Purchasing Associate

Posted 03 Apr 2024

Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila - Philippines

Req Id 273556


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


The Purchasing Associate will support the shared services center in the day to day process (P2P) for indirect spend within a specific category or regional area(s).


Your Role:  

 Major responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure full compliance of procurement activities which are aligned with Procurement Code of Ethics, policies and procedures. 
  • Support Europe entities in their P2P process using the ERP system
  • Purchase Requisition validation, compliance checking
  • Purchase order creation, releasing and monitoring
  • Perform Purchase Order changes/modifications
  • Respond to inquiries of internal customer and supplier regarding purchase order status, changes, or cancellations and other procurement related concerns.
  • Follow-up/expedite deliveries of purchased items, samples required to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other supply problems.
  • Create and maintain process documentation for the P2P process of the entities supported.
  • Support the Team Leader and Manager in establishing the BCP of the Procurement team.
  • Implement process optimization to increase working efficiency.
  • Perform other procurement Ad hoc tasks that may be assigned from time to time.


Who You Are:

•    A graduate of any bachelor’s degree.
•    Background in using Oracle/Ariba/SAP system as a Buyer is preferred •    Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
•    1-2 years Procurement Buyer experience and knowledge, preferably from shared service center 
•    Good communications skills (oral and written), with analytical skills
•    Good interpersonal skills
•    Quick learner, flexible, responsible, and result-oriented and can work under pressure.
•    Resourceful, driven, proactive and independent.
•    Ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure.
•    Has sound planning and time management skills.
•    Willing to take challenge and work in a multi-cultural work environment.
•    Has the ability to plan, organize, monitor and deliver targets.
•    Amenable to work in BGC, Taguig
•    Amenable to work on a mid shift schedule (3pm-12am)


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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