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Indirect Purchasing Buyer

DATE2019-10-25
JOB FAMILYPURCHASING
COUNTRYBelgium
LOCATIONBRUSSELS
CONTRACT TYPELong Term-At will
DIVISION Clean Energy Systems

MISSION

 

Manages the Indirect Purchasing processes for the Research Center

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

 

Indirect orders  and  Indirect contracts release orders – supervision of   

 

  • Redaction and management of the orders filings, from supplier search to follow-up of the order, with the price and condition negotiations (for non-contractual goods) and order redaction.  
  • Respect of purchasing processes by the different actors in the purchasing chain (including requesters).
  • Participation to sourcing committee for the orders
  • Follow-up of the order (delivery time in particular)
  • Creation and order follow-up in case of specific requests for Campus facility and technical services
  • Administrative follow-up of the prototype orders (orders created by Innovation Buyer)
  • Creation and management of supplier creation in SAP, with the support of Finance team
  • Management all procedures and processes from  Corporate and adaptation to Research
     

Purchasing terms

 

  • Takes in charge or supervises the orders with adequate purchasing terms, PO Corporate rules and conditions (or negotiated prices)
     

 

Collaboration

 

  • Liaise with Indirect Purchasing  Europe teams in order to reach optimum purchasing processes and purchasing conditions
  • Ensures optimal treatment of the orders in order to interface fluently with Finance teams
  • Ensures adequation of the orders for accounting purposes
  • Collaborates efficiently with the Innovation Purchasing teams in order eo ensures an adequate service to the internal customers
  • Ensures adequation and Assure un traitement optimal des commandes pour une interface fluide avec la Finance
  • Collaborates with legal Department for the management of the contracts (NDAs, services, ….)

 

PROFILE

 

Personal Background

  • Master in Engineering (generalist) with additional degree in Business administration
  • Or Business school with Purchasing orientation with good technical background
  • Almost 2  years of experience, in Purchasing goods for technical ativities
  • Good feeling with technical  innovations

 

Job Technical skills

  • Mastery of SAP/ MM  module
  • Mastery of Supplier profile analysis
  • Mastery of Purchasing processes
  • Mastery in IT tools – advanced Excel

 

Job Soft skills

  • Strong negotiation  skills
  • Ability to manage suppliers and contractors
  • Rigorourness, analysis skills
  • Communication with internal customers and suppliers
  • Fluent in English and French

 

 

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