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Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: 50023434.5HRSTS
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Supply & Logistics
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail Honolulu JV is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Local Procurement Buyer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Pearl City, HI.
Who We Are:
HRH is a Hawaii-based Joint Venture, which was awarded the Design-Build-Operate-Maintain (DBOM) contract for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (Project), the first Driverless Rail Transit System in the USA. HRH has assembled a team of experienced professionals in order to deliver a world-class rail transit system capable of delivering highly comfortable, reliable, safe and cost-effective transportation.
HRH believes that our key values consisting of customer focus, innovation and excellence, people, team spirit, and integrity will guide our actions and make our companies competitive and effective.
  • Ensure the supplier quotes validity from Bids to Project
  • Ensure the identification of the relevant/potential local suppliers in cooperation with global commodities
  • Ensure RFI/RFP/RFQ process implementation/execution for relevant local procurement commodity/category in alignment with procurement internal processes and procedures
  • Ensure single point of contact and accomplishment of the technical and commercial clarification to/from Suppliers and interface with relevant business functions
  • Ensure the issuing of evaluation report on Supplier Proposals collecting inputs from the relevant business function (proposal assessment/review)
  • Ensure execution of Commercial Negotiations according to Procurement rules
  • Ensure the definition and preparation of PO/Final contract documentation for relevant local procurement commodity/category in alignment with procurement internal processes and procedures
  • Ensure the execution of supplier qualification (launch and follow up) (e.g.: SAF/FASC etc.)
  • Ensure the execution of all procurement actions required by Variation Requests (scope and specification changes, scope creeps, claims etc.) in alignment with Company processes and guidelines
  • Support the implementation of Procurement Process in accordance with Company rules and policies at local level
  • Ensure maintenance and updates of the supplier database in alignment with Global Procurement system
  • Support to the collection and provision to the SP unit of all Procurement data relevant for the assigned local commodity category - to make the "Cost Estimation Template" for the specific bid
  • Ensure, according to the supply plan/project schedule and inputs received by SP, the implementation of all the procurement activities for relevant local commodity/category

Required Skills/ Knowledge:
  • 3-5 years of Procurement expertise
  • Excellence in achieving assigned objectives
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of procurement
  • Maintain high service level towards key internal customers
  • Proficiency of MS Office products, advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Supplier qualification processes and methods
  • Excellence in achieving assigned objectives
  • Scouting Material, and service sourcing activities (quoting, analyzing, negotiating, reporting and purchase order placement)

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
  • SAP system familiarity
  • Experience with casting and forging materials
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • English
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at
  • English Proficiency
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail STS USA Inc. to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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