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Services and Raw materials Purchasing Specialist

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Date: Oct 2, 2021

Location: Moscow, Moscow, RU, 115054

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge - Leaders in agribusiness, food and ingredients


Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

 

Are you willing to consolidate your career in international trading of edible oil (you probably have heard about our brands, Ideal and Oleina)? Looking to make a difference in one of the biggest global companies in agri-business, in one of the most stable industries at the time being ? How about applying for our Purchasing Specialist role, based in Moscow? Read the vacancy below and learn more about it ! 
 
What will you be doing as a Purchasing Specialist for Services and Raw materials ? 

 

The core focus of the Purchasing Specialist activity is to perform efficiently the purchasing process for all raw materials (olive oil, olives, barrels) and services (e.g. logistic for international transportation, internal railway wagon rent, warehouse rent).
 
This will be done through the following activities:

⦁    Provide for olive oil and olives upon demand of sales department plans, on time and with necessary quality 
⦁    Regularly make market analyses for providers of olive oil, olives, barrels and other kind of packaging for innovative projects (e.g. sachets), transportation (international, local carriers) 
⦁    Define new market and business opportunities as well as processes optimization opportunities inside the company 
⦁    Negotiate with existing and potential providers and get best contract conditions 
⦁    Follow end-to-end the order process, until the products are delivered 
⦁    Provide for necessary documentation, ensure documentation flow is in accordance with corporate procedures  
⦁    Lead the process of provider selection through tenders or other contest types 
⦁    Work with key internal stakeholders across organization to ensure compliance with procurement procedure 
⦁    Prepare up to date reports 

 

The position is located in Moscow, part of a team of 9 people and reporting to the Head of Procurement department, located in the same office. 

 

What does your future Manager have to say about this position? 

 

The position is challenging, but at the same time providing lots of opportunities for fast learnings. Bunge is an international organization and here is potential to exchange knowledge by interacting with other colleagues and acquire a complex overview on market trends in such a growing industry as agri is currently. If you like to negotiate and communicate a lot with diverse stakeholders, while using your project management skills, this is the role for you!

 

What do we expect from our Purchasing Specialist ?

 

You are a positive and structured person, with great analytical and negotiation skills. Interacting with lots of people does not get you tired but energizes you, while building sustainable business relationships is a second nature.  Furthermore, you do also like to manage patiently the necessary paperwork, paying proper attention to ensure compliance to Bunge rules.

 

What else do we expect? 
 
⦁    University degree- preferably with a major in either International Economics, Trading or Agriculture
⦁    3-5 years of experience in a similar position or in supply chain management, key account, export sales roles for grains; experience in international companies is a plus
⦁    Sound understanding of raw materials and logistic services market both local and regional
⦁    Understanding of contract documentation including international and Custom Union requirements, Incoterms
⦁    Project Management skills
⦁    English skills- minimum intermediate level
⦁    SAP knowledge is a plus
⦁    MS office- intermediate (especially Excel knowledge)

 

What do we offer to our Purchasing Specialist ?

 

A dynamic position, which can make the difference within an international organization, with multiple options to develop a career path locally or regionally.

 

What else can you expect from Bunge?


⦁    A competitive salary package, which includes and great benefits (including meal allowance and medical insurance)
⦁    Work within an international and experienced team;
⦁    The right tools for the right job;
⦁    The freedom to make an impactful contribution to a growing business.


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