Direct Procurement Supervisor
, Missouri
December 13, 2017
Monsanto's North America Procurement organization is looking for a Direct Procurement Supervisor to be responsible for the execution of the entire regional middle to low annual spend. The Procurement Supervisor will report directly to the Regional Operations Manager and a functional report to the Global Procurement Operations Lead located in the North America region. This role will be located in St. Louis, MO.

The Procurement Supervisor will work closely with key stakeholders assuring all the new employees and our current requesters be aligned to the procurement policy, maximize the use of our current systems, and implement P2P initiatives to reduce transaction costs, consolidate volume and create efficiency.
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Successful 5-7 year track record in procurement, supply chain, or related area
  • Previous people leadership experience; advanced leadership and emotional intelligence
  • Negotiation and contract management skills
  • Able to work in a dual reporting matrix environment and aggressively take the lead on implementation of savings opportunities that affect numerous lines of business
  • Independent self-starter; able to organize resources to accomplish ambiguous tasks
  • Ability to identify root causes to issues and proactively resolving problems, leveraging cross-functional business partnerships
  • Ability to communicate persuasively with strong interpersonal skills
  • Results orientation
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Master's and/or MBA
  • Degree discipline in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience in direct purchasing
  • SAP/Ariba experience
  • Experience working in the agriculture industry

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