Purchasing Specialist

Other Ziyang City, Sichuan


Description

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
• Manage local sourcing and negotiation of outside services and plant material ensuring high quality and best cost-effective options.
• Manage international and domestic purchasing, place PO’s, track delivery, etc.
• Reporting and detailed Documentation of purchase, supplier performance, delivery performance, etc.
• Work with suppliers to ensure supply continuity.
• Coordinate with Finance team for all payments.
• Control all supplier contracts.
• Develop vendor relationships according to Align needs.
• Develop departmental requirements for requests.
• Support all required activities to setup new suppliers

Additional responsibilities:
• Ensures the effective fulfillment of objectives and deadlines assigned to the group.
• Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
• Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
• Requires at 5 + years of experience related to the field.
• Purchasing with SAP system experience 2 + years (preferred)

LANGUAGES
Required to be completely bilingual in English/Mandarin.


SKILLS /COMPETENCIES
• Excellent teamwork, customer service, written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation skills.
• Proven excellent negotiation skills.
• Customer service orientation.
• Planning and forecasting.
• Must be a highly pro-active, responsible, self-motivated individual that has an established track record of meeting commitments.


SPECIFIC CERTIFICATIONS/SPECIALTIES/COURSEWORK
N/A


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
N/A
WORK ENVIRONMENT DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to write, finger, handle, or feel. Extensive computer keyboarding and moussing. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and may be required to lift up things. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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