Buyer

Operations Wrocław, Poland


Description

Join a team that is changing millions of lives.


Transforming smiles. Transforming lives. Transforming an industry.

At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

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About this opportunity

This position is responsible for coordinating activities and providing effective trainings regarding vendor setup process and purchasing process in EMEA region.

The Buyer is an experienced procurement professional that is aligned by department/​contract commodity. This individual is working towards becoming a subject matter expert on products, services and equipment and the associated contracts for their assigned department/​contract commodity.​ They will work closely with Global Commodity Managers, Supplier Development Manager and suppliers.​

In this role, you will…

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of Vendor Master Data in SAP ECC and SAP ESO
  • Maintain global process standardization, cleansing activities, maintenance and data quality improvement in alignment with data strategy goals.
  • Performs analysis of Vendor Master and transactional data, executing root cause analysis, documenting business processes and identify data quality KPI’s
  • Coordinate vendor set up and purchasing process between stakeholders
  • 100% compliance with Purchasing SOP and legal guidance
  • Coordinate with regional users to ensure proper purchasing processes are followed
  • Provide the effective training on purchasing process and vendor setup process to users
  • Ensures vendor data documentation is compliant with Audit and SOX requirements
  • Lead the cleansing of data in all existing Vendor Master files, to identify any duplicate vendors, incorrect information, or obsolete vendors
  • Recommend changes to improve data quality / processing times and anticipate future needs of the business

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience within similar or larger sized company
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Purchasing, Vendor Master File Management, or Master Data Governance
  • Demonstrated mid-level or above proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, analyzing and manipulating large datasets through formulas and macros. SAP Experience, or experience with other relevant ERP system

In this role, you’ll need …

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience within similar or larger sized company
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Purchasing, Vendor Master File Management, or Master Data Governance
  • Demonstrated mid-level or above proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, analyzing and manipulating large datasets through formulas and macros. SAP Experience, or experience with other relevant ERP system

Other Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; strong critical self-review skills.
  • Proactive approach to role and problem solving; solution rather than problem focused.
  • Capable of handling fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to organize and complete work-related projects in a timely manner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure when given a task(s) that may require overtime to complete it
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player and deliver effective training.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability
  • Ability to evaluate data and assimilate into a working plan for improvement
  • English and German/French/Spanish/Italian

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About Align

Invisalign clear aligners, iTero Intraoral scanners, and OrthoCAD digital services that help dental professionals achieve the clinical results they expect and deliver effective, cutting-edge dental options to their patients.

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