Job ID: R0042125
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY USA INC
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Hitachi Energy is looking for an Associate Procurement Specialist to work at our Jefferson City, MO location.
We want you to know:
At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation
What we bring to you:
Benefits eligibility begins on your first day.
Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off
Professional growth and development programs including $10,000 tuition reimbursement.
401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% with immediate 100% vesting.
The job: Procurement / Material Planning consists of the timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality materials, supplies and resources necessary. It also includes coordinating with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing problems.
Ensures the availability of inventory to meet the forecasted demand and optimize on-time delivery, lead time to customer, and net working capital
Collaborates with suppliers and category managers to optimize cost, submit requests for quotation and drive cost savings projects
Calculates and maintains in SAP the inventory parameters and replenishment strategies such as: safety stock, reorder point, lot size, and lead-time
Monitors and controls Procure-to-Pay process and is prepared to perform such activities as escalation and expediting are required
Partners with critical internal and external suppliers to align forecasting of materials
Works with suppliers to improve on-time delivery performance, resolve non-conformance issues
Analyzes and evaluates bids/pricelists to determine optimal value
Preferred purchasing or planning experience
Preferred SAP or similar ERP experience in MM and PP module
Ability to work cross-functionally with other stakeholders
Independent analysis/decision-making capabilities
Above average Microsoft excel skills
Strong communicator and teamwork oriented
Organized and exhibits a sense of urgency when necessary
Takes initiative to drive projects and lead others
Employs root cause analysis approach
Strong sense of customer focus and quality
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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