Buyer Senior Analyst (Japanese Speaker)

Buyer Senior Analyst (Japanese Speaker)

3M Service Center APAC Inc
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Perform simple to moderate transactional buying activities for a specific assigned country/ies, region or area, which includes (but not limited to) the following:
o Managing the purchase order process to completion
o Maintaining price information in the system
o Follow thru on PO deliveries and vendor coordination
o 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.)

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

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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