Senior Operations Buyer
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Operations Buyer Specialist I will provide routine activities within established procedures and limits for one or more sourcing categories or locations, including executing procurement transaction processes and procurement records, provide location procurement support, handle supplier events and relationships and implement sourcing strategies.
- Execute ad hoc bidding activities, Low Value Sourcing or Spot Buying activities
- Facilitate the implementation of sourcing strategies and process changes in alignment with strategic sourcing strategies and policies.
- Collaborate with process lead and team manager on maintaining ongoing tracking mechanisms for basic performance metrics and reporting at the local levels as assist with process improvement efforts.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders on procurement processes, procedures and requirements and prepare basic summary reports to support procurement and strategic sourcing teams.
- Assist building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, responding to business contacts and customers directly to deliver accurate processes.
- Execute procurement transactions ensuring the end to end purchase order process is completed in alignment with strategic sourcing strategies and policies and perform invoice discrepancy resolution.
- Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
- Other minimum qualifications may apply
- Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning
- Experience working in shared service operations
- Minimum of three years of experience in procurement or invoice to pay processes
PRIOR BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCES
- Experience in a procurement organization environment.
- Experience with enterprise resource planning operations software.
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