Cargill EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator with German Maternity cover in Sofia, Bulgaria
EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator with German Maternity cover
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 150,000 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.
Job location(s): Cargill Business Services (CBS) Sofia
Cargill Business Services (CBS) is a global organization within Cargill that offers shared services to our businesses in the areas of Finance, HR, Strategic Sourcing, IT & Transportation & Logistics.
The European center located in Sofia has been started up early 2014 and is currently in full expansion.
You as EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator will be responsible for managing and coordinating procurement work processes for sourcing categories and locations in Belgium, including executing procurement transaction processes and managing procurement records, providing location procurement support and planning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcing strategies.
Manage/execute procurement transaction processes:
Purchase Order Processing.
Create Emergency / Rush Purchase orders.
Provide end user support (e.g. expediting of goods and services).
Perform discrepancy resolution.
Assist with process improvement efforts.
Provide procurement support & planning:
Store contracts, update transaction systems with contract data, contract amendment updates, contract expiration dates.
Prepare basic summary reports in order to inform procurement and strategic sourcing teams.
Inform internal plant/location staff on procurement process, procedures, and requirements (e.g. Select Suppliers, after the fact purchase orders etc.).
Facilitate the implementation of administrative activities in alignment with strategic sourcing strategies and policies.
Assist more senior team members on maintaining on-going tracking mechanisms for basic performance metrics, reporting on value captured at the local level.
Manage supplier events & relationships:
Source Low Value Ad hoc orders / Text Buys.
Contact supplier and take actions to research basic variances with supplier contract terms and conditions (such as on-time delivery, quality of materials/goods, adherence to specifications, etc.).
Coordinate return of rejected/damaged goods & services.
Work with applicable plant/location staff to research and resolve routine supplier issues; escalate more significant issues to higher level procurement staff and/or Strategic Sourcing organization as appropriate.
May lead requests for procurement of non-contracted materials/goods, services and/or supplies which are considered non-leveraged, local spend (as defined by Strategic Sourcing policies).
Bachelor Degree in Finance, Supply chain, Procurement or other business related field
Minimum 2 years of related business experience in an a similar position
Proficient in computer skills including Windows (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Experience with SAP or other relevant ERP Systems
Detail oriented, strong organizational and time management skills
Strong administrative, internet search and filing skills
Able to adapt to change and learn quickly
Fluent in English and German, verbal and in writing
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
Primary Location BG-Sofia
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: SOF00600