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Date: Nov 17, 2021

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.

 

Buyer

 

Daily support/involvement in capital projects assisting the capital buyers with transactional help and problem solving while following the Global Buying Policy.This position could work on retrieving Non-disclosure agreements and supplier insurance certificates from suppliers, and assist buyers with the following:e-RFx, e-auction, PO issues, invoice issues, supplier communication etc.For a more detailed view of possible tasks, see below.This position will work closely with the PPG transactional team as well as Shared Services.You will assist capital buyers on special requests and facilitate expediting of emergency orders.You will be asked to assist internal customers with Requisition to Payment and Procurement processes and procedures.

 

Details:

Stage 1 - Define Requirements

Capital Buyer has the relationship with the business – starts a project

 

Stage 2 – Select Supplier

Supplier searches

eRFI, eRFP, e-auction etc.

Supplier setups (Ariba – PeopleSoft, SAP)

Onboarding fees

Request / Review supplier docs in Ariba (Agreement, NDA, COI)

Ad-hoc Ariba searches for any necessary docs for suppliers as requested

Supplier training for Ariba

eRFI, eRFP, e-auction etc.

E-auction, e-RFx

ex. – One time buy – or off the shelf – we will run auction; if more complex, we will work with you

Develop a template for RFP

Add/edit content, answer emails, provide back-up – team member on the event

Supplier Capabilities (RFI)

 

Stage 3 – Produce the Agreement

Work with the contract managers to get agreements completed

 

Stage 4 – Manage the supplier

Supplier profile information issues in Ariba or ERP

PO set up for progress payments

Invoice/Payment issues

Onboarding Fees

 

Stage 5 – Assess Performance

 

Required Skills

•Communications Skills - working with the businesses, the Global Supply Management function, suppliers and the Shared Services Center

•Customer Service – working with internal customers and external suppliers

•Decision Making - must have the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment

  Multi-tasking and Priority Setting

  Software competencies - Proficient in Microsoft (Word, Excel - Outlook)

  Analytical Sills - must display strong analytical qualities

  Data Analysis - turning data into actionable information

  English speaking a must

 

Desired Skills

•Operations experience

•PeopleSoft, Ariba, SAP Procurement knowledge

•Performance Excellence skills set

•Problem Solving

•Team leadership and participation

 

Soft Skills

•Results oriented

•Detail oriented

•Able to work without direct supervision but as member of a team

•Oral communication and persuasive skills

•Ability to establish positive relationships with internal customers

 

Requirements

•Bachelor's degree

•2+ years of experience in similar position