Buyer

    Nutrien Ltd.
    Borger, TX
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Buyer - (Borger, Texas, U.S.A.)

    At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

    Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

    We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

    Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

    Reports to the Procurement Manager.

    The Buyer will be a critical member of the "on-site" team, supporting site-level purchasing execution and cost management. Buyer will primarily.

    What you will do:
    • Create purchase orders, and ensures needed parts/materials and Services are readily available and/or can be obtained quickly
    • Support the daily requirements of procurement S2C and P2P processes such as RFP, purchase order and invoice processing, managing local and certain regional category procurement, managing local supplier relationships, and support site-level strategic efforts as the Procurement Business Partner to the Maintenance and Operations organizations
    • Support site-level category strategy execution and cost management for operating and capital expenditures as applicable
    • Fully utilize centrally developed Procurement Policy, aligned business processes and enabling systems, and the strategic procurement methodology and procedures
    • Optimize purchasing within the area of responsibility for cost, delivery, and quality
    • Demonstrate proficiency in category strategy
    • Support Nutrien internal customers ("end users") as the Procurement Business Partner
    • Facilitate and support meeting the end users' needs resulting from use of the center led strategic procurement process for sourcing and buying local goods and services as necessary, including providing appropriate and timely input to planning of day-to-day operating requirements and capital project needs
    • Assist in RFx processes including developing proper scopes of work, evaluating bids, negotiation preparation and execution, completing and implementing local contracts
    • Provide procurement specific support to local site-based end users to complete material requisitions correctly and completely
    • Flawlessly execute the P2P process quickly and accurately to source required goods and services
    • Reorder materials as needed based on specific requests within defined spend limits and at defined reorder points by using the procurement aligned business processes and supporting systems
    • Support and manage local supplier relationships
    • Lead periodic performance, business, and financial reviews with local suppliers, based on agreed upon KPIs utilizing the center led procurement quarterly business review (QBR) model. Ensure that KPI data is accurate and regularly updated
    • Ensure that suppliers are informed of their performance results and appropriate resolutions are identified and executed (when needed)
    • Process invoices in a timely manner following Nutrien procurement policy and procedures
    • Address inquiries from suppliers and engage appropriate stakeholders as required
    • Meet individual and department goals & objectives targets identified by management
    • Perform additional tasks as defined by the Site Procurement Manager
    • This position will be responsible for negotiating pricing and terms on Nutrien's behalf
    • This position will also be responsible for receiving and issue of materials in the warehouse
    • Purchase goods, materials, supplies and services in accordance with MM best practices
    • Obtain quotes for process equipment
    • Complete assigned workflows for purchase requisitions, resolve invoice to PO matching issues, commodity management, and ICA approval
    • Manage contracts, vendors and negotiations as assigned by Materials Manager/Supervisor
    • Collaborate with Corporate contract specialists to develop supply chain strategies that reduce total costs
    • Develop suppliers to improve on time delivery, quality, and cost
    • Receiving and issuing of materials
    What you will bring:
    • High School diploma, preferred Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study
    • CPP (Certified Purchasing Professional) or Certificate in Supply Chain Management certification preferred
    • Minimum Years of Relevant Experience: 5+ years purchasing experience
    • Clear and solid understanding of, and practical experience with, enterprise asset management (maintenance, procurement, inventory management), spend management (e.g., Analysis & Reports) and enterprise resource planning systems and tools
    • Prior SAP and Ariba experience is a plus
    • Warehouse inventory management experience a plus
    • Experience working with both internal and external clients at varying organizational levels
    • Maintenance, project, and/or operations experience at an operating facility or a heavy industrial site is considered an asset
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills
    • Be a self-starter, able to work with little direct oversight
    • Ability to handle a large and varied workload
    • Team leadership skills capable of managing a small team process to meet defined objectives
    • Good understanding of moderate contract language, with a strong attention to detail
    Are you a good match? Apply today!

    Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

    This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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    Posting ID: 556639270Posted: 2020-05-21