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Hub Buyer

Posted 6 Nov 2022
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English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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The Role

The Hub Buyer will have responsibility for the procurement of all non-commodity (indirect) goods and services for ADM Europoort affiliated in the Procurement Hub in the Netherlands including stock and non-stock items.

The Hub Buyer will adhere to strategic sourcing initiatives and will cooperate on implementation of global contracts with strategic souring managers and local stakeholders.

Responsibilities

The main duties of this role will include:

  • Manage Purchase Requisitions and approve them;
  • Follow up with Vendors as required;
  • Follow up with ADM Purchase Requisition writers as required;
  • Follow up with internal ADM stakeholders as required;
  • Support the implementation of Strategic Sourcing contracts;
  • Responsible for ensuring 100% compliance with the Global Non-Commodity Procure-to-Pay Policy;
  • The Buyer will adhere to KPI’s developed by the Purchasing Manager to track Procure-to-Pay metrics (POs before invoice, PO cycle time, on-time delivery, PO consolidation, and others), and collaborate with location colleagues to drive continuous improvement in these areas;
  • Drive enhanced supplier relationship management through regular collaboration with the Division Operations supply base to ensure action is taken on all issues related to cost, quality delivery and customer service;
  • Assist in sourcing projects as needed;
  • Partner with the Global Business Services team to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices and work to address P2P issues which may cause bottlenecks for invoice processing;
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for cost reduction and cost containment;
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments on purchasing matters, including the scheduling of orders, selection of products, and similar or related issues;
  • Resolves issues related to delivered quantity discrepancies, pricing, logistics, and contracts, etc;
  • Address any and all invoices assigned to the Buye;
  • Ensure accurate item or standard service number usage on all PO’s;
  • Ensure contracted vendors are being utilized on all PO’s;
  • Make sure personal employee targets set up by procurement management are reached by the end of the year (e.g., savings targets, e-auction targets, procurement tools usage, etc);

Qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in commercial, buying or any related field;
  • Experienced in purchasing;
  • Customer solutions focused;
  • Negotiations skills;
  • Skilled in cost/benefit analysis and alternative decision making;
  • Technology adept;
  • Basic knowledge of strategy development;
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • Ability to influence and lead outcome;
  • Relationship management;
  • Team oriented;

What we offer

  • A challenging and fast paced international environment;
  • Access to our Procurement training program;
  • The opportunity to make a difference and further build our purchasing program;
  • Becoming part of a dedicated team of enthusiastic professionals;
  • Opportunities to further grow your career within the global ADM organization;

Archer Daniels Midland is één van de grootste voedingsproducenten van de wereld. Elke dag werken meer dan 30.000 medewerkers samen om oogsten te transformeren naar producten die vitale behoeften voor voedsel en energie dienen. Op meer dan 265 verwerkingslocaties zetten we mais, oilseeds, tarwe en cacao om tot producten voor voedsel, veevoer en energie. ADM heeft het grootste wereldwijde oogst-transport...


Archer Daniels Midland is één van de grootste voedingsproducenten van de wereld. Elke dag werken meer dan 30.000 medewerkers samen om oogsten te transformeren naar producten die vitale behoeften voor voedsel en energie dienen. Op meer dan 265 verwerkingslocaties zetten we mais, oilseeds, tarwe en cacao om tot producten voor voedsel, veevoer en energie. ADM heeft het grootste wereldwijde oogst-transport netwerk en ontsluit gewassen en markten in meer dan 75 landen. Kortom, een bedrijf waar je het verschil kan maken.

ADM geeft medewerkers de mogelijkheid om iets bij te dragen aan de wereld. We zijn op zoek naar mensen met de vaardigheden en gedrevenheid om nieuwe technologieën en producten van de toekomst te ontwikkelen. Voor voedsel, veevoer en bio-energie. Om de beste medewerkers aan te trekken, hebben we een prima arbeidsaanbod. Dit bestaat uit het bieden van mogelijkheden, opleidingen, een professionele werksfeer en arbeidsvoorwaarden die in bovenin de markt liggen. Wanneer je bij ADM in dienst komt - of het nu in Koog aan de Zaan of Europoort is, of ons hoofdkantoor in Zwitserland, of de Verenigde Staten, jouw groeipotentieel is onbeperkt. De mogelijkheden voor je carrière zijn wereldwijd.

Manufacturing
Koog aan de Zaan
29,000 employees