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Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0027725
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: Hitachi Energy Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking for a Buyer for it's Mt Pleasant, PA location.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Must have prior experience working with SAP operating systems.
  • Identify new Suppliers in cooperation with relevant Category Team member.
  • Work with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists to qualify new Suppliers.
  • Identify and recommend Suppliers for Framework agreements to management and execute upon approval.
  • Create RFQ's as needed and perform competitive bid analysis in order to determine the optimal Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Minimize annual cost increases from Suppliers.
  • Supports Proposal teams by providing relevant market information and recommending qualified Suppliers.
  • Act as the Primary Contact with Suppliers for all Purchase Orders. Enter order conformations, receive shipping documents, verify appropriate delivery dates, and ensure invoice processing. Resolve all discrepancies from the time an order is placed till the last invoice is paid.
  • Oversees supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time), and resolves performance issues.
  • Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the SAP system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.
  • Aligns supplier orders with Customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements) in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • 3-5 years of purchasing experience.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • High school degree is required.
  • Good organization skills. Ability to multitask.
  • Proactive with suppliers.
  • Strong Negotiation skills. Self-Starter with excellent communication skills.
  • Analytical skills. Plan, organize and expedite Suppliers as needed to support manufacturing operations.
  • Act as the liaison between Production Planning and Suppliers.
  • Review and analyze data to determine the most cost-effective opportunity reducing the TCO.

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