Senior Procurement Officer
Ingredion
Faisalabad
3d ago

LOCATION : Faisalabad

REPORTS TO : Deputy Manager Procurement

DIRECT REPORTS : Procurement Officers and Assistant Procurement Officers

Company Background :

Ingredion is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world.

Ingredion’s wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences.

Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems.

Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals.

And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.

Rafhan Maize is an affiliate of Ingredion Incorporated, USA which has strong global presence with commercial and manufacturing operations in more than 60 countries of the world.

Our strategy is a unique blend of volume growth and operational excellence. We are pursuing tri dimensional strategy to grow organically, geographically and by broadening ingredients portfolio.

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) is the company for you.

At Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations.

Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.

The Senior Procurement Officer is responsible to lead procurement for allocated category / segment for completion of process till final execution / settlement.

The incumbent will be expected to conduct daily review of PRs, RFQ issuance, Prepare QEM / proposal, obtain approval as per SOP, negotiate and issue PO or Contract.

He / she will also be responsible for following delivery, vigilance on documentation and payment process and ensuring transparent transactions and team monitoring for compliance.

Core Responsibilities :

  • Wellbeing and Compliance : Understanding and compliance of SOPs, company policies, procedures. Facilitates team for compliance, promote safety culture, keep vigilance on safety hazards and reporting to safety observations
  • Areas to Focus : Successful competitive bidding, awarding PO / Contracts under collaboration with all stakeholders. Guide RFQ process to support team for less than one million cases under strict vigilance.
  • Lead cash procurement, monitor transaction transparency and verification of rates of relevant area. Maintain and ensure complete confidentiality at all steps while process all cases

  • Broadening Sources : Explore new sources and develop preferred vendor list for critical items, identify alternate sources.
  • Working on SRM for resolving issues / reconciliation to maintain smooth business. Disseminate and promote company policies on Business, Ethics, Safety, Health, Environment, SCC, ETI Code etc.

    Develop liaison with all internal and external stake holders though correspondence and telephone

  • Developing Team : Being leader inculcate delivery base culture among all colleagues. Participate in internal / external training programs and encourage team for improving Procurement acumen, Negotiation strategies against challenges Keep vigilance on delivery steps, approval and finally payment to vendors.
  • Contribute through follow up of invoices and GRS as per need

  • KPI based Performance : Performance would be required based on clear and set KPIs as per area allocation on half yearly basis.
  • Promote contractual / project business would be valued for delivery. Prepare monthly progress report of PRs, POs, SAP Ariba, Saving initiatives, other KPIs, Self-sufficient and self-starter initiative, knowledge and Procurement acumen would be required to create value for company

  • Soft working : Company is already heading towards paperless environment and mostly working on computer on SAP and other software.
  • Working on SAP, initiation of SAP Ariba projects and utilize it as common tool for RFQ process, PO creation on SAP and maintain soft records

    Qualified candidates will have :

    Mandatory requirements :

  • Bachelors / Masters in Commerce, Accounts, Finance or Business
  • A few years of practical experience of procurement at manufacturing sites / plants
  • Desirable requirements :

  • Similar industry knowledge (items / services), awareness of sources, best practices, policies and procedures
  • Leadership qualities, self-driven, supportive and goals oriented
  • High level of integrity and negotiation skills with efficient, stable and humble attitude
  • Office management capability and good supervisory skills with good procurement acumen
  • Required behaviors and skills :

  • Professional proficiency in English and Urdu languages
  • IT skills (SAP, MS-Office)
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

    Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.

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    Relocation Available :

    Yes, Within Country

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