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Procurement and Sourcing

Syngenta Procurement and Sourcing employs over 270 people worldwide and is a diverse function of nationalities, experience and academic backgrounds. Based across 32 countries and 55 different sites, the function manages:

  • Indirect procurement
    A global function dedicated to the sourcing of all non-manufacturing related goods and services required to support the business by partnering with stakeholders and suppliers to source innovative and sustainable solutions to maximize the performance of the Syngenta group.
  • Active Ingredients (AI) procurement
    Working with a range of suppliers – from basic commoditized chemistries to advanced custom manufacturers of fine chemistries – to procure all chemicals required for production of AIs including raw materials, intermediate chemicals and also finished AI’s.
  • Non-AI Direct Procurement
    Working with global and regional suppliers to procure a range of direct materials from co-formulants to packaging and formulation, and fill-and-pack tolling services.
  • Technology and Sourcing
    Responsible for developing sourcing strategies for new active ingredients and supporting major change projects for our established AIs on behalf of Syngenta’s Supply Chain teams.

Sustainable sourcing

In line with our commitments in The Together for Sustainability and the Fair Labor Association we ask our suppliers to disclose their standards to us and support them in continuously improving.

Sustainable operations