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Timely and accurate review of all submitted PRs (purchase requests) and conversion to POs (purchase orders) across all ADM locations responsible for ensuring compliance with the Global Non-Commodity Procure-to-Pay Policy
Understanding critical items and services, and developing and implementing strategies to mitigate supply risks
Partnering with PR creators across all locations to provide on-time, robust communication
Support the deployment of the Hub & Spoke purchasing infrastructure in Europe. This will involve significant interaction with Global Procurement, and all locations, and require constant collaboration with location stakeholders to achieve a world-class purchasing model
Assisting in developing KPI’s to track Procure-to-Pay metrics and collaborate with Global Procurement and location colleagues to drive continuous improvement in these areas
Communicate approved purchase orders to suppliers and overall management of relationships with key suppliers submission of Supplier Incident Report forms for all issues related to delivery, quality, price, etc.
Manage the supply base of the locations developing mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers
Identify and present opportunities for cost reduction. Drive sourcing projects and negotiations with local and regional suppliers as needed.
Partner with the Shared Services team to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices and work to address P2P issues which may cause bottlenecks for invoice processing
Work with locations to ensure maximization of strategic / contracted supplier agreements
Self-driven team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills (collaboration across regions and functions, co-operation with external partners and suppliers)
Understanding of Procure-to-Pay process, purchasing intelligence, able to set up priorities and manage aggressive assignments
General knowledge of software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), knowledge of Maximo / JD Edwards (procurement module)
Cost management experience
Stakeholder focus / business partnering experience
Additional Qualifications : Master’s Degree in Economics or equivalent or 2 to 5 years of purchasing experience (indirect or direct materials)
Preferred Experience in Food / Agri-business industry
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) :
Purchasing KPIs Metrics (savings, synergy projects country wise / location wise, PO / PR cycle time, number of POs and vendors (consolidation), managing supply chain risk)
Meaningful tasks and a high level of personal responsibility in a modern work environment with flexible work time models
Room for innovative thinking and growth with the possibility to take ownership of your own career path.
A company culture that promotes continuous learning, inclusivity, and diversity.
Excellent career opportunities in a world-leading nutrition company.
An attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and value diversity at our company. If you feel this job is for you, unlock your potential and apply now online informing us about your earliest possible entry date and salary expectation.