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Facility Purchasing Coordinator

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Job ID 115013 Date posted 05/25/2021 Location : Nashville, Tennessee

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 protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Facility Purchasing Coordinator will plan, schedule and handle raw material needed for production. We seek a professional to handle material movement with purchasing, warehouse and production areas and handle to established raw material inventory target levels.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist in setting material requirements planning metrics targets.
  • Create and publish a material requirements plan based on the published master supply plan.
  • Provide necessary input to master planner for assigned product or location.
  • Maintain data relevant to material requirements planning activities including sourcing and replenishment, supplier, planning calendar, material and location data.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

This position is posted internally as well as externally.

Relocation will not be provided for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of experience in supply chain planning.
  • One year of experience with SAP system.
  • One year of experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, etc.).
  • Four years of customer service experience.
  • One year of purchasing, parts knowledge and vendors experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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