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.
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