The Purchasing Associate role provides support on end to end process of purchase order management and accountability on invoice resolution.
He or she will have an extended support on preparation of supply chain / inventory reports and other ad hoc purchasing reporting.
Prepare ad hoc supply chain inventory reports (production material, stock transfer) needed for given shift of US plants.
Posting of Goods Receipts for Canada Plants : Bowmanville and Granford.
Convert open production material PR (triggered by MRP or reorder point) into purchase order.
Ensure purchase order is received by supplier and attach order acknowledgment / confirmation in SAP.
Ensure timely entry of goods receipt within 24hr TAT period with prioritization to raw material orders.
Attach proof of delivery / packing slip / bill of lading to GR document numbers generated.
Create inbound delivery for Mexico Distribution Center (vendor Tompkins Industries), and Moberly Finished Goods (vendors Campbell Fittings Inc and GMB North America) per advanced shipment notification provided
Assist Purchasing Buyers in acquiring PPM approvals for the invoice price discrepancies, other supplier data collection, inquiries and ad hoc activities.
Monitor shipment and past due open POs with the supplier.
Perform purchase to pay ad hoc tasks as required by Service Delivery Lead (SDL) or Team lead.
Preparation of reports requested by P2P work stream stakeholders and management.
Prepare supply chain inventory reports (US plants).
Prepare the Monthly Local and Import Spend Report (South Africa)
Prepare the Monthly Inventory Trends (Slovenia)
Support additional activities under the direction of P2P work stream stakeholders and management
Participate in future work migration, system user acceptance testing, and execute to planned implementation strategies as may be assigned.
Responsible for delivering on personal Service Level Agreements, output performance metrics, related Key Performance Indicators, goals, and stated expectations.
Accuracy and quality of reports submitted.
Submit reports on expected due dates.
Execute activities with the guidance of Continental Procurement policies and methodologies REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of Any Procurement System
Purchasing / Supply Chain / Inventory Management
Bachelor’s degree with a major in business, supply chain, or engineering.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite (preferably with intermediate skills in Excel)
Fresh graduate with good scholastic record
Project management / Process improvement experience in undergraduate studies is an advantage
Work effectively in teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
Shared Services operational experience is preferred
Global experience is preferred.
1. Vision innovation
2. Entrepreneurship Customer Orientation
3. Entrepreneurship Quality Orientation
4. Execution Problem Solving
5. Drive Initiative
6. Drive Passion and Commitment
7. Learning Handling Feedback
8. Interaction Fostering Teamwork