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Cargill Senior Business Manager in Wichita, 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 protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Business Manager, will own the strategy, profit and loss and lead all aspects of the execution within the Primary Turkey Tom business. In this role, you will direct our team that designs and implements a comprehensive product marketing cycle. We seek a professional who will lead our team that will identify market potential, establish pricing and market strategies, estimate potential sales, champion cost saving initiatives and drive both top and bottom line growth within the overall primary turkey tom segment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead all strategic initiatives within the Tom turkey portfolio (Case Ready, Value Add & Commodity)

  • Direct compiling and evaluating research on market product requirements and identify enhancements to current features and functionality.

  • Monitor program planning with customers to identify manufacturing schedules, goals, design criteria, costs and similar considerations.

  • Plan, organize and coordinate assigned complex programs to accomplish financial and budgetary goals.

  • Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and 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

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA

  • Three years of supervisory experience

  • Six years of experience in Business Management, Marketing, Sales or Business Development

  • Five years of experience as a multi-functional team leader with the ability to drive projects to closure

  • Ability to analyze, formulate and implement strategies and processes to significantly improve business performance and profitability

  • Ability to analyze financial performance to drive profitability

  • Ability to work in ambiguous environments and utilize active inquiry skills

  • Ability to influence at all levels within the organization

  • Ability to teach and coach others within and outside reporting relationships

  • Understanding of food industry/market/sales channels

  • Proficient in MS Office

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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