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Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Buyer - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois


Job Description

Buyer - Decatur, IL
This is a full-time exempt level position.

Position Summary:
The HUB Buyer will have responsibility for the procurement of all non-commodity goods and services for all ADM entities affiliated with - including stock and non-stock items. This position resides in the Decatur Corporate office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Issue RFQ for purchases
  • Responsible for negotiating short terms agreements
  • Manage Purchase Order queries for all purchase orders issued, weekly. This includes the acknowledgement and overdue queries. Proper management of queries includes periodic review (at a minimum weekly) of the queries and performing the actions required to address items on those queries.
  • Follow up with Vendors as Required.
  • Follow up with ADM Purchase Requisition writers as required.
  • Follow up with Warehouse personnel as required.
  • Support the implementation of Strategic Sourcing contracts.
  • Responsible for ensuring 100% compliance with the Global Non-Commodity Procure-to-Pay Policy.
  • The HUB Buyer I will be adhere to KPI’s developed by the Operations Purchasing Manager to track Procure-to-Pay metrics (POs before invoice, PO cycle time, on-time delivery, PO consolidation, and others), and collaborate with location colleagues to drive continuous improvement in these areas
  • Partner with the Shared Services team to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for cost reduction
  • Process Purchase Requisitions (PR) into Purchase Orders (PO)
  • Perform RFQ’s (Request for Quote)
  • Operate within Coupa purchasing system
  • Operate within Maximo CMMS system
  • Resolves issues related to delivered quantity discrepancies, pricing, logistics, and contracts, etc.
  • Ensure accurate item or standard service number usage on all PO’s
  • Ensure contracted vendors are being utilized on all PO’s
Job Requirements:
  • Customer solutions focused
  • Negotiations skills
  • Technology adept, (eProcurement and P2P systems, standard Office Suite)
  • Skilled in the use of ERP and database level systems; Knowledgeable in the use of electronic collaboration tools; Utilization of Internet based tools, systems & technology.
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Communications (oral/written)
  • Team Oriented (inclusive environment, open mindedness, collaborative)
  • Professional Experience – 3 yrs Preferred but not Mandatory
  • Purchasing experience – 2 yrs Preferred but not Mandatory

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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