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Sourcing Generalist

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Job ID 279230 Date posted 12/06/2023 Location : Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sourcing Generalist will participate with team members to perform more complex sourcing support activities for a category or subcategory locally. In this role, you will participate in soliciting and analyzing requests for proposals, negotiating contracts, and coordinating supplier integration plans with internal clients for goods and services.

Key Accountabilities

•    Understand business requirements for more complex categories, subcategories aligned with local sourcing requirements.
•    Be able to independently manage multiple projects at the time. 
•    Support the routine activities within local sourcing.
•    Conduct more complex research and analysis using a general understanding of data management and analytics and sourcing.
•    Participate in local supplier selection and negotiations, may lead more complex selection and negotiation.
•    Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Review monthly demand projections and build orders from this analysis.
•    Review and analyze monthly reports: open orders, on-hand inventory, aged inventory, etc
•    Other duties as assigned.

Position Information

•    The position is open in Shippensburg, PA
•    Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.


Minimum Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
•    Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience in AS400-based ERP systems or SAP. 
•    Knowledge of risk management principles.
•    Able to travel as needed. 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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