TGRC direction, at a global, cross-BU level to serve the needs of the entire organization.

20% External Management

  • Manage Cargill’s relationship with selected Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian vendor and other service providers to increase the use of contract services to meet the above duties.

  • Identify, educate, and manage Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian Subject Matter Experts and Super Users

  • Project manage, assist with, educate, provide consultation and drive technical requirements, and direction for standard implementations, solution scopes and deployment of Cargill “standard solutions”.

  • Manage global solutions, product patches, upgrades and license management for solutions deployed within the Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian arena which may utilize both internal and external resources to develop, deploy, monitor and support.

  • Primary contact and manager of the contract between Cargill and the selected Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian vendor and provide feedback to the Plant Systems & Controls Organization, Plant Support Teams, and Platform/Regional/BU/Plant Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian owners on questions about the contract.

  • Work with the Tartan organization to determine if an architectural solution using Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historians for access to the plant floor can be created. Provide guidance in this area.

10% Other Duties As Assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, lead, coach, engage, collaborate, and develop teams within a matrix organization.

  • Project management skills for regional and/or global Plant Ops Systems & Controls Data Historian projects

  • 5 years operational experience, managerial work experiencewithplant operations or plant IT environment

  • Demonstrated Experience in implementation of solutions in manufacturing operations

  • Leadership and effective communication skills, including presentation skills

  • OSIPI configuration experience

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Advanced Business or Technical Degree Preferred

  • Plant Operations Experience

  • Experience with Global RollOuts

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06976

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