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Cargill Management Associate 2022 in Olathe, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Early Careers at Cargill

From day one, you will be an important part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them!

Management Associate Position:

From day one, you will be an important part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Your career path can lead to key individual contributor or supervisory positions within Cargill Animal Nutrition along with additional corporate opportunities. We also offer you the flexibility to move into sales or production assignments based on your interest and personal skill development plan. Career advancement will include relocation based on the availability of openings at our multiple locations across the United States. Relocation can accelerate your career by helping you gain greater insight of our business and increase your responsibilities

Key Accountabilities

This position will have accountability for learning and positively impacting the following aspects of the business:

  • Customer Focus: Operations and Sales

  • Production

  • Supply Chain Strategy & Execution

  • Feed Formulation

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Customer Business Relationships and Experience

  • Strategic Pricing

  • Commodity Merchandising

  • Bulk Ingredient Logistics

  • Business Financials

  • Employee Engagement

Associate Benefits

  • Associates are eligible for comprehensive health care plans and incentives.

  • Associates are offered retirement plans and registration assistance.

  • As employees, associates receive access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

  • Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.

  • Relocation benefits are available to those who qualify (based on mileage)

Professional Networks:

We promote a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates a diverse group of employees. Our Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and utilize our employees' outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees..

Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:

  • Asian Alliance Network

  • Cargill Young Professionals Network

  • Cargill Ability Network (iCAN)

  • Cargill Ebony Council

  • Group Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW)

  • Hispanic-Latino Council

  • Cargill Pride Network

  • Veterans & Military Support Network

  • Cargill Women’s Network

Job Locations

  • Various US locations - Olathe, KS; Amarillo, TX; Shippensburg, PA

  • Office Setting

  • Travel approximately 25% or less

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited program in supply chain, operations, business, sales, finance, agribusiness, animal science, economics, ag-economics, leadership studies or related degree; and graduating between December 2021 and August 2022.

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

  • Willing and able to relocate to Olathe, KS; Amarillo, TX; and/or Shippensburg, PA, possibly multiple times

  • Ability to solve complex problems through collaboration, creativity and determination.

  • Strong analytical skills, aptitude to conceptualize big picture as well as dive into details

  • Ability to take calculated risks and able to execute decisively

  • Demonstrated ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures

  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually

  • Strong communication skills – written and oral

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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