A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
Your role: As Purchasing Specialist, you perform all task related to operational procurement for all kinds of materials and services (indirect spend). You cooperate with many partners: internally (e.g. Sourcing Team, Accounts Payable, Goods Receiving Department, etc.) and externally (suppliers). You create and execute Purchase Orders (POs) and call offs from framework agreements for all kinds of materials and services, as well as you submit and archive them in compliance with local guidelines. In compliance with P2P SOP and local guidelines, you process Purchase Requisitions (PRs), clarify them if necessary with stakeholder and supplier, execute POs, and process Order Confirmations. You monitor as well Ddelivery date, create and maintain vendor master data and purchasing information records. In your daily communication, you deal with complex topics and issues. Occasionally, you participate and cooperate in Purchase-to-Pay process related projects.
Who you are:
• Expertise of a 3-year commercial education
• Min. 1 year of experience
• Additional professional development, e.g. specialist for purchase and material handling, is a nice to have
• Background in the area of operational Procurement / Purchasing is an advantage
• Knowledge of the Purchase-to-Pay process is beneficial
• Basic market and stakeholder knowledge
• Very good German and Intermediate English skills
• Extended knowledge of workplace-specific software and IT tools including SAP R/3
• Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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