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Cargill – Transportation and Logistic Thailand Lead

Cargill  Bangkok 21 Jun 2017

Job Description


Deeply understand the Thailand domestic & international market and Cargill BU/local requirements to identify opportunities for Cargill business; partner with other Regional CTL Leads to identify inter-modal/other opportunities; position Cargill to capture market opportunities
Lead the development and deployment of Cargill’s CTL vision and strategy including capturing value and performance metrics and managing the regional spend for modes; identify and pursue new business opportunities and models for growth; deliver savings and revenue; ensure regulatory internal/external compliance
Build and lead the Thailand CTL Operations Team, including, freight audit payment, shipment execution, claims and carrier customer service; build/deepen culture of high performance and engagement; manage the CTL team budget
Support the CTL regional strategy with respect to carrier management (e.g. carrier selection, contract negotiations, relationship management). Collaborate with stakeholders to facilitate and monitor utilization of strategic supplier contracts and actively participate in the carrier negotiation process. Support carrier contracting efforts via eSourcing tool: RFI’s, RFP’s and scenario development. Apply industry knowledge to perform bid analysis, post-negotiation awards and oversee carrier onboarding process. Prepare data for rate loading and conduct analysis to support the match-pay freight payment process. Support the sales organization by providing customer freight delivery economics. Acts as the focal point for all sales rate requests and deeply understand shipping requirements for stakeholders.
Conduct T&L spend analysis. Review and monitor supplier performance scorecards. Create and maintain metrics reporting and value capture/measurement tracking tools. Apply broad industry knowledge to market analysis and freight studies specific to the assigned Business Units (BUs) and carrier partners. Monitor and ensure the assigned BUs are meeting contractual agreements as it relates to volume and revenue requirements. Responsible for freight payable reconciliation and exceptions.
Develop deep knowledge of client’s customer delivery requirements, plant operational requirements and translate these to aide in sourcing events as well as carrier management. Resolve local carrier/operational issues with operations/client that impact our sourcing contracts. Maintain strong business relations with BU and carrier partners to streamline freight sourcing and carrier utilization.
Perform miscellaneous projects and job related duties as assigned and/or required.

BA/BS preferably in business, transportation, supply chain or equivalent business experience

Demonstrated client/customer focus role and strong relationship builder
10+ years working in Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial Management and/or Trading, with 3-5 years in the truck mode
Experience with container/truck/inter-modal transport – building vendor relationships and understanding the market
Commercial truck/container line and/or brokerage
Lead a business with P&L responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to excel in ambiguous situations
Building and leading diverse cross-functional teams; motivating teams to high performance and results (particularly amidst ambiguity and significant change)
Partnering with senior leaders and businesses to understand strategies/requirements and translating them into priority actions
Customer and vendor relationship management and negotiation
Leading the development and execution of a strategy in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interests
Strong change leadership experience and skills

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office with expertise in Microsoft 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
Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization
Understand market (geographically dispersed with local business drivers) and translate into short- and long-term business opportunities; financial acumen
Change agent/leadership: ability to support and drive acceptance of change; remain flexible in a dynamic environment with sometimes opposing demands
Project designing and management
Strategic analysis: identify and effectively use a variety of information sources to identify trends and establish long-term goals
Financial acumen, strong analytical skills; experience with scorecards/metrics
Relationship building and ability to build trust and influence senior stakeholders
Strong negotiation and communication capabilities
Success at building and managing vendor relationships
Team building and people management; cultural awareness and competence


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