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Purchasing Assistant

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: 50021871.18HRSTS
Date Posted: May 29, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Repair & Maintenance
Job Type (Experience Level): New Graduate
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail Honolulu JV (HRH) is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Purchasing Assistant to work on our Honolulu Rail Project. As the successful candidate your ideas for continuous improvement and creativity are welcome. The position is based in Pearl City/Honolulu, HI.
Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Accountabilities:
Monitors stock levels and identifies purchasing needs
Researches potential vendors
Tracks orders and ensures timely delivery
Updates internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
Conducts market research to identify pricing trends
Evaluates offers from vendors and negotiates better prices
Prepares cost analysis
Maintains updated records of invoices and contracts
Follows up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
Performs related duties as required
Required Education and Knowledge:
Associate's degree in business, logistics, or related field
Good understanding of supply chain procedures
Solid organization skills
Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
Knowledge of market research
Benefits:

HRH employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail 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.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at https://www.linkedin.com/company/hitachirailsts/jobs/

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