Nutrien LTD

  • Procurement Specialist

    Job Locations US-CO-Loveland
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5/16/2018 5:55 PM)
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    Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics
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  • Job Description

    Procurement Specialist, Loveland CO, US


    Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at CPS. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Loveland Products Inc., a division of CPS, offers a complete line of high performance crop input products including seed treatment, plant performance, nutritionals, adjuvant and crop protection products. Loveland Products brings new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries.


    Key Tasks:

    • Track and analyze procurement metrics for plants and supply chain, preparing reports and presentations.
    • Administer bidding process for raw materials towards 6, 9, and one year contracts using eProcurement and manual bidding methods.
    • Communicate and administer bid awards and initiate the supply agreement process.
    • Administer the new supplier onboarding process, including viability analysis and initiating the Non-Disclosure Agreement process.
    • Administer the chemical qualification process for new or alternate supply through plant QA labs, working with suppliers to get the correct samples to the correct labs.
    • Work with regulatory managers to initiate and track approved new or additional raw material sources of supply revisions to required regulatory documentation.
    • Administer purchasing to contract system data within the ERP system; entering, maintaining pricing data, and using tracking tools to assist operations and supply chain buyers in decision making.
    • Track and communicate supplier performance metrics including on time delivery, compliance to agreements, etc.
    • Collect and analyze market intelligence and raw material purchasing trends, suggesting adjustments in product classification, purchasing timing, etc.
    • All other duties as assigned.


    • Understanding of trade secret and competitive disclosure confidentiality.
    • Team player ready to work with many cross functional teams in multiple business units.
    • Motivated self-starter with a high degree of attention to details.
    • Working knowledge of basic ERP and MRP functions.
    • High proficiency with MS Office Applications, especially MS Excel advanced functions.
    • Strong time management skills.
    • High level of written communication skills, especially the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business, Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, or
    • Associates degree in related field plus at least 3 years in purchasing with legal supply agreement familiarity.
    • APICS or related professional certifications preferred.

    CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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