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Buyer (Retail) Entry Professional

Location: Genova, Genova, Italy
Job ID: R0008977
Date Posted: May 13, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated 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 Genoa - Italy.

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.

Who We Are in: Genoa - Italy

Genoa offices are, as of now, the Hitachi Rail headquarters in Italy.

In Genoa Hitachi Rail employees roughly 600 people, mostly engineers, who are developing signalling technologies at the state of the art.

Thanks to our innovations and expertise, commitment and dedication we rank among the best railway technology provider of the Industry, delivering our products to Ferrovie Italiane, RFI as well as to the rest of the world.

The Genoa offices are located in the area of Sampierdarena, an excellent position where is easy to reach the airport, train stations and local transport.

Currently we are looking for enthusiastic and pioneering candidates, driven by technological challenge and success, who want to contribute to the satisfaction of our customers and to the growth and global leadership of our business.

Mission: Procurement activities implementation according to the local commodity / category strategies

Accountabilities

  • Manages or performs work associated with planning, selecting, and purchasing quantities of goods and merchandise to be sold including: Liaising with existing suppliers and negotiating contracts.
  • Sourcing and building relations with new suppliers.
  • Monitoring market changes, competitor prices, and products.
  • Analyzing past sales patterns to anticipate trends in consumer buying patterns.
  • Presenting new ranges to retail managers An Entry Professional (P1) applies broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Fluent English (spoken and written)
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Three-year degree, the ideal candidate should have a degree in Engineering Management, Business Administration or Business Economics
  • From 3 up to 5 years of previous experience in the role

Education / Qualifications
 

U Technical Degree or Equivalent Technical Background

Languages

Good English proficiency


Benefits

Hitachi Rail 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.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi Rail-sts.com/en/careers.

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail 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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Have a glance at our LinkedIn page https://www.linkedin.com/company/hitachirail

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