Purchasing Coordinator

Overland Park, KS
May 11, 2017
May 24, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Coordinator-OVE00217 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.


This position will be responsible for coordination of routine procurement activities for multiple locations within a single business with less complex procurement requirements, including executing procurement transaction processes and inventory/procurement records, providing location procurement support and planning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcing strategies. Also accountable for invoice resolution activities.

70% Manage and execute procurement processes

  • Create requisitions from requests from local teams

  • Convert Purchase Requisition to Purchase Order

  • Vendor communication and Purchase Order confirmation

  • Invoice resolution

10% Assist with vendor data management and setup requests

10% Provide basic data analysis on procurement processes

10% Other duties and special projects

If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy.)



  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • At least 2 years' experience in procurement processes (purchasing, vendor management, invoicing, etc.)

  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to establish common processes

  • Strong math skills and minimum general accounting knowledge

  • Enjoys fast paced environment and flexible to change

  • Experience working with SharePoint


  • SAP Experience

  • IT skills (intermediate to advanced skill level in MS Excel)

  • Knowledge of the business CFN US Business
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location US-KS-Overland Park

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job