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Cargill Material Data Owner - Animal Nutrition and Health (ANH) in Kansas City, 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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Material Data Owner - ANH will be accountable for ensuring a standard and coordinated approach to manage data across the Cargill Animal Nutrition & Health (ANH) enterprise to safeguard the company's data assets. In this role, you will partner collaboratively with other functions and in alignment with the global process framework and business technology roadmap to drive adherence to the enterprise data strategy and enforce data standards and quality to allow the business to successfully execute against digital and business strategies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and foster relationships with various partner functions to deliver quality and operational excellence.

  • Monitor key performance indicators, maintain metrics and evaluate trends to improve operational support while ensuring predictable and sustained service delivery to business and partner functions.

  • Ensure operational excellence target and maintenance plans are defined and managed across ecosystems.

  • Recommend changes about rules, definitions, data quality, and processes to guarantee alignment across business and functional teams while driving data improvements.

  • Design the long-term enterprise create, read, update and delete execution strategy to support functional business deliverables via process and technology enablement, partnering with relevant partners.

  • Lead cultural change of viewing data as a business asset and implement business data strategy to ensure a standard and coordinated approach in the business organization across applications and geographies to managing data.

  • Define and build the enterprise data setup and maintenance capabilities.

  • Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of supervisory experience

  • Experience with SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA ERP environments

  • Experience in non-SAP environments such as formulation and manufacturing systems

  • Experience recommending solutions or improvements to business processes

  • Experience in identifying and analyzing business needs, gathering requirements, and defining solutions to meet business objectives

  • Experience in interacting effectively, confidently, and appropriately across various levels of management and internal customers

  • Experience navigating and bringing clarity to ambiguous situations

  • Ability to build and explain a robust data management operating model and focused culture

  • Experience in being part of a team leading through transformations

  • Experience in working in a matrixed and leveraged organization

  • Ability to travel up to 15%

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.

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