Manage Purchase Order queries for all purchase orders issued, weekly. This includes the acknowledgement and overdue queries. Proper management of queries includes periodic review (at a minimum weekly) of the queries and performing the actions required to address items on those queries.
-Follow up with Vendors as Required. -Follow up with ADM Purchase Requisition writers as required. -Follow up with Warehouse personnel 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 be adhere to KPI’s developed by the Operations 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 supply base to ensure action is taken on all issues related to cost, quality delivery and customer service -Assist in Capex sourcing projects as needed -Partner with the Shared Services team to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices -Support Capex Procurement Team and 1ADM standardization efforts and programs Identify and pursue opportunities for cost reduction -Provide guidance in the development of aggressive cost reduction goals, cost containment purchasing programs and timelines for Category Specialists in Strategic Sourcing -Process Purchase Requisitions (PR) into Purchase Orders (PO) -For locations leveraging Maximo for inventory – partner to identify opportunities to share parts across sites, issue warehouse reorder PO’s -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 Buyer -Ensure accurate item or standard service number usage on all PO’s -Ensure contracted vendors are being utilized on all PO’s
-Change Management -Customer solutions focused -Negotiations skills -Skilled in cost/benefit analysis and alternative decision making -Technology adept (eProcurement and P2P systems, standard Office Suite) -Strategy development -Project/Task management -Continuous Improvement. -Communications (oral/written) -Ability to influence and lead outcome -Relationship management -Team oriented
ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities
Relocation is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
We transform natural products into a complete portfolio of ingredients and flavors for foods and beverages, supplements, nutrition for pets and livestock and more. And with an array of unparalleled capabilities across every part of the global food chain, we give our customers an edge in solving global challenges of today and tomorrow.