Monsanto Buyer SSR in ICA, Peru

  • Manage and develop suppliers to ensure optimal quality, delivery and lowest cost in accordance with Divisional, Operational and Corporate policies and objectives.

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage on-going supplier relationships with key suppliers.

  • Locate and select new and alternate sources of supply to meet the production requirements of the plant.

  • Maintain continuing knowledge and an understanding of the company‚Äôs outside supplier product demands and production scheduling techniques to support the timely availability and procurement of required materials within the current inventory guidelines.

  • Analyze and evaluate procurement policies and stocking strategies.

  • Prepare and communicate product specifications to vendors for bid as appropriate and negotiate with the most favorable bidder(s) considering costs, quality, delivery, etc.

  • Award and administer purchase orders and agreements in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct quality audits on new and existing vendors to review and document the characteristics of products materials for current and future contracts.

  • Maintain and monitor computer and manual computer files related to procurement activities and the effective management of goods and services within the company.

  • Prepare data and reports as required pertaining to on-time delivery, supplier performance, usage/spend, and shortages.

  • Recommend continuous improvement in cost reduction, quality and delivery.

  • Support engineering, production and operations in projects and problems

  • Review delivery requirements and expedites when necessary.

  • Analyze material requirements and inventory in order to maintain on-time delivery and targeted inventory levels.

  • Analyze key inventory control measures to identify trends and opportunities for improvement

  • Resolve problems situations related to selection of source, price, deliveries, specifications, quality and other terms with suppliers and various internal departments.

  • Support the Customer Interface team on business categories activities, connecting and enabling Shared Service team to run their operational activities, implementing new cost reduction initiatives. Run market execution activities such as RFI, RFQ, E-auction, ensuring competitive costs of quality goods and services. Register and track contract in the Ariba system.

  • Support supplier performance and seek for sustainability opportunities.

  • Ensures the most efficient and accurate processing and documentation of transactions, with the overall goal of minimizing the total cost of transactions (Automation) without impacting service levels.

  • Degree: Business Administration, Engineering or related field required

  • Languages:Fluent in english,

  • Miminum of 5 years in purchasing or supply chain

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully interface with all levels within the organization

  • ntermediate to advanced operational level for Microsoft Office products

  • Basic to medium knowledge of SAP and Ariba.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Knowledge/experience with Continuous Improvement Lean, Six Sigma tools

Organization: SAM Veg & Chile RC SC51070514_

Title: Buyer SSR

Location: Latin America-Peru-Ica-Ica

Requisition ID: 01O53

Job: Purchasing/Procurement

Schedule: Full-time

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