Buyer with SAP proficiency
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 228319
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.
The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm
The Buyer candidate will act as the liaison between vendors and management in procuring materials for distribution, from both International and Domestic vendors. Ideal candidate for this position will have strong previous experience in logistics, supply chain, or procurement, as well as outstanding communication and customer service skills. Position will involve team interaction to contribute to team development, and performance to achieve team and organizational goals. Direct reporting to purchasing team Supervisor on day to day activities, as well as progress on specific project assignments.
Executes placement of Purchase orders and performs all of the standard and some specialized and complex aspects within area of Procurement: PO maintenance, expedite activity, inbound material discrepancy resolution, GR/IR resolution, blocked invoice resolution, overdue PO follow up, Purchasing Info Record creation and maintenance, MD06 messages, etc.
Applies documented rules, past practices, or instruction on an independent level.
Effectively identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to resolve in situations where the problem is difficult or complex.
Analysis of reports is required in regard to negative availability of stocked product.
Execution of vendor delivery performance measurements
Frequent interaction in team environment
Participate in on-going efforts to identify and implement automation and continual improvements throughout the procurement process.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Minimum High School Diploma
Minimum one year experience in purchasing
SAP proficiency a must
Ability to work well within team environment
Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and
Customer focus for both internal and external business relationships
Some domestic travel will be required
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
-Advanced Excel knowledge (Pivot tables, V-Lookup, Charting/Graphing)
-German and/or Spanish speaking second language