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Procurement Specialist SGS HQ AB

Company: Simplot
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


As a member of the Simplot Grower Solutions Procurement team the Procurement Specialist will maintain and support procurement processes, standard operating procedures, and maintain data accuracy. This includes working with internal stake holders to apply best practices, ensure business needs are being met and exploring options for optimization and innovation in the procurement of goods for the retail business.

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the South Region territory including Texas,Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia . The ideal candidate will sit in Cleveland, MS or Texarkana, TX but may however reside in the listed states.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execution of purchase orders while maintaining accuracy and effectiveness through the procurement process.
  • Review and maintenance of purchase orders, for accurate production/shipment timing to communicate with the distribution group.
  • Working with supporting business groups for invoice reconciliations for accurate and timely payment to suppliers.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of procurement processes and procedures to support changing business needs.
  • Provides support for procurement reporting requirements. Typical Education

    Bachelor's degree required, equivalent education and experience may be considered

    Relevant Experience
    • 5-7+ years related experience and/or training.
    • A background in Agriculture is highly preferred.
    • MS Office experience, primarily Excel.
    • Ability to function in a high-stress environment during peek seasonal times.
    • Must have strong time management skills. Required Certifications

      Other Information
      • Knowledge of best practice procurement and supplier management processes
      • Experience in procurement/supply chain. Job Requisition ID: 6803

        Travel Required: Up to 25%

        Location(s): SGS Retail - Cleveland, Remote - USA, SGS Retail - Texarkana, Simplot Headquarters - Boise

        Country: United States

        **The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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Keywords: Simplot, Jackson , Procurement Specialist SGS HQ AB, Other , Cleveland, Mississippi

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