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Cargill Forwarding Assistant 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 use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


The Forwarding Assistant will conduct production activities in a manufacturing or field site to optimize resource use, minimize costs and maintain quality standards. We seek a professional who will contribute to conducting data management, reporting and analysis, shipping, client interaction, business partnership, and people, resource, budget and project management.


  • Performs scheduling and dispatch duties by planning and directing the activity of carriers or equipment.

  • Participate in developing, maintaining and executing regulatory compliance procedures.

  • Perform administrative or clerical duties in support of the shipment execution process, completing tasks using industry standard procedures

  • Plan, manage and review production operations to achieve output and quality objectives.

  • Solicit, collect and organize documentation and data, performing routine data entry into one or more systems.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • You will work under general supervision and independently solve moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues while referring more complex problems to a higher-level staff.

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent GED

  • Two years of experience in Business, Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.

  • Willingness to work overtime as needed and Saturdays sometimes

  • Microsoft Office Suite experience including proficient in Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience in freight forwarding and/or customs clearance.

  • Knowledge of Incoterms.

  • Knowledge of SAP, AS 400 and GT Nexus.

  • Understanding of insurance and claims.

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.