Buyer (Procurement Specialist 1)
Vertiv Co
Mandaluyong, Manila
2d ago

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Sep 17, 2018, 1 : 00 : 19 AM Description

Majorresponsibility of Buyer is the daily management of activities related toprocuring material to meet plant requirements at an optimal cost, administerbusiness transactions with suppliers as contracted, Invoice Reconciliations,Support Inventory Management and MRP Maintenance activities.

He / she is alsotasked to support Business Unit initiatives related to cost reduction / savingsto achieve business goals.


  • Procures materials to meet customer requirements at an optimal cost while andschedules supplier deliveries based on requirements.
  • Maintains lot sizes,period of supply, planning bill demand, lead time and minimum order quantitieswith suppliers.
  • Supports the phase-out / in of products to avoid obsoleteinventory
  • Obtains supplier quotations as required, notifies suppliers ofengineering changes to drawings / specifications and provides suppliers withforecast and open order information.
  • Ensures that all released PurchaseOrders are sent to suppliers and are confirmed following the required turn-aroundtime.
  • Resolves invoice issues, coordinates with ProcurementManager / Counterparts on the reasons of the discrepancy, adjusts systeminformation when necessary.
  • Monitors supplier performance related to on-timedelivery (OTD) and quality.
  • Maintains reports and trend analysis schedulesas required to track major objectives in Purchasing.
  • Reviews Open PurchaseOrders on a regular basis to execute expediting and schedule push-outs asrequired to avoid shortages and ensures correct / accurate data are maintained inERP system.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering / Finance / Management-related discipline
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in Manufacturingor Supply Chain; Purchasing experience is plus
  • Basic MS Excel knowledge
  • Basic MS PowerPoint knowledge
  • Basic MS Accessknowledge
  • Basic understanding of the Supply Chain processes
  • ERP / MRPBackground; SAP user is a plus
  • Quality mindset
  • Ateam player with a positive attitude
  • Good written and communication skills
  • With good analytical skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Ability to participate in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain a positiveworking relationship
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnishedin written or oral form
  • About Vertiv

    At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup.

    We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments.

    With $4.4 billion in sales, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.

    Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Vertiv.

    Explore them now and join our team of 19,000 employees in making the future of our customers’ business possible.

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