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Strategic buyer

Location: Brno, Jihomoravsk√Ĺ kraj, Czechia
Job ID: R0027880
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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We are looking for a new team member to our team of buyers in production of GIS technology (gas-insulated switchgears) located in Brno.

As a new colleague, you will be assigned a portfolio of materials and suppliers mainly from abroad (Europe and Asia).

As a Strategic buyer you will be responsible for materials according to required technical specification, price, delivery schedule and terms.  You will ensure purchasing activities align with corporate purchasing policies and procedures.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will identify new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team.
  • Negotiation of agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renew price list, terms and conditions.
  • Analyze and evaluate bids in order to determine the optimal value.
  • Support bid and proposal teams by providing relevant market information.
  • Track goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing.
  • Oversee supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time.
  • Initiate supply orders in the system, confirm delivery with suppliers, monitor and track supplier performance to purchase order requirements.
  • Align supplier orders with customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements) in term s of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.
  • Conduct all Supply Chain activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures.

What we expect from you:

  • Fluent in English and Czech, German is an advantage
  • At least one year of experience in strategic procurement
  • Knowledge of market trends and practices in purchase & supply chain
  • Very good communication skills
  • Ability to build relationship and partnership with suppliers
  • Sourcing execution and negotiation activities
  • Experience with Excel, MS Office

What we can offer:

  • 7,5 hours working day
  • 5 weeks of vacation
  • Meal vouchers in amount of 100 CZK per a day
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Cafeteria bonus scheme in amount of 6.000 CZK per year
  • Loyalty award
  • More paid days for a private occasion
  • Flexible working hours
  • After training you can work mostly from home
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