Cargill Procurement Coordinator in Taguig, Philippines

Procurement Coordinator

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 over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 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.


Responsible for managing and coordinatingprocurement work processes for one or more sourcing categories and/orlocations, including executing procurement transaction processes and managinginventory/procurement records, providing location procurement support andplanning, managing supplier events and relationships, and implementing sourcingstrategies.

Manage/execute procurement transaction processes

  • Applies a basic understanding oflocal practices and procedures to manage, organize and cocordinate processesfor procurement of materials/goods, services and supplies.

  • Plan, schedule and coordinatelocal stakeholder meetings on procurement topics and facilitate decisions.

  • Notify internal stakeholders andfacilitate implementation of decisions.

  • Draft procurement processdocuments that require minimum interpretation for review

  • Assist with process improvementefforts

Manage inventory/procurement records

  • Checkelectronic and/or hard-copy records and files for accuracy, performing basicanalysis of data; ensure data is collected and compiled intoprocurement/inventory management system for use in analysis and/or reporting.

  • Act as asuper-user, troubleshooting and training others on procurement/inventorymanagement system functionality, providing education, training and support tosystem users.

Provide procurement support & planning

  • Preparebasic summary reports in order to inform local procurement strategies andproduction planning efforts.

  • Informinternal plant/location staff on procurement process, procedures, andrequirements (e.g. Select Suppliers, after the fact purchase orders etc.).

  • Undergeneral supervision, facilitates the implementation of administrativeactivities in alignment with strategic sourcing strategies and policies acrossthe sourcing lifecycle

  • Assistmore senior team members on maintaining on-going tracking mechanisms for basicperformance metrics, reporting on value captured at the local level.

Manage supplier events & relationships

  • Contactsupplier and take actions to research basic variances with supplier contractterms and conditions (on-time delivery, quality of materials/goods, adherenceto specifications, etc.); coordinate return of rejected/damaged orders.

  • Work withapplicable plant/location staff to research and resolve routine supplierissues; escalate more significant issues to higher level procurement staffand/or Strategic Sourcing organization as appropriate.

  • Leadrequests for procurement of non-contracted materials/goods, services and/orsupplies which are considered non-leveraged, local spend (as defined byStrategic Sourcing policies) including:

o Gatheringgeneral internal spend data

o Researching/contactingreadily available suppliers

o Collectingroutine supplier bids and performing basic analysis of results (e.g.determining best cost alternative from multiple supplier quotes)



  • University Diploma or Equivalent (±16years)

  • 0 - 2 years professional experience

  • Proficiency in computer skillsincluding Windows (Excel , Outlook ,Powerpoint)

  • Intermediate 10 Key data entry skills

  • Must be detail oriented, strongorganizational and time management skills to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong administrative, internet searchand filing skills

  • Effective inter-personal skills indeailing with all levels and departments within the company

  • Customer service skills and orientation

  • Basic English skills in written,reading.


  • 4 year degree in finance, supply chain,procurement, or related degree program.

  • Experience with SAP, or ERP Systems

  • Basic undetsanding of procurement requirementsand standards

  • Purchasing Experience

  • Able to listen and speak English

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location Philippines-Manila-Taguig

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: TAG00091