VIVA USA Inc Buying Professional in Sacramento, California

Req Ref No: RPCABP17-34 Location: Sacramento, CA Duration: 12 Months



SAP experience required JDE experience required At least 5 yrs experience required in Buying position

Summary :

Implements Commodity strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials. Contributes to implementation and ensure usage of globally defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).* Prepares and conducts negotiations to obtain highest feasible savings. Generates, documents and implements savings to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.* Executes Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification). Ensures a close cooperation with Internal Customers (requisitioners) to ensure customer care and early involvement. Provides supplier information to the project and conducts project-specific supplier evaluations (project evaluations). Comodity Procurement Operations (alt: "Buyer"; "Purchaser")Commodity Professional (Starter):Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional position, with extensive knowledge of a range of specific standardized commodities, semi-products, services, etc., performing all topics outlined in respective position profiles, Or: Entry-level academic professional positions, needed sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories: They will support and assist in supplier procedures (i.e. analysis, audits, controlling reports, analyzing issues and preparing supplier visits, market and price research activities) in a related SCM organization.Higher Level: M aster degree universityLower level: Bachelor Degree "Professional Starter"Positions support business processes, solution of technical issues, development of new methodologies, procedures, tools and products with their theoretical and/or practical know how and understanding. They focus on interpretation and application of procedures, analyze issues, implement changes, and may advise and guide operational positions in their area of specialism. Entry-level academic Bachelor positions, needed sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories; certifications in specific fields might be required


Vocationally trained and experienced (semi-) professional positions with extensive knowledge of a range of specific processes and systems (see -? GRIP Leveling Core Chart "Operations") 0-2 years Professional Qualification with basic knowledge in a technical field. Work is routine in a related field of work, gaining experience through focused inhouse-training.

Qualification :

Must Have

Accounting/Finance A/P and 5 years A/R and 5 years ACTGCLERCL and 5 years Admin 10BASET and 0 years

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.