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Job ID 167314 Date posted 11/24/2021 Location : Omaha, Nebraska | Wichita, Kansas | Blair, Nebraska | Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Buyer I will be responsible for country or multicountry sourcing routine activities. In this role, you will coordinate and execute low to medium complex procurement requirements to provide inputs to the global category team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute medium complex requests for sourcing process.
  • Drive implementation of local sourcing decisions and support local implementation of regional or global sourcing decisions.
  • Provide local inputs to the global category team for category strategy development and execution.
  • Build and apply a comprehensive understanding of local, stakeholder, and procurement landscape.
  • Follow established procedures to select suppliers for procurement of non contracted materials, goods, services and supplies.
  • Administer transactions associated with obtaining goods and services.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field OR equivalent experience
  • Able and willing to work weekends and other shifts based on business needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Previous experience buying chemicals 
  • Experience with SAP

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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