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Operational Buying Coordinator

Operational Buying Coordinator

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Nestle is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Operational Buying Coordinator. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of purchasing activities related to maintenance and engineering projects, ensuring efficient procurement of technical materials, and maintaining effective relationships with vendors. Your expertise in purchasing or accounts payable with attention to detail will contribute to the smooth and successful execution of our operations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Create purchase orders in SAP or other purchasing systems for all engineering-related purchasing activities, including parts, third-party maintenance, services, contracts, and supplies.
  • Perform all Procure to Pay functions for Capital & Extraordinary Maintenance projects, assisting project engineers in tracking actual and committed spending.
  • Ensure efficient procurement of technical materials originating from work orders and purchase requisitions, overseeing the ordering process until goods are received and final payments are made.
  • Assist Engineering & Maintenance personnel in creating work orders and purchase requisitions, including vendor selection, pricing, and account and cost center assignments.
  • Coordinate the quotation process for equipment repairs and rebuilds, providing Engineering with repair versus new pricing, and creating purchase orders upon approval.
  • Verify that the proper sales and use tax is paid or accrued for all technical purchases to ensure compliance with taxing authorities.
  • Resolve blocked and parked invoices within SAP workflow, working closely with Accounts Payable and vendors to ensure timely resolution of payment issues.
  • Collect vendor acknowledgments and price changes, making necessary adjustments to orders as needed.
  • Resolve problems related to incorrect shipments, collaborating with receivers and vendors to find appropriate resolutions.
  • Run expediting reports and proactively address any issues to ensure parts are available in the supply crib and critical downtime items are expedited on a daily basis.
  • Assist Engineering and Accounting teams in analyzing and controlling costs associated with purchasing activities.
  • Perform GR/IR reconciliation and resolve any discrepancies that arise.
  • Serve as a contact person for new vendors, submitting vendor profile forms to establish master data setup in SAP, and forwarding updates for SAP master data as needed.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with all vendors, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Maintain files in accordance with records retention policies, ensuring proper documentation and organization.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field Preferred.
  • Proven experience in operational buying or procurement, preferably in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in using SAP or other purchasing systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Nestle is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Operational Buying Coordinator. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of purchasing activities related to maintenance and engineering projects, ensuring efficient procurement of technical materials, and maintaining effective relationships with vendors. Your expertise in purchasing or accounts payable with attention to detail will contribute to the smooth and successful execution of our operations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Create purchase orders in SAP or other purchasing systems for all engineering-related purchasing activities, including parts, third-party maintenance, services, contracts, and supplies.
  • Perform all Procure to Pay functions for Capital & Extraordinary Maintenance projects, assisting project engineers in tracking actual and committed spending.
  • Ensure efficient procurement of technical materials originating from work orders and purchase requisitions, overseeing the ordering process until goods are received and final payments are made.
  • Assist Engineering & Maintenance personnel in creating work orders and purchase requisitions, including vendor selection, pricing, and account and cost center assignments.
  • Coordinate the quotation process for equipment repairs and rebuilds, providing Engineering with repair versus new pricing, and creating purchase orders upon approval.
  • Verify that the proper sales and use tax is paid or accrued for all technical purchases to ensure compliance with taxing authorities.
  • Resolve blocked and parked invoices within SAP workflow, working closely with Accounts Payable and vendors to ensure timely resolution of payment issues.
  • Collect vendor acknowledgments and price changes, making necessary adjustments to orders as needed.
  • Resolve problems related to incorrect shipments, collaborating with receivers and vendors to find appropriate resolutions.
  • Run expediting reports and proactively address any issues to ensure parts are available in the supply crib and critical downtime items are expedited on a daily basis.
  • Assist Engineering and Accounting teams in analyzing and controlling costs associated with purchasing activities.
  • Perform GR/IR reconciliation and resolve any discrepancies that arise.
  • Serve as a contact person for new vendors, submitting vendor profile forms to establish master data setup in SAP, and forwarding updates for SAP master data as needed.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with all vendors, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Maintain files in accordance with records retention policies, ensuring proper documentation and organization.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field Preferred.
  • Proven experience in operational buying or procurement, preferably in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in using SAP or other purchasing systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

303239 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340


Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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