Location: Houston, TX 77041
Duration: 12 Months
Work hours - 7:30am-4pm, Mon-Fri
Converting approved reqs to POs
Issuing POs to suppliers
Comparing pricing between previous and current year to ensure best rates possible
Expediting orders already placed with supplier, working out deliveries dates.
Interacting with operations
Understanding upcoming order requirements
Communicating with suppliers
Other activities as requested
2+ years of experience
Oracle experience preferred
Experience expediting orders, working with suppliers.
Work closely with the assigned business segments following an individual work plan and meeting day-to-day short-term objectives. Has the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Key responsibilities include: Responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements including achieving lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs. Responsibility to provide training or coaching to Buyers on the team. Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs. Work with sourcing team, supporting sourcing activities, including supplier qualification, supplier evaluation and corrective action follow-up. Communicate with global sourcing team for global project and liaise with P&L sourcing team. Coordinate Central sourcing activities to accomplish business initiatives. Qualifications: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent 2. 3 years work experience in the assigned commodity, supply chain or purchasing 3. Solid communication and analytical skills