Procurement Buyer II

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Respond to MRP messages to procure material in order to support production requirements. Responsible for maintenance of purchase orders, monthly forecasting for suppliers, maintenance of key planning parameters, and reconciliation of invoice and purchase order issues.
  • Obtain the best value for materials. Best value is defined as a combination of: price, delivery, quality and service. Considers total cost of acquisition when making procurement decisions.
  • Manage supplier performance to ensure site is working with the right strategic suppliers to support short and long term objectives. Take assertive position with suppliers who are past due to ensure that every alternative is explored in able to improve past due delivery schedules.
  • Create commodity based sourcing strategies to ensure site is working with the appropriate vendors. Buyers should be able to weigh the sourcing strategies of the commodity team in EMEA or Phoenix as well as the specific needs of site and total cost of acquisition principles.
  • Support the transition team to ensure project plans are updated and requirements on purchase of parts are defined and ordered, so that support of the transition and follow-on schedules is secured.
  • Procure material according to ordering policies designed to minimize inventory costs and being left with inactive, obsolete and surplus inventory. Identify and manage measures to reduce inactive, obsolete and surplus inventory when such do exist.
  • Actively support, develop and seek opportunities to develop and streamline relationships with suppliers. Actively work to improve the purchasing process team.

  • University degree in business, engineering, or related field.
  • Experience in Purchasing or relevant, preferably in production company
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent English skills, other languages would be an advantage
  • Microsoft Office (Excel in advance level). 
  • Ability to communicate concisely at all levels inside and outside the company
  • Responsive and responsible to deliver on commitments
  • Result-oriented, proactive, team- player
  • Quick learner, self starter.
  • Very good communication skills, able to prioritize and work under pressure

  • Knowledge of SAP (or familiar ERP system). 

  • Contributory pension scheme matched by employer up to specific amount.
  • Business accident travel insurance
  • Competitive salary and sales incentives.
  • Online flexible benefit program for a broad scope of benefits in the areas of sports, culture, education, health, travel and other
  • Multisport card – employees free or discounted access to leisure and sport facilities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Global partnerships and discounts – access to broad scope services including purchase and servicing of cars, employee phone tariffs, bank accounts, medical footwear, hairdresser or restaurants
  • If this is your dream role, then we’d love tohear from you.

    We are an equal opportunity employer andvalue diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion,color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status,veteran status, or disability status.

    We will ensure that individuals withdisabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the jobapplication or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and toreceive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us torequest accommodation.

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