Intern Procurement operations coordinator
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Position Purpose & Summary
Strategic Sourcing & Procurement is a global organization with regional category teams in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Along with a strong core team and procurement alignment, we are implementing new sourcing strategies to support Cargill businesses and functions. Strategic Sourcing & Procurement employees gain broad exposure to Cargill businesses as they drive tangible value for the organization.
This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating multiple procurement work processes for multiple sourcing categories and locations, including executing procurement transaction processes and managing procurement records using various tools and systems, providing location, procurement support and planning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcing strategies. Some roles will also require additional language capabilities.
*The period of the Internship is between 6 months and 1 year.
Manage/execute procurement transaction processes:
- Purchase Order Processing:
- Review approved requisitions and generate purchase orders
- Issue purchase orders to suppliers and send out confirmations
- Manage Amendments to Purchase Orders
- Provide end user support (e.g. Expediting of goods and services):
- Identify end-user support needs
- Receive support request, expedite the request and escalate if needed
- Establish and maintain end user support system
- Solicit feedback from users
- Perform discrepancy resolution
- Identify sources of discrepancies
- Perform root cause analysis
- Resolve discrepancy
Minimum Required Qualifications
Proficient computer skills including Windows (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word);
Business communication skills both written and verbal.
Detail oriented, multitasker with problem-solving skills;
Strong organizational and time management skills;
Strong administrative, internet search and filing skills.
Effective inter-personal skills in dealing with all levels and departments within the company
Customer service skills and orientation
Fluent in English both in speaking and writing;
Fluent in Dutch/German both in speaking and writing is an advantage
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.
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