Cargill, Inc.

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Cargill, Inc. Wayzata, MN, USA
Aug 10, 2018
Full time
Description   Responsibilities:   The Sustainability Analyst will actively advance Cargill’s sustainability efforts related to five primary focus areas: Climate Change, Land Use, Water Resources, Food Waste, and Farmer Livelihoods. This role is responsible for supporting the effective evaluation and management of sustainability initiatives and developing business cases that outline both the environmental and commercial impact of project execution. The Sustainability Analyst will interact with relevant internal and external parties across multiple businesses, to obtain the necessary information to effectively evaluate initiatives and build recommendations  Principal Accountabilities:   70% - Analysis and Insight Support qualitative and quantitative analysis related to Cargill’s sustainable supply chains strategy development and execution across climate (scopes 1, 2, 3), water resources, food waste, and land use and other focus areas Conduct complex impact analysis with limited/imperfect data Work closely with corporate sustainability leads and other stakeholders to make progress on sustainability priorities Determine key drivers and gather the necessary information to construct models that outline the financial and sustainability implications of initiatives Manage multiple projects simultaneously and structure work plans to meet initiative goals and timelines Communicate business cases for sustainability initiatives to key internal stakeholders  20% - Project Leadership and Execution Work with cross-functional teams to ensure adequate analysis, design, and development of sustainability analyses are completed Manage multiple projects simultaneously and structure work plans to meet initiative goals and timelines  10% - Strategy Develop and execute strategies to effectively and efficiently deliver data analytics support to Cargill’s sustainability efforts Identify initiatives that have the potential for cross-business scalability Qualifications  Required Qualifications:   Bachelor´s Degree Proficient with MS Office Suite Experience with statistical analysis and/or quantitative modeling Interest and desire to work in the sustainability field Minimum 3 years of experience or 1 year of experience with a relevant master’s degree Demonstrated strong analytical skills; ability to make data-driven recommendations Experience working with large data sets Ability to conduct complex analysis with limited/imperfect data Demonstrated ability to take initiative and operate in ambiguous situations Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work with partners to understand the business context Strong written and verbal communication skills Creative thinker, effective problem solver  Preferred Qualifications:   Experience in the animal, agriculture, and/or food industry Familiarity with greenhouse gas accounting Familiarity with water foot printing Advance degree in relevant business or technical discipline Experience with Tableau or other BI platforms Experience with GIS Experience with sustainability reporting and KPI-related data and analysis Experience with GRI, SASB or other sustainability reporting frameworks Familiarity with Life Cycle Assessment