Senior Project Procurement Buyer with German
Primary Location: Romania-Cluj-Cluj-Napoca
Job Function: Purchasing & Procurement
This position is responsible for ensuring proper commercial activity, administration and execution of overall 3rd Party Goods and Services Procurement activity for various PlantWeb Solutions Group Offices World Wide in support of the Global 3rd Party Goods and Services Procurement team activities during the Project Procure-to-Pay Cycle.
Lead the competitive exercise in compliance with 3rd party goods and services standards;
Manage and expedite internal Purchase Order approval;
Maintain Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system data to ensure accuracy during the entire Procure-to-Pay cycle;
Works within the global DOA approval authorities and escalates as required;
Identify appropriate commercial obligations, contract templates and all requirements and technical specifications for delivery;
Identification of execution risks for escalation when needed;
Issue and expedite supplier acknowledgement in conformance to agreed final Purchase Order;
Receive acknowledgement and update ERP system;
Negotiate and record all cost savings;
Creation of “Change Orders” and its following change in the supplier’s contract;
Expedite shipment and materials per project procedures;
Inform projects of shipment status and proactively manage schedules in accordance with project requirements;
Arrange receiving and inspection of goods whenever it is required;
Coordinate with logistics on shipping and custom clearance;
Shipment receipt acknowledgement into ERP system;
Administer Purchase Order reconciliation;
Closure of Purchase Order as per standard policy;
Support overall supplier’s evaluation in terms of overall procurement performance;
Support by backfilling on roles as required based on workload/ resource capacity limitations demand;
Perform regulations and compliance analysis;
University degree in Procurement or Commerce, Masters in Management, Materials Management or Supply Chain Management or similar field is preferred;
3-5 years of relevant work experience;
Languages: English-advanced level (mandatory) + German (medium level);
PC skills: MS Office, Internet;
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