Buying Professional_LDA – Siemens – Midrand

Mission/Function of the role:
Prepares and concludes sourcing contracts based on customer requirements at the most beneficial conditions whilst ensuring quality and on-time delivery. Focus on business-specific Procurement.

What are the responsibilities of the role?
* Implements Commodity strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials.
* Contributes to implementation and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).
* Prepares and conducts negotiations to obtain highest feasible savings.
* Generates, documents and implements savings to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.
* Executes Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification).
* Ensures a close cooperation with Internal Customers (requisitions) to ensure customer care and early involvement.
* Provides supplier information to the project and conducts project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations).

Qualifications and Experience
Completed Relevant Supply Chain Qualification
2- 3 years relevant experience in the various supply chain fields
2 – 3 years SAP Experience
Advanced Excel Skills

Strong Analytical Skills
Ability to work within a team and autonomously
Deadline driven
High Degree of Stress Management
Ability to Prioritise and Multitask
Negotiation skills
Reporting Manager
The Role reports to the POC Finance Manager

Our culture:
Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.
The company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets under the Employment Equity Act will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an equal opportunity employer we encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
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Portfolio Companies
Company: Siemens Large Drives (Pty) Ltd
Experience Level: Early Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time

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