Negotiates terms to guarantee the best conditions for acquisition of goods and services, by respecting procurement process, procedures and legal requirements.
Detects new suppliers and optimizes number of existing suppliers.
Sustainable reduction of purchasing prices in consideration of functional and quality aspects.
Consults internal customers for information regarding provision of goods / services, purchasing constraints and process optimization in his / her area of responsibility.
Participates in working groups.
Plans and organizes regular meetings with internal key customers.
Clarifies technical and commercial requirements together with the requester and the supplier within the scope of procurement questions to achieve saving targets.
Order tracking : Ensures PO / contract tracking, by maintaining permanent contact with the suppliers and the requesters and by taking corrective measures to guarantee supplies in due date.
Supplier selection, supplier evaluation and reduction to optimize the existing supplier panel
Purchasing Cycle time : Processes Shopping Carts and Purchase Requisitions, creates and sends Purchase Orders to the suppliers ( Purchase to Pay process )
Clearance of invoice deviations ( price difference ). Claims of insufficient goods / services.
Offer evaluation, creation of offer comparison
Ensure necessary transparency and documentation for sourcing buyers team
Support CEOS catalogue implementation or extension
Different reporting of the repetitive bought items in scope of increase automation
Offer support for market surveys
Prepares standard reports to make results transparent and controls purchasing activities on a results oriented basis.
Maintenance of relevant master data and info records ( price updates ) in SAP-backend systems
Reporting of saving results in the Indirect Saving Tool - IST (KPI reporting)
Procurement process, product & services know how
Commercial and Contract Law
IT Tools and methods ( MS office, SAP)
Minimum 1+ years of relevant experience