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Logistics

Logistics plays a key role by providing expertise in operations planning, transportation, customer service and warehousing.

Within the industry, the General Mills supply chain is one of the most respected.

Logistics professionals use state-of- the-art supply chain management systems, e- commerce and SAP – the  market and technology leader in business management software – to manage inventory levels, plan ingredient and material requirements.  

These colleagues also manage a complex transportation system and support customers' demands through a network of distribution centers.

Logistics opportunities include internships, individual contributor, manager and senior leadership at both our field locations and at World Headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., USA.

Successful members of this team show strengths in leadership, analytical skills, effective interpersonal skills and are results oriented.

Other key success factors are listed below. 

Technical and functional skills
Experience in manufacturing, engineering, logistics, quality, research and development, and purchasing are as important as keeping abreast of advances in the rapidly changing technical environment. 

Business acumen
Understanding the critical leverage points and inter-relationships of functional areas will allow you to contribute to the company’s financial success on a strategic level. 

Leadership / execution
As you move from an individual contributor to a manager and leader of people, you gain expertise that is critical to your success. Effective leaders at General Mills are skilled in leading innovation, energizing and developing people, and delivering outstanding results with integrity at the core. 

Education
Candidates hold bachelor's degrees in supply chain management, transportation and logistics, business management or industrial engineering.

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