CA / Staffing - Buyer II / CRNGJP00013478

  • Location
    Sunnyvale, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing

Day to Day Responsibilities: (role within group / projects within group)

-Responsible for assured supply of materials, equipment and services, (on time, best price, high quality) in addition to competitive costs, minimizing inventories and supplier performance

- Integrate into the Corning West Technology Center to establish linkage with new and existing projects to communicate policies and procedures related to Global Supply Management (GSM) and establish shared objectives to drive results.

-Manage the end to end Source to Pay processes in part with the Ariba suite of tools; help define requirements, executing non-disclosure agreements, certificates of insurance, and agreements/contracts as appropriate.

-Ensure the buy channel strategy is efficiently utilized including vendor add process, transaction reductions, credit card utilization and description buy process.

-Work with internal customers to establish requirements, support development of appropriations requests, develop sourcing strategies, evaluate the potential supply chain, ensure intellectual property protection and total cost of ownership utilizing supplier and market intelligence. (low cost sourcing activities, consortiums, competitive bidding etc... for cost savings, and/or value add opportunities.

-Lead Buyer sourcing activities; create RFI, RFP, RFQ's (requests for information, proposal or quote).

-Negotiate agreements and develop contracts with potential and/or current major suppliers to obtain maximum value. Deploy suppliers and processes to Corning locations.

- Review spend reports with Project managers and lab Director to forecast commitments.

- Manage supplier performance with Supplier Relationship Management tools and resolve performance issues. Collaborate with technical and engineering teams to maintain effective supplier relationships

-Identify opportunities to leverage and integrate the GSM Services into the west coast technology center.

-Provide oversight of customs and shipping activities for Domestic and International Shipping. Scope of Position:

- Deploys GSM strategies and plans to make decisions necessary to purchase product or services aligned with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.

-Creates and maintains contractual documents (Supply Agreements, Pricing Agreements, Non- Disclosure Agreements, Certificates of Insurance, etc.).

-Owns/Assists with Supplier Relationship Management Process (including supplier audits)

-Recommends changes to purchasing practices/supply management to ensure conformance with established laws, policies, and ethical principles). Participates in the planning and implementation of these changes.

-Participates in cross-functional teams focused on process improvements, cost reduction and supply chain issue resolution

-Protects Intellectual Property (IP).

-Ensures compliance with internal and external auditing requirements related especially to GSM or any other certification (if applicable)

-Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy. Ensures compliance.

-Facilitates the Appropriations Request process with project managers and manages spend reports for the Technology center with key stakeholders.

-Support department budgets, become familiar with PeopleSoft, Enter Purchase orders as needed.

-Run project spending reports and distribute to PMs.

-Assist with preparation of the annual department and capital budgets.

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