Investigator - Global Security

Employer: Cargill Global
Location US-MN-Wayzata
Investigator - Global Security-WAY05194

 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 nearly 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 153,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we
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The Investigator will, as a member of the Cargill Global Security Department’s Center of Expertise for investigations, plan, conduct, and oversee various types of investigations. These include: violations of law, regulations, or Cargill’s guiding principles; occupational fraud and abuse; due diligence; other criminal based activity affecting Cargill. The Investigator will develop investigative strategy, interview employees, vendors and people of interest, and document investigations with evidence to facilitate criminal and/or civil procedures. Additional responsibilities include: develop regional security programs and mentor Country Security Mangers internationally, development of internal investigative guidelines, and direct response to high risk security situations and act as liaison between Cargill and government agencies, law enforcement, and private security contractors domestically and internationally. The Investigator will intuitively connect the link between suspect and evidence from multiple sources while updating senior and executive management as to the status of investigations.

The Investigator will also support of other areas of focus such as asset security, crisis management, executive protection, and perform other duties as assigned. This position will require domestic and international travel averaging around 30%.

Principal Accountabilities:
40% - Plan, orchestrate and develop strategy for difficult and complex investigations of alleged violations of laws and regulations concerning criminal and general investigations, fraud and computer crimes

20% - Conduct investigations, to include review and analysis of evidence, interviews of employees, vendors and people of interest and document with vendors, and document investigations with evidence to facilitate criminal and/or civil procedures

15% - Prepares clear, comprehensive and cohesive investigative reports and statistical data in a timely manner.

10% - Develop regional security programs and mentor international Country Security Mangers as it relates to investigations

5% - Act as liaison between Cargill and government agencies, law enforcement, and private security contractors, both domestic and international

5% - Development of corporate investigative guidelines and provide a direct response to high risk security situations

5% Complete department related assignments as directed by Director of Global Security or Investigations Manager.


Bachelor’s degree or higher
3+ years of investigative experience in either law enforcement or corporate security investigations.
This position must function and work well as a team member in the Global Security department that provides an overall professional security response for a large corporation.
Familiarity and have a good working knowledge of applicable laws, practices and protocol related to performing investigations.
Understanding of workflow of assignments and meeting deadlines.
Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to travel up to 35% (both domestic and international travel).
Must have proven interview skills
Experience using computer systems & software for data collection, storage, analysis and presentations.
Master’s degree or higher in relevant field
Past experience conducting/coordinating international investigations
Previous attendance and completion in a professional program such as John E. Reid or Wicklander and Zulwaski interview and interrogation
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred and or designated as a PCI through ASIS.
Understanding of agribusiness

 Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.