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Purchasing Specialist

Job Location(s) CN-Shanghai
Job Number
2020-51560
Job Category
Purchasing/Procurement
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

- Expediting orders
- Contract compliance – Assure that all requisitions are aligned with pricing and terms negotiated with vendors
- Approve department requisitions and follow up to ensure on time deliveries with vendors
- Support the procurement activities for all departments within the company
- Contact new suppliers for system set up information
- Alert Sourcing of any supply chain issues related to the vendor
- Resolve quality, pricing, and delivery issues with suppliers
- Interact with accounts payable group and resolution of invoice, PO and delivery discrepancies
- Work on special projects as assigned
- Solid knowledge of purchasing, sourcing, and accounting related processes
- Obtain routine quotes/competitive bids for routine items from vendors that are under contract
- Work in cooperation with staff, management, and end users to ensure a seamless flow of supplies movement to meet needs.
- Supervise and perform transactions related to vendor credits, returned goods, etc. as directed by internal customers
- Perform functional activity within the Oracle PeopleSoft application
- Work with multiple Business Units consisting of different product lines and processes
- Perform support for negotiations under defined guidelines.
- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with other departments and work with them to meet Company’s procurement needs.
- Assist Management in identifying “best practices”, suggest system/process enhancements for improving operational efficiencies. Develop and implement approved initiatives.
- Assure the accurate reporting of metrics.
- Work with senior buyer / buyer to handle the daily sourcing requests
- Another works assigned by the line manager

Education/Qualifications

- Bachelor or master degree in supply chain related
- English skill: fluent for reading and writing, basic for oral  
- Target industry: prefer to chemical and pharmaceutical industry, also open for other global platform industry
- Good communication skill, team player, easy to talk and have service sense,
- good sense of using Microsoft related working tools, especially good in excel.

Experience

- 2-3years of working experiences in Sourcing and supply chain

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