Imagine what you can do at Land O’Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O’Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture’s toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O’Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you’ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:
Associate TAP 2

Job Description:

T

he Supply Chain & Operations Talent Acceleration Program (TAP) offers best in class leaders the opportunity to gain depth and knowledge in many aspects of Supply Chain & Operations functions. Gain invaluable experience by participating in our 24-month program that includes two 12-month development assignments in different Supply Chain field and corporate functions.

Participants will be exposed to
diverse experiences across Land O’Lakes divisions such as: Manufacturing,
Engineering, Quality, Ingredient Merchandising & Sourcing, Logistics,
R&D and Continuous Improvement. Assignments are designed to be challenging,
complex, strategic and fast paced. With the sponsorship of Supply Chain
Executives, TAP associates navigate through a series of challenging, diverse,
and high-visibility assignments that span the entire Supply Chain.

You will have the opportunity to
develop skills through a core curriculum of formal training, work assignments,
strategic projects, career development and networking opportunities and
involvement in community service. Upon successful completion of the program,
you will be eligible for key roles within Supply Chain & Operations based
on business needs, career interests, and aptitude. You will be well positioned
for a successful and challenging career with Land O’Lakes, Inc.

CORE PROGRAM FUNCTIONAL
OVERVIEWS:

LOGISTICS Driven by customer
demands, the Land O’Lakes Logistics team creates value by effectively managing
the transformation of raw materials into safe, quality, finished products, and
by coordinating complex planning and distribution to ensure that products are
delivered when and where the customer desires. Logistics does this by
leveraging state-of-the-art capabilities in our integrated Planning, Analytics,
Manufacturing, Warehousing and Shipping functions. Logistics also operates a
large fleet of trucks and over 100 warehouses and distribution centers.

QUALITY Quality is foundational
to Land O’Lakes and is a core value to all aspects of our company. We are
committed to uncompromising product safety and delighting our customers through
high-quality and exceptional customer service. We do this by incorporating
operational excellence into our Quality Management Systems for our
manufacturing facilities and with our external suppliers. We continually work
with regulatory agencies, industry experts and global organizations to
influence, learn and continually improve our quality programs, training and
education.

MANUFACTURING At the hub of
Supply Chain & Operations organization, the Manufacturing team at Land
O’Lakes is the critical link to safely producing the highest quality dairy food
products for consumers, crop protection and crop input products, and lifestyle
and livestock feed for animals. This team has tremendous influence over all of
the levers that impact the company’s bottom line including employee safety,
product quality and safety, labor productivity, line efficiency, and material
yield. Manufacturing operates 85 facilities nationwide.

ENGINEERING Engineering provides
essential capabilities for ongoing sustainability and growth of our key Land O’
Lakes businesses. The Engineering team manages over $200 million per year in
capital projects that support new business commercialization and manufacturing
improvements in areas of plant infrastructure, quality, safety, efficiency and
sustainability. The team strives to provide industry-leading technical services
that support business objectives, while driving reliable operational
effectiveness and cost competitiveness in addition to highest quality, safety
and environmental compliance.

SOURCING & INGREDIENT
MERCHANDISING Overseeing $11 billion in annual transactions, the Ingredient
Merchandising & Sourcing team works with thousands of suppliers worldwide.
Ingredient Merchandising & Sourcing purchases every product, service or
ingredient needed to bring the company’s diverse portfolio of agriculture, feed
and dairy foods products to market – ranging from stainless steel to soybean
meal. The team also buys and sells ingredients and raw milk in order to balance
the company’s needs and generate revenue. Land O’Lakes businesses rely on the
Sourcing & Ingredient Merchandising teams to be the experts in the global
markets for raw materials. Using this information, Land O’Lakes Sourcing
provides risk management solution with futures and options strategies to
mitigate margin volatility for our businesses.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s
degree in Supply Chain Operations, Business/Ag Business, Economics, Food
Science, Engineering, Agriculture, or an accredited undergraduate program.
December or May graduates and recent graduates with less than 2 years of
experience 3.0 GPA and above Demonstrated leadership in school/academic/industry related clubs Prior
internship or co-op experience, preferably in a related industry Willingness to
relocate and travel.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce,
including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

he Supply Chain & Operations Talent Acceleration Program (TAP) offers best in class leaders the opportunity to gain depth and knowledge in many aspects of Supply Chain & Operations functions. Gain invaluable experience by participating in our 24-month program that includes two 12-month development assignments in different Supply Chain field and corporate functions.

Participants will be exposed to
diverse experiences across Land O’Lakes divisions such as: Manufacturing,
Engineering, Quality, Ingredient Merchandising & Sourcing, Logistics,
R&D and Continuous Improvement. Assignments are designed to be challenging,
complex, strategic and fast paced. With the sponsorship of Supply Chain
Executives, TAP associates navigate through a series of challenging, diverse,
and high-visibility assignments that span the entire Supply Chain.

You will have the opportunity to
develop skills through a core curriculum of formal training, work assignments,
strategic projects, career development and networking opportunities and
involvement in community service. Upon successful completion of the program,
you will be eligible for key roles within Supply Chain & Operations based
on business needs, career interests, and aptitude. You will be well positioned
for a successful and challenging career with Land O’Lakes, Inc.

CORE PROGRAM FUNCTIONAL
OVERVIEWS:

LOGISTICS Driven by customer
demands, the Land O’Lakes Logistics team creates value by effectively managing
the transformation of raw materials into safe, quality, finished products, and
by coordinating complex planning and distribution to ensure that products are
delivered when and where the customer desires. Logistics does this by
leveraging state-of-the-art capabilities in our integrated Planning, Analytics,
Manufacturing, Warehousing and Shipping functions. Logistics also operates a
large fleet of trucks and over 100 warehouses and distribution centers.

QUALITY Quality is foundational
to Land O’Lakes and is a core value to all aspects of our company. We are
committed to uncompromising product safety and delighting our customers through
high-quality and exceptional customer service. We do this by incorporating
operational excellence into our Quality Management Systems for our
manufacturing facilities and with our external suppliers. We continually work
with regulatory agencies, industry experts and global organizations to
influence, learn and continually improve our quality programs, training and
education.

MANUFACTURING At the hub of
Supply Chain & Operations organization, the Manufacturing team at Land
O’Lakes is the critical link to safely producing the highest quality dairy food
products for consumers, crop protection and crop input products, and lifestyle
and livestock feed for animals. This team has tremendous influence over all of
the levers that impact the company’s bottom line including employee safety,
product quality and safety, labor productivity, line efficiency, and material
yield. Manufacturing operates 85 facilities nationwide.

ENGINEERING Engineering provides
essential capabilities for ongoing sustainability and growth of our key Land O’
Lakes businesses. The Engineering team manages over $200 million per year in
capital projects that support new business commercialization and manufacturing
improvements in areas of plant infrastructure, quality, safety, efficiency and
sustainability. The team strives to provide industry-leading technical services
that support business objectives, while driving reliable operational
effectiveness and cost competitiveness in addition to highest quality, safety
and environmental compliance.

SOURCING & INGREDIENT
MERCHANDISING Overseeing $11 billion in annual transactions, the Ingredient
Merchandising & Sourcing team works with thousands of suppliers worldwide.
Ingredient Merchandising & Sourcing purchases every product, service or
ingredient needed to bring the company’s diverse portfolio of agriculture, feed
and dairy foods products to market – ranging from stainless steel to soybean
meal. The team also buys and sells ingredients and raw milk in order to balance
the company’s needs and generate revenue. Land O’Lakes businesses rely on the
Sourcing & Ingredient Merchandising teams to be the experts in the global
markets for raw materials. Using this information, Land O’Lakes Sourcing
provides risk management solution with futures and options strategies to
mitigate margin volatility for our businesses.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s
degree in Supply Chain Operations, Business/Ag Business, Economics, Food
Science, Engineering, Agriculture, or an accredited undergraduate program.
December or May graduates and recent graduates with less than 2 years of
experience 3.0 GPA and above Demonstrated leadership in school/academic/industry related clubs Prior
internship or co-op experience, preferably in a related industry Willingness to
relocate and travel.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce,
including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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