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Strategic Buyer

Your responsibilities:

  • You will work cross-functionally with operations, sales, services and quality to conduct supplier RFI, RFP, RFQ, delivery and quality management and involve in Price negotiation, deal with daily sourcing project request efficiently, contract management as local category buyer.

  • You will cooperate with SQE/Technical team to manage and improve supplier key quality issue performance and you will be managing and achieve supplier KPI target from supply chain management, OTD/OQD/Cost Saving/Cost Avoidance/Payment Terms/Claiming, etc.

  • You will identify and drive 2nd source project among R&D, technical, quality and suppliers, well organized and coordinated ability and develop fulfilment strategies with key suppliers to drive supplier fulfilment excellence and achieve in-stock, inventory excellence and supply chain efficiency.

  • You will work with category manager to initiate supplier sourcing, qualification and creation, PPAP, Supplier Performance Evaluation, annual bidding and deal with escalated and urgent supplier delivery/quality/service issues.

  • You will be involved in other work assigned by manager.

  • Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • Bachelor/master's degree, major in Mechanical/Electric Engineering with oversea experience is preferred.

  • Experience in SAP system reengineering is required.

  • Familiar in supplier chain optimization, self-motivated, independent and project management experience.

  • Strong teamwork abilities and able to effectively collaborate with peers in other functions/divisions.

  • Excellent in Microsoft skills, excel, PPT, Power BI, etc.

  • Sincerity and pioneering spirit must be followed as key values.

  • Use written/oral English as daily works.

  • Good communication skills and ability to work across multiple functions and cross cultural, drive action via the consensus with internal and external stakeholders.

Location Xi'An, Shaanxi, China
Job type Full time
Experience Entry Level
Job function Supply Chain
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-15
Reference number R0046431

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.