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Spot Buyer with Polish - temporary position

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Job ID 222546 Date posted 07/28/2022 Location : Sofia, Bulgaria | Bulgaria

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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 Spot Buyer will be responsible for conducting the steps involved in selecting suppliers that can bring value realization in terms of delivering indirect materials and services to our internal customers. In this role, you will operate within established procedures to execute transactional and low rigor sourcing activities on low value and ad hoc purchase requests for one or more categories or locations.

*The position is for a period of 1,5 year with possibility to be changed to permanent. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop knowledge of products, customers, and the industry.
  • Identify competitive sources of supply to cover low rigor sourcing activities aligned to the category strategy and ensure compliance with related safety requirements.
  • Follow established procedures and policies to select competitive source of supply for procurement of non-contracted materials, goods, services, and supplies.
  • Assist in handling issue management with contracted suppliers to ensure requirements met.
  • Build automation and price management on recurring spot transactions through the build of catalogs and operational contracts.
  • Work in autonomy to process requests for procurement of materials, goods, services, and supplies.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent English and Polish language skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of experience in the procurement and source to order process as buyer
  • Very good Russian language is an advantage
  • International working environment experience
  • Excellent communication and negotiations skills
  • Experience in Ariba Sourcing or other Buying tools, MS office
  • Detail and results oriented, decision making and strong problem-solving skills

Our Offer
We 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.

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