GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.
Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people; this is how GEP creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.
With 19 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives.
What you will do
Identify and resolve PO / PR processing issues
Select contract / supplier to fill requisitions in accordance with approved Purchasing strategies
Process purchase orders not transacted electronically
Provide reports, information, analysis etc. as required, in a timely and professional manner
Resolve queries and issues faced by the stakeholders and junior team members in P2P process
Identify and communicate supplier diversity opportunities
Determine if requested items are available in catalogue and implement predefined action
Work with buyers / client group and suppliers to resolve delivery issues and process claims
Research and resolve invoice discrepancies & account disbursements
Maintain the Vendor Master Records / Updates / New Vendor Setup
Work with supplier and end user to resolve invoice, damaged / returned goods, and ship date issues
Maintain professional interactions with outside suppliers as well as a strong partnership with client users
Establish and follow up on shipping dates with suppliers, resolve issues with supplier / requestor for shipping dates
Advise customer of modifications from original requests
Obtain price information from approved supplier
Generate PO from approved requisition
Route high-value items not on contract to Sr. Buyer for resolution
What you should bring
Education : Minimum bachelor’s degree (or in progress) in Science, Business or Engineering or similar stream or a combination of high school education and relevant experience.
Experience : 3-5 years previous buyer / procurement work experience.
Languages : Fluent in Spanish and English (spoken and written). Portuguese is a plus.
Knowledge of P2P tools - end user functionality, ERP / P2P systems SAP / Oracle (a plus)
In depth knowledge of purchase to pay processes
Good organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Possess strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills with stakeholders & suppliers
Good problem-solving skills
Adhere to all organizational procurement policies and procedures
Team player, high motivation, positive, can-do attitude, flexibility
Self-starter, sense of urgency, works well under pressure, ability to work in high-velocity environment
Good knowledge of MO tools (Excel, PowerPoint)