Material Buyer for Cray installations kit support
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Heredia, Heredia
hace 18 horas

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work.

What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values : partner, innovate and act.

Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what’s next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry.

Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.

What you need to know about the job

Hewlett Packard Enterprise advances the way people live and work. We bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Our new innovative IT services organization is HPE Pointnext. We have the expertise to advise, integrate, and accelerate our customers’ outcomes from their digital transformation.

Job scope / summary :

A Material Buyer within GSD Supply Chain is responsible for ensuring material supply through tactical procurement activities for all parts within assigned portfolio.

Job specifics / responsibilities :

Ensure all purchase orders are executed on timely manner with appropriate acknowledgement responses from suppliers.

Manage CRAY install kit inventory ordering process, determine action plan and appropriate escalation path to meet the installations deadline.

Work in close cooperation and alignment with CRAY installs coordinator for smooth and timely follow up, adjustments and additional focus if required.

Negotiate with suppliers to ensure shipment schedule will be met, or adjusted when needed, to fulfil the materials plan.

Monitor that all shipments are received into stock timely and all shipment documentation is available. Resolve warehouse receiving issues in due time.

Resolve invoice and payment issues with suppliers.

Produce supplier performance reports; take corrective actions as required.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams on part-rolls and quality issues to minimize impact to parts availability and inventory level.

Explore and propose opportunities for systems & processes enhancement.

Key deliverables / accountabilities :

Accountable for timely purchase plan execution as per Cray installations requirements

Accountable for prompt escalations and continuous follow-up when target dates are at risk

Easitool ticket management

Maintain all activities related to Value Added Services

Strictly follow the established GSD SC and team processes and procedures

Working relationships :

Internal :

Warehouse Operations Team

Order Management Team

Engineering and Quality Team

Supplier & Sourcing Team

Supply Chain Planning Team

Accounting Department

CRAY installations coordinator

External : Repair Vendors

New-Buy Suppliers

Education (degree) and professional experience required :

Degree in Logistics & Supply chain Mgmt / Business Operations / Maths / Statistics

Preferably 2+ years’ experience in planning / purchasing role

Strong knowledge in supply chain concepts, basic supplier management skills

Other requirements :

Fluent in English language

Personal skills and qualities :

Ability to chase and deliver operational results, and to drive issues to closure

Ability to communicate effectively across national and cultural boundaries

Sense of urgency, confident in escalating and pushing for improvements / results

Proactiveness and high level of responsiveness


Good negotiation skills

Very good organization skills

Technical skills (procedures and documents the employee has to be acquainted with) :

Good computer skills, esp. MS office applications (Excel)

SAP / ERP system experience is a strong plus

What we can offer you :

At HPE, we deliver equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance and constantly evolving career growth as well as competitive benefits, salary and shared values and purpose.

HPE is an equal opportunity employer minority, female, veterans, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ and affirmative action.

We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.


HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status

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