Cargill EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator in Sofia, Bulgaria

EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator

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 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com .

Description

Job location(s): Cargill Business Services (CBS) Sofia

Major Tasks

You as EMEA Procurement Operations Coordinator will be responsible for managing and coordinating procurement work processes for multiple sourcing categories and locations, including executing procurement transaction processes and managing procurement records, providing location procurement support and planning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcing strategies.

Responsibilities:

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).

Qualifications

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, both verbal and in writing

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location BG-08-Sofia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SOF00620