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Associate Procurement Specialist

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Job ID: R0042125
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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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‚Äč 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:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Paid Training

  • 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.

Your Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Support

Your Background:

  • 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

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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