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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of € 41.5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all over the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Coordinator, Purchasing
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Atlanta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

The Purchasing Coordinators primary role is to perform all duties related to transactional purchase order entry in a purchasing software program, and ensures efficient, smooth operational flow in the transactional purchasing of indirect goods and services. Responsibilities include issuing purchase orders to our suppliers as well as managing all post PO activities related to the purchasing process. Ensures timely processing of purchase requests: Accurately types all required information from purchase requisition to purchase order. This role works closely with suppliers, internal customers and other key members of the PSM department. 

  • Auto creates transactional purchase orders from approved requisition pool for departments.
  • Review purchase requisitions for completeness and place orders with approved suppliers for US Field Operations and corporate office locations.
  • Process requisitions to create PO according to current SOP’s and distribute accordingly.
  • Communicate with all internal customers for requisition clarifications, inquires, missing information and provide guidance when required.
  • Address and resolve all PO rejections and exceptions, this includes engaging the appropriate stakeholder when necessary to assist in the resolution.
  • Ensure all PO’s are in accordance with the departments SLA and compliance is upheld.
  • Assists branch and office personnel with purchasing questions, supplier enquiries and escalate if needed.
  • Follow purchasing instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Monitors delivery dates, send reminders and coordinates with vendor and department to verify process completion.
  • Reviews price differences between PO & supplier and clarifies with the responsible manager and/or department.
  • Provides support services to other members of the PSM department.
  • Act as central contact person for departments on transactional purchases.
  • Foster close working relationships with branches, departments and corporate office staff.
  • Relay cost change information to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Resolve pricing discrepancies or other requisition / PO issues.
  • Receive, analyze, and resolve supplier inquiries, service issues, disputes, and payment discrepancies.
  • Participate in supplier performance and feedback assessments.

Your profile

  • 2 + years working within transactional & operational purchasing, procedures, policies and systems.
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP, SAP and Ariba Procure-to-Pay systems or equivalent system.
  • Superior customer service experience.
  • Able to follow adherence to purchasing practices, compliance and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills required in interacting with both internal and external resources.
  • Ensure supplier compliance and policies are met.
  • Perform day-day transactional purchasing functions.
  • Advisors management of opportunities to improve cost, performance or process using facts, research & analysis.
  • Gather, update and distribute reports.
  • Other duties as assigned to assist with PSM leadership.
  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree

Relocation benefits may be available to current active full time thyssenkrupp Elevator employees subject to applicable eligibility criteria. Relocation benefits are not available to external candidates or candidates on a temporary  assignment with the company. 

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

The Purchasing Coordinators primary role is to perform all duties related to transactional purchase order entry in a purchasing software program, and ensures efficient, smooth operational flow in the transactional purchasing of indirect goods and services. Responsibilities include issuing purchase orders to our suppliers as well as managing all post PO activities related to the purchasing process. Ensures timely processing of purchase requests: Accurately types all required information from purchase requisition to purchase order. This role works closely with suppliers, internal customers and other key members of the PSM department. 

  • Auto creates transactional purchase orders from approved requisition pool for departments.
  • Review purchase requisitions for completeness and place orders with approved suppliers for US Field Operations and corporate office locations.
  • Process requisitions to create PO according to current SOP’s and distribute accordingly.
  • Communicate with all internal customers for requisition clarifications, inquires, missing information and provide guidance when required.
  • Address and resolve all PO rejections and exceptions, this includes engaging the appropriate stakeholder when necessary to assist in the resolution.
  • Ensure all PO’s are in accordance with the departments SLA and compliance is upheld.
  • Assists branch and office personnel with purchasing questions, supplier enquiries and escalate if needed.
  • Follow purchasing instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Monitors delivery dates, send reminders and coordinates with vendor and department to verify process completion.
  • Reviews price differences between PO & supplier and clarifies with the responsible manager and/or department.
  • Provides support services to other members of the PSM department.
  • Act as central contact person for departments on transactional purchases.
  • Foster close working relationships with branches, departments and corporate office staff.
  • Relay cost change information to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Resolve pricing discrepancies or other requisition / PO issues.
  • Receive, analyze, and resolve supplier inquiries, service issues, disputes, and payment discrepancies.
  • Participate in supplier performance and feedback assessments.
Your profile
  • 2 + years working within transactional & operational purchasing, procedures, policies and systems.
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP, SAP and Ariba Procure-to-Pay systems or equivalent system.
  • Superior customer service experience.
  • Able to follow adherence to purchasing practices, compliance and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills required in interacting with both internal and external resources.
  • Ensure supplier compliance and policies are met.
  • Perform day-day transactional purchasing functions.
  • Advisors management of opportunities to improve cost, performance or process using facts, research & analysis.
  • Gather, update and distribute reports.
  • Other duties as assigned to assist with PSM leadership.
  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree

Relocation benefits may be available to current active full time thyssenkrupp Elevator employees subject to applicable eligibility criteria. Relocation benefits are not available to external candidates or candidates on a temporary  assignment with the company.