IBM Operations Buyer (Fluent German) in BUDAPEST, Hungary

IBM is seeking highly motivated individuals with comprehensive commercial procurement and client facing or consulting experience to join our team of procurement professionals. Specifically we are looking for procurement professionals to join IBM’s Global Procurement team in support of the IBM Procurement Services business area. Strong verbal and written English and German skills are required. The Operations Executioner is responsible for order fulfillment transactions and full buyer purchase order placement. The scope also covers other additional activities like alterations and blocked invoice resolution, order related help request handling. The details of the job-scope are provided below: Responsibilities:

  • Review requisition requirements

  • Support transactional requirements for given category scope.

  • Work efficiently with requester/client when additional information or clarification is required

  • Determine appropriate source from Sourcing Feed Database and contact supplier for price and delivery if needed

  • Procurement of low value purchases when less than clip level as defined in Sourcing Feed Database

  • Escalate to appropriate Category Tactical Buyer or Category Manager when appropriate

  • Efficient processing of purchase orders and knowledge of SAP application and other client based applications

  • Use Req Tracker application when necessary to ensure all client requisitions are quickly and properly routed for resolution

  • Consult Sourcing Feed Database (SFD) to understand commodity strategy, preferred vendors and price to be used.

  • Knowledge of all client specific processes and procedures

  • Initiate new supplier set up.

  • Receive and handle email/fax/call help request from client in timely and professional manner

  • Resolve blocked invoices and Interface with support teams, clients and suppliers on supplier and payment issues in conjunction with Tactical Buyer and/or Category Manager

  • Ensure full quality compliance and audit readiness of all purchasing documents

  • Work with Tactical Buyer and Category Manager to ensure tight linkage across sourcing and operations teams

  • Expedite Orders and follow up on deliveries when required

  • Support hands-free strategies if required.

  • English: fluent

  • German: fluent

  • Experience in procurement

  • Perform time management

  • Apply Knowledge of Data Analysis

  • Apply Knowledge of Business Organization and Processes, Work instructions

  • Apply Knowledge of Commodity Strategy

  • Apply Business Control Requirements

  • Apply client facing skills

Global Procurement