Cargill Corporate Material & Service Buyer in Jakarta, Indonesia

Corporate Material & Service Buyer

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


  • Analyze, initiate, develop & leading sourcing strategy of Corporate Material & Services category within a medium to complex procurement organization. This including below activities but not limited to:

  • Spend & market analysis

  • Conduct RFx (RFI/RFQ/RFP)

  • Develop hypothesis & analysis

  • Conduct sourcing event (tendering, e-bidding, etc)

  • Perform commercial analysis, negotiation & proposal

  • Contracting management

  • Discipline in Reporting (spend & value / saving)

  • Develop & leading stakeholder engagement aiming to achieve strategic goal of those spends:

  • Understanding customer’ needs: behavior & its consumption pattern

  • Develop a Communication plan (regular & ad-hoc) to key stakeholders regarding progress & potential issue/risks

  • Develop & manage designated Supplier relationship

  • Working with tactical procurement peers toward potential initiatives, issues & risks and act actively as escalation channel

  • Leading tactical sourcing activity within CMS category for high spend items (>USD 100K) right from RFQ, sourcing to award process. Ensure the best & optimum selection, meeting the budgeted cost & timeline.

  • Conduct RFQ and RFI for non “strategic sourcing suppliers / Select Suppliers”

  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders to ensure the most updated RFQ and aligned

  • Preparing comparison sheet and provide some initial analysis based on capability, scope of supply and initial offers from suppliers

  • Perform negotiation

  • Awarding proposal to CSSP Sourcing lead and Budget Owner :

  • Preparation of Letter of Intent and/or Contract as per legal requirement in Indonesia & Ensure key information in the contract is provided as document summary

  • Leading contract execution (handover to operational procurement team)


  • Bachelor degree in Business / Commerce / Finance / Communications / Engineering from reputable university/college


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant business experience, as an active buyer in a medium to complex industrial/manufacturing facility/offices and additionally having 1 year in supervisory role will be an advantage

  • Experience in managing CM&S category is essentially required

  • Having a good record as purchasing officer and good networking with many industrial stakeholders, internally or externally (both domestic and overseas)

  • Preferable for those having working experience in a medium to large multinational or multi locations companies

Skills (applied knowledge and technical skills directly related to this position)

  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to:

Engage, communicate & influence senior stakeholders (internal & external)

Establish trust & credibility with BU leaders & other functional stakeholder

Be a team player but also be an effective self-contributor

Achieve significant result through leading/influence others

  • Understand the overall chain supply process, including international business / trade process (tax, import process, etc)

  • Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers and drive mutually beneficial solutions

  • Results oriented

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Good computer literate (MS Office) : calculation & analysis

  • Have a good understanding about corporate material / services area, i/e: hotel / air-flight / travelling expense / car lease / office lease, etc

  • Good communication in English both written and oral

Job Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Primary Location Indonesia-JW-Jakarta

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: JAK00280