Jean Besnard

Jean Besnard

Project manager, Supply Chain , Trading, Process optimization

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    After working for Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services as a Senior Project Manager. I built a strong experience in Supply chain processes and IT projects at global, regional and country levels delivering solutions across multi-cultural organizations. I’m capable to adapt to multi-disciplined teams to achieve high quality results on time and to budget. Ability to develop a new approach of the Business practices to ultimately deliver results above their normal performance levels and to exceed agreed Service Level Agreements. Commercially Aware and with a high trading Business Acumen, enjoy working independently but I’m accountable to authority as required.


Internal consultant

At Cargill

From September 2013 to February 2015
Internal consultant, Working Capital, Inventory reduction project. Identifying, providing solutions and managing their implementation to support the global project to reduce stocks and working capital for CTS EMEA in Europe. * Minitab, BO (Business Object)

Project Manager Trading

At Cargill

From 2010 to 2013
Senior Process Designer for Cargill Tartan project US Minneapolis. Member of the Tartan Trading team focusing on specific trading processes. Out of requirements agreed coordination of new developments with SAP and Triple point. Construction and adaptation of interfaces between SAP and Triple Point....
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Project Manager Transportation

At Cargill

From 2009 to 2010
Senior Process Designer for Cargill Tartan project US Minneapolis. Member of the Tartan Storage and Transportation team dealing with the new group strategy. Purpose being to optimize the software to cope with the Company requirements. New functionalities are developed and supported before and...
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Project Manager Business Intelligence

At Cargill Tartan

From 2008 to 2009
Senior Process Designer for Cargill Tartan project US Minneapolis. Analysis of Supply Chain processes to define how to use system Data in in more productive manner. * SAP BI ,

Data Manager

At Cargill

From 2005 to 2008
Data Manager in Schiedam (NL) European Oil headquarter Business crisis management after the implementation of a new ERP and the decision of reorganizing the European business unit for oil covering 8 plants across Europe * JDE One World ,

Project Manager Supply chain

At Cargill

From 2002 to 2005
Project Manager Supply chain for ERP implementation in Europe, based in Amsterdam Gat fit analysis before the implementation in Belgium and the Netherlands of the new solution for oil activities. Across the sites in scope manage the different phases of the project. * JDE One World ,

Internal consultant

At Cargill

From 2001 to 2002
for Raw materials business, process optimization Various projects as review and create an Excel Visual Basic tool to handle a large quantity of analysis results at the laboratory and smoothen communication toward departments. Reassessment of data flow along the process from production to customer...
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Internal Consultant

At Cargill

Supply chain for Raw materials activities in Europe (6 sites/4 countries) Modelling of Inbound flows and edit the proper documentation to support the file proposed to the Steering comittee * Visio, Word ,

Senior Planner

At Cargill

From 1988 to 2001
for trading and import of raw materials, quality referent for certification in Planning of supply and distribution (contracts management, freight, storage, invoicing) for raw materials and semi-finished products for the sites of Saint Germaine n Laye, Saint Nazaire, Brest. Trading position...
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IAC, Paris


From September 1985 to June 1987
European Business School in Paris


  • Business crisis management
  • Business Objects
  • Change management
  • ERP implementation
  • Freight
  • Implementation of a new ERP
  • Imports
  • JDEdwards Suite
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