Transportation Senior Analyst
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Transportation Senior Analyst



Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities.

Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values.

Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and

people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at


Horizon Milling (a Cargill Joint Venture) has an exciting opportunity for a Transportation Senior Analyst.

The Transportation Senior Analyst


will be a key member of the Horizon Milling Transportation. With limited oversight, the TSA will mine for data, create ad hoc transportation reports, interpret transportation data and develop metrics for Horizon Milling to provide insightful recommendations for managing the transportation function.

Will act as a primary point of contact for pricing analysis, leading negotiation with Transportation Service Providers (TSP), collaborate with Sales on price inquiries for new opportunities, support Supply Chain with “what if” optimization scenarios, resolve freight pricing issues with Cargill Transportation & Logistics (CTL) and managing and updating CSI’s.


esponsible for the management of the transportation carrier claims process.

Acts as a c

hampion for various multi-modal transportation projects and transportation issues.

Principle Accountabilities:
35% - Performance Management: With limited oversight, perform data mining and create, interpret and diagnosis ad hoc transportation reports. Develop metrics for Horizon Milling to provide meaningful recommendations for managing the transportation function. Develop and review standard analysis of freight accounting, claims and incident reports. Monitor carrier performance and service level agreements.

10% - Transportation Planning: Provide significant insight to Supply Chain, Sales and Merchants on transportation trends, rate changes and market updates from various TSP’s to ensure adequate data and transportation information to develop the optimal plan to service the end customer.

15% - Market Research & Analysis: Champion and communicate to the transportation team analysis on carrier pricing, fuel pricing and general industry trends. Collaborate with CTL and other BU peers.

30% - Data Management & Intelligence: Lead the transportation efforts with CTL Accounting and Compliance and the Wichita Data team to ensure accurate transportation data is maintained in TM and CSI’s. Secure pricing from Transportation Service Providers and provides rate quotes to sales for negotiations with customers and RFPs (request for pricing).

10% - Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned such as leading or participating in cross BU projects or transportation opportunities for Horizon Milling products.

Note: The successful candidate must be willing to be available after hours via cell phone, and be available for business travel as required.


Bachelors Degree plus a minumum of 2 years of business experience OR a minimum of 5 years of Business experience

Logistics, Transportation and/or Analysis experience

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Office with expertise in Excel

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Highly collaborative - ability to excel in a team environment

Self-starter – highly motivated with demonstrated initiative

Excellent time management, prioritization and organization skills

Strong negotiation and problem solving skills

Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization

3+ years of Business, Analytics, Transportation, Supply Chain or Operations experience

SAP or TMS Experience

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding

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Job Type



Day Job

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