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.
Chooses the appropriate commercial obligations to follow the technical specifications and requirements established for Project.
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 III position includes the requirement for proficiency in developing and issuing all RFx documents, supplier communications, negotiations, BID reconciliation, recommendations for award, 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.
Engages on contract development and evaluation of the contract scope, identifying and escalating critical items to management as needed.
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 requisitions are complete and are in accordance with project documents
Develops supplier list for solicitation from ASL, master supplier lists and area
Responsible for short form request for quotation (RFQ) process
Responsible for long form RFQ process
Bid comparison, rationalization and analysis
Price negotiations, payment terms and other T&C’s
Supplier recommendation for award to management
Manage and expedite internal Purchase Order approval per DOA
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
Negotiates and records all cost savings
Creation of Change Orders and its following change the supplier’s contract
Expedite shipments of materials per project procedures
Inform local office about status of shipment
Arrange receiving and inspection of goods whenever it is required
Coordinate with logistics on 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
Participate in Category Management support
Perform internal and external profiling
Participate in cost profile and modeling (total cost / should cost)
Prepare market profile
Prepare supplier profile
Participate in bid and market analysis (review Project Management Office comparison sheet)
Develop preliminary pricing detail
Proactive and timely resolution of all procurement related issues
Manage and support Emerson sourcing events
Provide management with necessary information on various supply market trends that could
Potentially impact company’s overall 3rd party goods and services operations
Ensure compliance to Emerson’s Ethics Policy at all times
Must be a Bachelor degree graduate in Procurement or Commerce, Masters in Management, Materials Management or Supply Chain Management or similar field is preferred
5-7 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