Professional Services Buyer job Corning New York
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Professional Services Buyer Job



Employer Name: Corning SpiderID: 7788865
Location: Corning, New York Date Posted: 7/26/2018
Wage: Category: Purchasing/Buyers
Job Code: 32187

Job Description:
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success. It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation. GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Strategic sourcing, services management, and value generation using category management approach for professional service categories across NA region
Effective business partner engagement, service / project initiation, service optimization and implementation as basis of savings (net price change and value add) generation.
Regular reporting and communication on opportunities for business improvement, progress management, and performance management.
Contributing to all professional service categories (Primarily Corporate Services and Security but also supporting Consulting & Managed Services, HR, Travel, and Finance) management
Research and active identification of new supply sources, strategies, and opportunities where current approach is inadequate.
Obtaining services through e-Sourcing – bid management, contracting, negotiations, contract award and preparations for post contract management.
Resolving problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Exercising judgment and installing solutions within generally defined practices and policies.

Scope of Position:

Executes Professional Services actions, tactics, and strategies in accordance with Corning policy and Corning Category Management procedure – in alignment with Corning business partners, service centers, and key stakeholders.
Leads supplier identification, service management, and opportunities to enhance professional service solutions and performance. Leads and support cross category collaboration initiatives.
Reports to NA Professional Services Lead while supporting Category Leaders.


Job Requirements:
Required Skills:

Fluent written and spoken English
Procurement experience, fast learner, quick and innovative thinker, professional, and with exposure to senior management levels.
2+ years related work experience in business partner engagement / management, strategic sourcing, relationship management, and experience in an international organization.
Advanced MS Office and Ariba capabilities

Desired Skills

Experience in working with an international team.
Ambition to develop as a category management professional
Experience in sourcing of services
Experience with Ariba
Experience with e-sourcing

Soft Skills:

Independent and self-motivated team player. Ability to work within a team environment, internationally based.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Result focused. Fast learner. Quick thinker. Should possess problem solving skills.
Ethical and acts with integrity.
Exceptional oral communication skills. Ability to persuade and establish positive relationships with internal customers and suppliers
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work independently without direct supervision but as a team member

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

8AM – 5PM, MON – FRI

Travel Requirements:

15%

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Apply online at:
https://corningjobs.corning.com/job/Corning-Professional-Services-Buyer-NY-14830/492135800/


Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Contact Information:
Contact Name: Amy Vikara Company Type:
Company: Corning
City: Corning
State: New York
Zip: 14830
Web Site: https://corningjobs.corning.com/job/Corning-Professional-Services-Buyer-NY-14830

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