Category Center Buyer - German Language Skills (Job No 1528953)

Angajator: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Achizitii - Logistica - Aprovizionare
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: 1 - 5 ani experienta
  • Actualizat la: 21.05.2016
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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is one of the world’s iconic tech companies, creating new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments, and society.

    We provide solutions which enable companies to mobilize their business; mine all their data for insights, on an open, agile cloud; all this securely. We aim at making the complex, simple. Bridging the old and the new. And we do that by harnessing big data, security, mobility and cloud. We are the only company with the breadth and depth of innovative products and services to provide complete end-to-end solutions in big data, cloud, mobility and security, not just a disparate set of IT components.
    We focus on delivering speed, simplicity, efficiency and agility so that customers can realize their preferred business outcomes across architectures and in ways that suit their engineering requirements and budgets. Our key areas include:

    • Infrastructure – Building on the product innovations of the past year, like our Helion Cloud portfolio, Apollo water-cooled super computers, and OneView, the best converged infrastructure tool on the market.
    • Services – Continuing to lead in Virtual Private Cloud and growing our Strategic Enterprise Services, including cloud, enterprise security, analytics and data management, and app modernization.
    • Software – Continuing to develop the critical tools that reveal hidden insights and drive business outcomes at incredible speed and scale.
    • HP Financial Services – By leveraging its HP Financial Services capability, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be well positioned to create unique technology deployment models for customers and partners based on their specific business needs.

    Apart from leading the market in enterprise infrastructure, software and services, we offer great and impactful initiatives for our employees and for society, from wellness, through diversity and inclusion, to amazing university hiring experiences, and much more. If you wonder what is like to be part of one of the world’s largest technology companies, visit our Hewlett Packard Enterprise stand, and hear directly from our employees!


    Education and Experience Required
    First level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree.
    Typically 4-6 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.
    Knowledge and Skills Required
    Strong understanding of procurement processes, industry, and suppliers.
    Strong analytical skills.
    Strong business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills. Strong knowledge and use of procurement tools and
    Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities. Basic Project Management Skills. Basic ability to develop suppliers
    Strong teamwork and basic leadership skills; basic influencing skills.
    Mastery in English and German language
    Ability to create a contract using standard company contract templates with supervision. Applies cause and effect thinking to identify common contract risk areas. Capable of applying prepackaged contract solutions to obtain acceptable outcomes. Solid understanding of fundamental contracting principles.
    Good understanding of company business units and company business strategy.
    Excellent cultural knowledge of supplier locations


    Leads the analysis of a specific commodity data and industry trends or leads an individual supply chain subcategory; reports results to managers.
    Participates as a senior member on a cross-functional team. May lead specific projects.
    Meets with Stakeholder managers to understand business priorities and translate them into procurement plans; comprehends the industry and the Marketplace.
    Utilizes supply chain and financial modeling tools.
    Participates in Supplier Selection Activities. May lead activities for less complex domains. Assesses the supply base of category. Negotiates and contracts with suppliers.
    Engages with low-complexity suppliers. Monitors supplier performance.
    Executes risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operation strategies.
    Identifies common contract risk areas. Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using prepacked solutions. Advises program level business representatives on fundamental contract risk areas.
    Influences a particular supply base across multiple business units.

    Typically interacts with Managers and Directors.
    Scope can be located at the country, regional, or global level, within multiple business units, or within a functional area.