Procurement Specialist - Site launches, and post-launch support
Amazon.com
Prague, CZ
před 7 dny

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online

SCOPE :

  • The Purchasing Specialist EU Projects will be responsible for Pre and Post-Launch support for EU Sort Centres, linking with Business owners and Project Managers.
  • Understand, transform and execute Procurement processes and requirements to new launched sites, mirror and set up unique pan-

    European processes in line with global and legal requirements. This individual will secure and administer the flow of all non-

    inventory goods and services, supplied at the best overall value to the business. Core activities will include gathering and defining requirements, definition of standard processes and end user support for procurement and inventory management in multiple EU regions.

    REPORTING TO :

    EU Category Manager - Sort Centers

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Act as focal point of contact for new launch site business owners
  • Prioritize requirements, highlight any missing information and risks to business and challenge for clarification in time.
  • Coordinate and execute Purchase Orders including full tracking up to delivery on site
  • Ensure availability of all needed services to new site by implementing standard solutions where applicable or source regional / local solutions when necessary.
  • Review launches and adopt learnings and changes into future processes.
  • Own effective materials management of all non-inventory packaging supplies and consumables
  • Develop and utilize demand forecast models
  • Manage vendors to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance
  • Liaise with suppliers to negotiate and secure best value for money deals on a full range of non-inventory goods and services.
  • Build effective stakeholder relationships, ensuring a high service level in terms of quotations and lead-times.
  • Partnering with internal customers to positively influence spending decisions
  • Work in full compliance with the company Spending and Transaction policy, educating and driving the correct behaviors of business stakeholders.
  • Manage and drive down the number of invoices on hold (IOH), ensuring a robust procure to pay process.
  • Drive effective delivery of the EU procurement metrics by leading / supporting projects and initiatives identifying root cause of issues and corrective actions.
  • KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS :

  • Ensure availability of all goods and services in time
  • Ensure flawless start of post-launch procurement procedures in new sites
  • Earn the trust of key stakeholders as the Procurement function transitions
  • Ensure global alignment in all processes advocating actively improvements
  • Define and report on key metrics that measure effectiveness of supply and cost savings
  • Proactively support business owners to ensure equipment / consumables / service availability to meet agreed timescales
  • EXPERIENCE :

  • Good understanding of standard procurement & inventory management procedures as well as industry standards
  • Very strong communication skills (English and at least one other EU language)
  • High precision in verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems in a multi-organization and multi-set of books environment.
  • Experienced in engaging Oracle Support to research and resolve issues
  • Previous experience in Purchasing including supplier relationship management
  • Experience in an international Company
  • Contract and Price negotiation experience
  • Very strong MS Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision.
  • Root cause analysis and complex problem solving skills are important.
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse set of business customers and drive consensus when conflicting requirements are identified.
  • EDUCATION :

  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  • 3 years’ minimum professional experience in a project sourcing or equivalent role
  • SOURCING AND PURCHASING COMPETENCIES :

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Project management skills
  • Vendor management and engagement experience
  • EXPERIENCE :

  • Good understanding of standard procurement & industry standards
  • Very strong communication skills (local language and English)
  • High precision in verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems in a multi-organization and multi-set of books environment.
  • Previous experience in Purchasing including supplier relationship management
  • Experience in an international Company
  • Contract and Price negotiation experience
  • Very strong MS Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision.
  • Root cause analysis and complex problem solving skills are important.
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse set of business customers and drive consensus when conflicting requirements are identified.
  • EDUCATION :

  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  • 3 years’ minimum professional experience in a project sourcing or equivalent role
  • SOURCING AND PURCHASING COMPETENCIES :

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Project management skills
  • Vendor management and engagement experience
  • TRAVEL REQUIREMENT :

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.

    We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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