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We are searching for a Buyer, who will be responsible for purchasing materials according to required technical specification, price, delivery schedule and terms. He or she will also ensure purchasing activities align with corporate purchasing policies and procedures.

Your responsibilities:

  • Initiate purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirm delivery with suppliers;
  • Track goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing;
  • Oversee supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, leadtime) and resolves performance issues;
  • Identify new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team;
  • Negotiate agreements with main suppliers and periodically renew pricelists, terms and conditions;
  • Analyze and evaluate bids in order to determine the optimal value;
  • Support bid and proposal teams by providing relevant market information;
  • Aligns supplier orders with customer requirements - based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) - in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price;
  • Conduct all Procurement & Logistics activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensure Pro-Supply global supplier relationship management platform is kept updated as defined in Pro-Supply procedure;
  • Live 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 or master degree in economics/engineering;
  • 1-3 years of experience as a Buyer or in similar roles;
  • Good knowledge of both Italian and English;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required;
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
Location Lodi, Lodi, Italy
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Supply Chain
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-15
Reference number R0046861

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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.