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Sourcing Associate

Job Description
DuPont Nutrition & Health is a global leader in the food industry addressing the world's challenges in food by offering a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced microbial diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food. The range of food ingredients and solutions provided through the global network of food scientists and technologist in DuPont help provide enhanced bio-protection, an improved nutritional profile, and better taste and texture with greater cost efficiency and lower environmental impact, meeting the needs of manufacturers of food, beverages and dietary supplements.
The DuPont Gibson City location is seeking a Sourcing Associate who will be responsible for using their knowledge of business needs, procurement processes, negotiation strategy and execution, logistics and vendor management to develop procurement plans based on short and long-term business needs. In addition to assuring adequate supply of materials and services to the business. Procurement processes are implemented and maintained to assure proper controls and efficient use of resources. The Sourcing Associate will provide tactical execution, support and functional back up for site Sourcing functions working under general supervision.
The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Maintaining accurate and current databases of approved suppliers, materials, carriers and rates.
Submit SAP requisitions and execute purchase orders for materials and services.
Tracking and expediting delivery of materials and services
Assisting the buyer in preparing purchase agreements, placing orders
Maintain knowledge of leveraged agreements and suppliers
Perform routine office management activities.
Assisting in identifying and selecting suppliers for site materials and services
Job Qualifications
High School diploma is required, An Associate's in Accounting or Business is preferred
Up to 2 years of related working experience is required, 1 year of purchasing or equivalent work is experience is highly preferred
The following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are required:
Knowledge of:
Microsoft Office Software (Excel)
SAP
Office practices and procedures
Procurement policy and procedures
Ability to:
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Work effectively in a team environment
Work in time sensitive environment and on multiple tasks
Communicate with suppliers and internal customers in a clear, professional and positive manner
Understand instructions and execute with accuracy and timeliness
About DowDuPont
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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