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Location: Genova
Job ID: 50023435.13HRSTS
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Supply Chain
Job Type (Experience Level): New Graduate
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
  • Monthly reports on Cost Savings and saving assessment mitigation plan
  • Completeness of sourcing documentation check list
  • Issuing of quarterly report on local category/commodity spend/progress /dynamic
    (SAP and Project/ Bid data)

Skills & Knowledge:
  • 5-10 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)
  • Negotiation
  • Purchasing Process and Procedures

Education required:
  • Bachelor degree

    Knowledge of English (written & spoken)
    What happens Next?
  • The vacancy will remain live for two weeks
  • At the end of the two weeks, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will review your application against the requirements and will provide a feedback to you
  • If your profile meet the requirements, you will be invited to interview
  • If you are successful throughout the interview process, we will facilitate the transition into the new role for you.
How to contact us: Should you have any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact Barbara Grieco at : [email protected]

Job requirements
Are you curious about exploring new opportunities and learning new skills whilst helping Hitachi Rail becoming even more successful on a global scale? We are always eager to hear from passionate and motivated colleagues from around the globe. Help us Inspire the Next chapter!
We are currently looking for a Senior Local Procurement Buyer
Could that be you?
Role location: Hitachi Rail - Italy
Contract type: Local terms and conditions apply
Travel Requirements: 25 - 50%
We in Hitachi Rail offer career advancement opportunities to our internal employees as a first option according to our recruitment policy.
Achievement of procurement targets with reference to the assigned local commodities (i.e. goods or services with no/very low differentiation across different markets and their supply base) / categories (i.e. goods or services with high differentiation across different markets (i.e. geographical) and their supply base)
Accountabilities :
Ensure the formalizing of local procurement agreements/contracts in compliance with
procurement delegated powers
• Ensure the respect of contracts agreements by implementing procurement actions
required to solve identified issues of suppliers (payments terms, variation order,
contract clauses ) in collaboration with global commodity units, if needed
• Ensure capitalization and sharing with Global Procurement Unit and main
stakeholders (e.g. engineering, supply planning...) of knowledge related to the spend
local commodity / category (e.g. vendor intelligence, market knowledge)
• Ensure the local procurement activities during bidding and execution in accordance
with Procurement Geographical Area strategy
• Support the issue of local Procurement Annual Operating Plan for projects/Bid
• Support the implementation and compliance with Company relevant Processes and
rules for the assigned geographical area
• Ensure the definition and Implementation of the Local category/commodity sourcing
strategy (incl. strategic alliances & pre-bid tie-ups)
• Ensure the implementation of RFI/ RFP / RFQ process & projections to support bid
preparations for relevant local procurement commodity/ category in alignment with
procurement internal processes and procedures
• Ensure Procurement Risk Monitoring & Control for the assigned local procurement activities
• Support the Post of Bid Award (Win-Loss-Variance) Analysis
• Ensure Supplier scouting to monitor and establish potential new Suppliers options, by
providing price lists/ catalogues and Capability benchmarking
• Ensure the monitoring and reporting of economic and financial figures (budgeted v/s
actual savings ) for each assigned local commodity/category
• Contribute to the collection and provision to the SP unit of all Procurement data
relevant- for the assigned local commodity/category- to make "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

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