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Summer Student, Strategic Procurement

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Job Title: Summer Student, Strategic Procurement
Location: Carseland, AB, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Procurement/Purchasing
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Summer Student, Strategic Procurement (Carseland, Alberta, Canada)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future and grow your career.
This role will be remote until Nutrien safely transitions back into our locations.
Term will begin May 1st, 2021 for 4 months.
Reporting to Manager, Procurement, Carseland
What you will do:
  • Assist with data gathering and analysis from SAP, relevant to all facets of strategic sourcing and value generation. This includes, contract administration, contract negotiations, total cost of ownership modelling, supplier risk analysis, cost comparatives, historical spend, market analysis, and cost tracking
  • Use the data and analysis, create proposals to support site- and regional-level contracts, Continuous Improvement Projects, and Opportunity ID Workshops.
  • Provide project-specific support to stakeholders, relevant to value propositions defined in the initial onboarding phase
  • Assist with turnaround planning and post-outage auditing
  • Assist with site-level stewardship of COVID-19 planning and execution
  • Create and review process maps for various procurement functions
  • Participate and contribute to competitive RFx sourcing process (RFI, RFQ, RFP)
  • Meet individual and department goals & objectives targets identified by management
  • Perform additional tasks as defined by the SP Manager or staff buyers
What you will bring:
  • Competence in standard Microsoft Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Currently enrolled in a university degree or diploma program required, Supply Chain or Project Management focus preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred
  • Knowledge of and usage with Enterprise Resource Software
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data
  • Basic understanding of SAP
  • Ability to learn and understand centrally developed Procurement Policy, aligned business processes and enabling systems, and strategic procurement methodology and procedures
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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