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 150,000 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.
Job location: Dalton, North Yorkshire
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual looking to develop a career in Supply Chain. This position is ideal to strengthen and broaden your Supply Chain capabilities, and develop yourself in the Cargill Supply Chain function. The successful candidate will work in an exciting and challenging environment.
Your contribution is vital in delivering change to the Dalton business to help Cargill achieve its service and growth objectives. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver customer service and financial KPIs in the Materials Planning role, leveraging strong ownership and analytical skills. You will be encouraged to change practices and processes to drive efficiency into the business, and will have ample opportunity to deliver improvement as part of a small, customer-focused Supply Chain team. There is scope for personal development within the team and the wider business.
In this role you will work closely with key stakeholders upstream (Food Safety Quality Reporting / technical / operations / warehouse) and downstream (warehouse / sales / customers). You will report to the Dalton Planning Supervisor who will coach and support your personal development.
Ensure full traceability of all raw materials required for on time fulfilment of customer orders to ensure no stock outs
Review and challenge key order factors including but not limited to; order size, frequency, supplier lead times, contracts, in order to optimise plant and inventory efficiency
Manage inventory levels (volume and value) in line with business targets
Any other miscellaneous duties as required
Graduate calibre, ideally University degree or equivalent qualification. Candidates with relevant work experience will be considered
Experience within supply chain/ production planning / purchasing in a manufacturing environment
Must have a high drive and energy level, and well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
Must be diligent, committed, and prepared to manage tasks through to completion, with a high level of attention to detail
Must be numerate, logical and able to make decisions based on calculation of empirical data
Clear communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate with people on different levels in the organization; essential that sound professional relationships are forged with key customers (internal and external),
suppliers and colleagues
Leadership & Ownership: strong decision maker, takes responsibility for own actions, able to withstand challenge and scrutiny from peers and superiors
Must be hands-on, prepared to engage with the procurement, production, warehouse and customer services processes
Ideally some previous experience with planning and/or production processes through the use of MRP/ERP manufacturing systems (e.g. SAP)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; intermediate user of MS Excel
Must demonstrate a desire and capability for personal development
Our Offer In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the world’s leading companies.
Interested? Please apply with your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability today.