Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Responsible for managing and coordinatingprocurement work processes for one or more sourcing categories and / orlocations, including executing procurement transaction processes and managinginventory / procurement records, providing location procurement support andplanning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcingstrategies.
50% Manage / execute procurement transaction processes
Applies a basic understanding of localpractices and procedures to manage, organize and cocordinate processes forprocurement of materials / goods, services and supplies.
Plan, schedule and coordinate local stakeholdermeetings on procurement topics and facilitate decisions.
Notify internal stakeholders and facilitateimplementation of decisions.
Draft procurement process documents thatrequire minimum interpretation for review
Assist with process improvement efforts
25%Manageinventory / procurement records
Check electronic and / or hard-copy recordsand files for accuracy, performing basic analysis of data; ensure data iscollected and compiled into procurement / inventory management system for use inanalysis and / or reporting.
Act as a super-user, troubleshooting andtraining others on procurement / inventory management system functionality,providing education, training and support to system users.
15%Provideprocurement support & planning
Prepare basic summary reports in order toinform local procurement strategies and production planning efforts.
Inform internal plant / location staff onprocurement process, procedures, and requirements (e.g. Select Suppliers, afterthe fact purchase orders etc.).
Under general supervision, facilitates theimplementation of administrative activities in alignment with strategicsourcing strategies and policies across the sourcing lifecycle
Assist more senior team members onmaintaining on-going tracking mechanisms for basic performance metrics,reporting on value captured at the local level.
10%Managesupplier events & relationships
Contact supplier and take actions toresearch basic variances with supplier contract terms and conditions (on-timedelivery, quality of materials / goods, adherence to specifications, etc.
coordinate return of rejected / damaged orders.
Work with applicable plant / location staffto research and resolve routine supplier issues; escalate more significantissues to higher level procurement staff and / or Strategic Sourcing organizationas appropriate.
Lead requests for procurement ofnon-contracted materials / goods, services and / or supplies which are considerednon-leveraged, local spend (as defined by Strategic Sourcing policies)including :
Gathering general internal spend data
Researching / contacting readily availablesuppliers
Collecting routine supplier bids and performingbasic analysis of results (e.g. determining best cost alternative from multiplesupplier quotes)
University Diploma or Equivalent( 16 years)
0 - 2 years professional experience
Proficiency in computer skills includingWindows (Excel , Outlook ,Powerpoint)
Intermediate 10 Key data entry skills
Must be detail oriented, strongorganizational and time management skills to work in a fast paced environment.
Strong administrative, internet search andfiling skills
Effective inter-personal skills in deailingwith all levels and departments within the company
Customer service skills and orientation
Basic English skills in written, reading.
4 year degree in finance, supplychain, procurement, or related degree program.
Experience with SAP, or ERP Systems
Basic undetsanding of procurementrequirements and standards
Able to listen andspeak English
Strategic Sourcing & Procurement