Procurement Business Administrator Manager

Bunge Chesterfield , MO 63005

Posted 10 months ago

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.Conduce strategic sourcing negotiations based on the Procurement 7 steps sourcing process, with the ultimate objective of reducing total cost of ownership, considering the high quality and technical standards, providing savings and procurement value contribution to Bunge businessPrepare the Annual Strategic Plan for regional categories*
  • Collaborate to the strategic and long-term view of procurement in identifying and developing innovative sources and contractual arrangements * Analyze and set category spend baseline and category profile, incl. risk assessment, SRM- and P2P strategy * Build Sub-Categories specific strategic plan in alignment with the countries (Stakeholders), incl. resource plan * Align strategic plan to financial budgetLead contract implementation and drive contract compliance for Area categories *
  • Actively participate in global or regional initiatives and assist with the implementation of global or regional program/strategy where appropriate * Execute the strategic plan per sub-category, conducing RFX and the use of E-sourcing tools * Analyse bids; assist in developing sourcing strategies and making recommendations on supplier selection; assist in implementing approved sourcing strategies. * Work in close collaboration with business stakeholders in order to ensure Area acceptance of new contracts * Coordinate contract implementation tasks * Closely monitor internal customers contract compliance; define and take approved corrective actions to improve contract compliance * Perfect use of strategic sourcing processes, leading practices and creative thinking within the functional category networkMonitor the regional category end-to-end procurement cycle*
  • Act as single point of contact for the business to ensure business requirements are met * Work with the business stakeholders for actions related to supplier base optimization, KPI implementation, supply chain optimization and follow up, etc. * Conduce spend map analysis to monitor spend and ensure that all purchases follow the purchasing process * Provide KPI's to business on cost breakdown and Market assumptions * Report and Track forecasted vs actual savings for regional categories in scope: define corrective/optimization actions if needed and follow up on them (escalate to category board if needed)* Through active execution in 7-step sourcing process ensure that process is followed as defined.Manage supplier relationships for Sub-Categories * In line with defined procurement strategy, support the classification and categorization of suppliers, including definition of supplier evaluation and audit policies * Continuously track supplier performance (utilizing data / reports provided by Sourcing Analyst)* Lead supplier development activities; set up cross functional review meetings with suppliers in order to improve performance and further reduce cost * Initiate and conduct supplier audits * Identify potential contract improvement opportunities & re-negotiationsSupport internal customer relationships for Area categories *
  • Proactivity act over internal customers feedback on procurement organization and supplier performance * Conduct periodic surveys to measure customer feedback for continuous improvement * Within the framework of the cross functional sourcing and supplier development teams, closely develop and manage the relationship with internal customers * Proactively organize sessions with internal customers to identify further TCO reduction opportunities * Improve and reinforce procurement's profile and recognition within the internal customer community

  • Academic background: University/bachelor degree, preferably in engineering and/or business administration, commerce or other relevant discipline; or a relevant combination of formal qualifications and additional specialized study * Proficiency in Ariba, Excel, PowerPoint * Self-directed with the ability to work with minimal supervision, or in a team environment* A recognized qualification in procurement would be considered an asset * Experience: In depth knowledge of the spend area in scope is preferred, with substantial professional experience (5-8years) in the same functional domain or other related positions, preferably working in an international environment. * Exhibit exemplary business ethics * Able to travel 10% to 20% of the time * Language skills: Fluent in English, good expertise of Spanish is essentialBunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledNearest Major Market: St LouisJob Segment: Agricultural, Procurement, Engineer, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Agriculture, Operations, Engineering, Management
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