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Type: Full Time
Location: Sacramento, California
Acara Solutions is looking for Buying Professional for our client located in Sacramento, CA
Implements Commodity strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials.
Contributes to implementation and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).
Prepares and conducts negotiations to obtain highest feasible savings.
Generates, documents and implements savings to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.
Executes Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification).
Ensures a close cooperation with Internal Customers (requisitioners) to ensure customer care and early involvement.
Provides supplier information to the project and conducts project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations).
Performing all topics outlined in respective position profiles.
They will support and assist in supplier procedures (i.e. analysis, audits, controlling reports, analyzing issues and preparing supplier visits, market and price research activities) in a related SCM organization.
They focus on interpretation and application of procedures, analyze issues, implement changes, and may advise and guide operational positions in their area of specialism.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Buying Professional.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in GRIP Leveling Core Chart 'Operations
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Master degree university
Commodity Procurement Operations (alt: 'Buyer'; 'Purchaser')Commodity Professional (Starter):Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional position, with extensive knowledge of a range of specific standardized commodities, semi-products, services, etc.
Semi- professional positions with extensive knowledge of a range of specific processes and systems
Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.