Buyer Senior Analyst (Japanese Speaker)

Buyer Senior Analyst (Japanese Speaker)

3M Service Center APAC Inc.
Metro Manila / NCR
2 - 6 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform simple to moderate transactional buying activities for a specific assigned country/ies, region or area, which includes (but not limited to) the following:
- Managing the purchase order process to completion
- Maintaining price information in the system
- Follow thru on PO deliveries and vendor coordination
- Purchasing reporting activities
• Resolving moderate to complex exceptions and handling inquiries from suppliers and stakeholders
• Follows a variety of clearly defined procedures under general guidance within Sourcing areas
• Ensures compliance to internal source-to-pay business rules and SOX controls
• Provide support to new member/s of the Buying Team (ie Buyer Analyst/s)
• Keep the SOP’s up to date by applying changes identified and aligned within Sourcing organization or because of improvement initiatives or audit
• Go-to person in his/her assigned country/ies, region (ie local Sourcing, Vendor, COE, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree in any Business, Engineering, Finance or any related courses
• 2-3 years’ experience within Sourcing area or purchasing transactional activities
• Excellent communication skills, fluent in English
• Highly customer service and quality-oriented mindset
• Proficient research, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Continuous improvement mindset
• Knowledge of sourcing principles
• Working knowledge of MS Office tools
• Structured approach to effectively and efficiently planning own workload
• Team oriented person who can focus on the details
• Knowledge of ERP/SAP, Sourcing Tools and Applications an advantage
• Knowledge in English, and Nihongo (Writing, Speaking, Listening and Reading Skills) are necessary for this role

Job Details

The Philippines site, located at the Bonifacio Stopover Corporate Center, is the third and final Global Service Center (GSC) of 3M Company, which will bring all the advantages of the GSC model to the Asia Pacific region. It is responsible for optimizing 3M Company’s delivery of transactional services in the region, and essentially strengthens 3M Company’s operations around the world, as all three GSCs will work together to bring the highest level of service no matter where they are. 3M Service Center will partner with the other GSCs to provide around-the-clock global service. It will host activities ranging from, among others, sourcing, IT, Finance, human resources, all of which are IT-enabled.

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