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Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.




Position Description

Requisition Processing - ensure compliance to policies/update in real time

Verify correct buying channel - catalogs, One Card, and other buying options if applicable

Advise on optimizing buy for the company – PO Placement date etc.

Ensure correct UNSPSC Code

Customer service – help/train requesters on policy and setup of requisitions/special requests

Ensure buyer involvement with the request if needed – via collaboration chat or other

Approve all purchase order requests as submitted by the requester after due diligence

Contact requisition approvers and buyers as required ensuring timely requisition approval as needed

Obtain quotes/SOWs etc. where necessary

Provide timely order status to requisitioners

Approve Purchase Orders in 3 other ERP systems

Enforce the Global Buying Policy


Position Scope

Responsible for reviewing “by description” purchase requisitions and assure compliance to the Global Buying Policy, as well as customer service to internal employees.  This will include, but is not limited to, helping/training people on how to set up a requisition properly, utilize collaboration chat to converse with employees, adhere to compliance checkpoints like NDA, COI, Buyer involvement in purchases, correct UNSPSC Code, correct “type” of requisition (standing order, progress payment, etc.), follow up on status of requisitions, reporting etc.   Also, may be involved in invoice resolution.  This buyer will also be responsible to address the correct buying channel.  This buyer will work with requesters to increase catalog spend and increase credit card spend.  Also – Level 2 approval for purchase orders in different ERP systems


Required Skills

Customer Service skills

Ability to “push back” at times regarding buying channel

Ability to handle multiple/competing priorities

Able to learn and understand the end to end Requisition to Payment Process, Global Buying Policy, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, all other legal/legislative mandates as required.

Communication skills

Ability to follow a clear SOP


Desired Skills

Language Skills - English is a must. Other languages like German, French, Spanish, Polish, Mandarin are a plus

Understanding of Performance Excellence tools

Ability to utilize multiple software systems


Desire for a career in GSM


Education & Experience required

Bachelor’s degree or higher

Business/Procurement/Supply Chain Experience

0% - 5% of Travel Requirements (domestic and/or international)



Pay Grade: Grade A 

Employee Referral Amount: $8,000.00