Buyer II (Portuguese)
Greenlee Textron Inc
San Jose de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
hace 1 día


Ensure proper commercial activity, administration and execution of overall 3rd Party Goods and Services Procurement activity for various PlantWeb Solutions Group Offices World Wide in support of the Global 3rd party goods and services team activities during the Project Procure-to-Pay cycle.

Generally, is responsible for placing purchase orders for tangible goods and / or purchase agreements for custom equipment and subcontracts for services based upon project requirements as required by the project purchase requisition.

The Buyer II position includes the requirement for proficiency in short form RFx documents, supplier communications, first level bid reconciliation and order drafting and placement.

Must be aware of project schedule and need by dates, provides follow-up for orders placed to insure on time delivery, administers and invoice / order deviation.

These activities may include commercial term negotiations, expediting, logistics, materials receiving and tracking, procurement planning and reporting.


  • Lead the competitive exercise in compliance with 3rd party goods and services standards
  • Quality control requisitions
  • Ascertains if complete requisitions has been provided
  • Responsible for short form request for quotation (RFQ) process
  • Bid comparison, rationalization and analysis
  • Negotiate price, payment terms and other T&C’s
  • Supplier recommendation to management
  • Manage and expedite internal Purchase Order approval
  • Maintain Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system data to ensure accuracy during the entire Procure-to-Pay cycle
  • Works within the global DOA approval authorities and escalates as required
  • Identify appropriate commercial obligations, contract templates and all requirements and technical specifications for delivery
  • Identification of execution risks for escalation when needed
  • Issue and expedite supplier acknowledgement in conformance to agreed final Purchase Order
  • Receive acknowledgement and update ERP system
  • Negotiate and record all cost savings
  • Creation of Change Orders and its following change in the suppliers contract
  • Expedite shipment and materials per project procedures
  • Inform projects of shipment status and proactively manage schedules in accordance with project requirements
  • Arrange receiving and inspection of goods whenever it is required
  • Coordinate with logistics on shipping and custom clearance
  • Shipment receipt acknowledgement into ERP system
  • Administer Purchase Order reconciliation
  • Closure of Purchase Order as per standard policy
  • Support overall suppliers evaluation in terms of overall procurement performance
  • Support by backfilling on roles as required based on workload / resource capacity limitations demand
  • Perform regulations and compliance analysis
  • Ensure compliance to Emerson Record Retention Policy at all times
  • Ensure compliance to Emerson’s Ethics Policy at all times

  • Ensure 100% compliance to purchasing processes, defined standards and procedures
  • Proactively engage in communicating with internal customers and suppliers
  • Timely professional communication and responsiveness with internal customers and suppliers
  • Maintain the competiveness in our sourcing processes relative to fiduciary responsibility
  • Accurate maintenance of ERP system
  • On-time delivery of goods and services

  • Must be a Bachelor degree graduate in Procurement or Commerce, Masters in
  • Management, Materials Management or Supply Chain Management or similar field is preferred

  • Collegiate studies in engineering beneficial

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

  • Certification and active participation in various Supply Chain Management Professional Organization (Institute for Supply Management or its equivalent) highly desired

  • In-depth knowledge in various Supply Chain methodologies and best practices
  • Demonstrated the ability to perform competitive exercises
  • Demonstrated abilities in ERP based systems such as JDE, Oracle, SAP etc. (Oracle preferred)
  • Show leadership potential
  • Ability to influence various members of the organization
  • Computer literate
  • Conversant in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent professional written and verbal English skills required, special language skills whenever specified
  • Dynamic and proactive
  • Proven ability to work in multicultural virtual environment and lead / coordinate activities for offices located throughout the world
  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Excellent team player
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Can work with minimum supervision
  • Conduct root cause analysis (provide solutions / options)
  • Excellent sense of urgency
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Being multilingual in principal global languages (i.e., English, Spanish, French, Japanese, etc.) may be beneficial
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