Does the idea of working for a progressive energy company and working with utility companies to keep the lights on sound BRIGHT to you? Are you interested in a career making the SMART GRID even SMARTER? Then energize your career with Alstom Grid!
ALSTOM Grid – Aleader in the grid management industry providing high-voltage equipment, engineered solutions, power electronics, automation, control rooms and service to utility and large industrial customers worldwide, has an opening for a Junior Buyer in its Philadelphia, PA location!
The Junior Buyer will work closely with the Project Buyers and operations team in support the unit’s purchases of R&D / Project / Production services, materials, and equipment and the commercial group’s procurement estimates and other functions within the business unit’s sourcing strategy, with the objective to provide the unit with the needed goods and services at the right cost, the right time and the right quality.
This position is responsible for:
Responsible for creation of Purchase Orders within the SAP system, obtaining all approvals necessary in order to provide to the vendor.
Create and manage Purchase Order (PO) logs on a weekly basis for follow up with vendors on PO acknowledgment, delivery, etc.
Ensure project invoices are in line with current PO values, if variances occur work with PM and Finance to modify.
Work with Finance/Shared Services for new vendor creation if new suppliers are chosen.
Manage all electronic and hard copies of project sourcing documents including approved requisition forms, purchase orders, purchase order acknowledgments.
All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.
2 to 3 years experience in industrial sourcing, business administration, OR university degree.
Experience working with SAP for preparing and maintaining purchasing documents.
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We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. ALSTOM Grid recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee.
Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join ALSTOM Grid today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!
Alstom is a worldwide leader in power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world. It provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind. It offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in more than 70 countries and had sales of over €23 billion in 2009/10 (pro forma figures).
About ALSTOM Grid
Alstom Grid, the newest sector of Alstom, has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids. Whether for utilities or electro-intensive industries or facilitating the trading of electricity, Alstom Grid brings power to their customers’ projects.
Alstom Grid ranks among the top 3 in electrical transmission sector with a sales turnover of approximately €3.5 billion in 2009. It has 20,000 employees and over 90 manufacturing and engineering sites worldwide. Its four main business areas are Products, Systems, Automation and Service. At the heart of the development of Smart Grid, Alstom Grid offers products, services and integrated energy management solutions across the full energy value chain—from power generation, through transmission and distribution grids and to the large end users.
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