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That's why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.
At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.
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Spot Buyer, Industrial
The Spot Buyer is responsible for day-to-day buying of non-strategic and strategic scopes. This role ensures that we buy in time for the right price and quality within our SLA's.
The Spot Buyer will deliver to Regional Procurement Office:
Prioritizes purchase requests to assure business continuity
Timely processing, tracking and reporting of purchase requests
Alignment with end users
The key accountabilities for this role include but are not restricted to:
Manage local purchase requisitions per defined strategies
Review instructions from/with Category Buyers
Verify purchase request quality and correct buying channel
Align with end users on missing specification
Clarify user requirements relating to free-text (one-time purchases)
Execute Spot Buys
Identify suppliers for specific need or categories
Utilize properly SAP
Analyse results, negotiate and select supplier
Create/amend contract if required and convert PR into PO
Support analysis requests, supplier enablement and contract administration for owned categories
Resolve workflow issues with price/quantity mismatches
Support end user with assisted buying including educating the user on buying channels
Escalate issues to Category Buyers.
The Spot Buyer covers the day-to-day buying of non-strategic and strategic directions, such as spare parts, equipment, capital investments and maintenance services;
The Spot Buyer ensures that SLAs with the business are being met and support all improvement initiatives and strategies
Category Buyers and Junior Category Buyers
PO Management Lead and Specialists
Sourcing Support Lead and Specialists
Content & IT Management Lead and Specialists
Technical team on the Breweries
University Degree or equivalent or adequate experience
Critical skills needed for success in this position:
Understanding of sourcing tools (SAP, SRM, etc)
Ability to conceptualize business impact focused analytics
Basic knowledge on using e-sourcing tools, including executing e-sourcing events
Communicating effectively by conveying information and ideas in a clear, meaningful, and timely manner, providing information to ensure understanding; solicit inputs and provide open candid conversations
Establishing collaborative working relationships
Languages: Local as the working language, English (Any other Language on top is advantage)
Preferred skills for this position:
Hands-on procurement experience
Experience and understanding of sourcing and analytics tools such as Ariba, advanced MS Excel, ERP SAP knowledge.
Experience in executing e-sourcing events