Purchasing Coordinator

2 days left

Shippensburg, PA
Apr 27, 2017
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Coordinator-SHI00047 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.


Through Cargill's animal nutrition and feed, 400 million people are fed every year. Cargill Feed and Nutrition is a leading nutrition supplier for animals across 24 countries, with an innovative portfolio to nourish animals around the world. Our successful history of over 100 years reflects our commitment, customer focus and local community investment. Our offering is developed for our customers' needs, should they be profitable distribution, efficient animal production or low-cost feed manufacturing. From accounting to agri-business management, marketing to risk management, sales consulting to plant operations, you are sure to find a job that suits your interests and goals. Our global career opportunities are as far reaching as our business.

The Purchasing Coordinator 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.

Principal Accountabilities:

70% Manage and execute procurement processes
• Create requisitions from requests from local teams
• Convert Procurement Request to Procurement Order.
• Vendor communication and Procurement 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


Required Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent
• 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

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working with SharePoint
• SAP Experience
• IT skills (intermediate to advanced skill level in MS Office, Excel)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location US-PA-Shippensburg

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

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