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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environme...
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    Sourcing Specialist MEA

    About the job

    Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

    Job Purpose and Impact

    The Sourcing Specialist will participate in handling a supplier base and fulfill transactions delivering commodities that meet production requirements and specifications in terms of timing, volume, quantity, and cost. Analytical interest/skills are important, as this person will support on the contracting, reporting and data/analytics side aspects – where creativity, curiosity and a sense of challenging the existing can be a big plus. In this role, you will support local sourcing leads in our three MEA entities: in Jordan, Turkey, and South Africa, gaining exposure to the sourcing, and more general business dynamics in those three locations. We seek a professional who will help source raw materials mainly across the micro (amino acid, vitamin, minerals, specialties etc.) space, and help implement the sourcing game plans /strategies in each location.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Support our local leaders in the sourcing of raw materials to help our plants in the region operate

    • Collaborate with transportation and logistics, quality assurance, customer managers and finance to ensure efficient execution and resolve routine problems.

    • Help plan purchases and align with supply chain colleagues to maximize profitable use of capital, stock and storage facilities.

    • Enter most routine data and run specialty reports from our contract management databases and systems.

    • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to the right teammates.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Engineering / Science (eg. Mathematics), Business, Animal Nutrition or related

    • Advanced knowledge of Excel and good at analytical thinking

    • 1-2 years of experience in trading, procurement, and risk management

    • Agriculture sector experiencence

    • Excellent stakeholder management, negotiation skills, and genuine team player.

    Preffered Qualifications

    • SAP knowledge is a plus

    • Eager to learn and open for new challenges

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Cargill on careers.cargill.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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