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Contracting, supplier relations, RFP submittals, and analysis preparation. Leads development of assigned category and maintains a close relationship with functional areas within categories. Assists in placing large purchase orders or purchases small ticket items against previously established contracts with consideration to quality, reliability and urgency of need. Follows up with suppliers regarding order status and obtains certification when orders are delivered. Maintains records, files and run reports as needed.
Assists in identification and implementation of cost improvement projects
Provides key industry market information updates to department leadership
Tracks supplier performance and contract pricing
Assists with identification, development and implementation of inventory initiatives to provide Working Capital reduction.
Leads, supplies and materials or services in accordance with approved buying programs using the established procurement policy
Secures desired quantities or services and varieties at contracted costs that meet quality specifications or contracted Service Level Agreements
Assists with projects at manager's direction
Gather necessary information to complete sourcing events; support negotiations as required
Implements sourcing projects as assigned
Assists plant procurement resources with category or supplier issues
Bachelor’s degree preferred; or equivalent related experience or training
2 years of experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain
Preferred contracting and sourcing IT hardware and software
Background with IT hardware and applications
Ability to leverage computer software programs
Ability to manage multiple priorities or projects
Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates cross-functional team management
Valid Driver’s License and driving record that meets ConAgra Driving Standards
ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.