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Purchasing Expert

Carl Zeiss Inc White Plains, NY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

To enable the ZEISS Group’s future growth Shared Services support the Business Segments and Business Units to ensure scalability as well as effectiveness and efficiency.
In this full-time process excellence role, you are the Expert who will roll out new technical solutions and processes for purchasing as well as improve existing. You will do so cooperating closely with the departments across ZEISS’s Business Units working within the purchase to pay processes to ensure improvements and efficiencies are gained throughout the entire process. Your goal will be to deliver benefits to the organization driving digitalization and automation.

Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):
• Analyze existing processes within procurement to pay
• Develop solutions to improve the processes while focusing on increased performance towards the end customer, and cost efficiency. Make use of harmonization and scalability to drive digitalization.
• Actively identify and seek out new opportunities to reduce cost and increase optimization of existing processes (e.g. online catalog)
• Discuss processes and improvements with stakeholders within the company to get commitment.
• Collaborate and develop strong relationships and an active network within ZEISS regionally and globally to facilitate change.
• Manage projects to implement improvements (e.g. change in processes, implementation of tools).
• Support the NPM Team and other colleagues by providing regular reporting and ad hoc data as needed (some manual (Excel) some automated)
• Be the GoTo person for the Business Units for the NPM tools:
o Support
o Maintenance
o Development
o Training (incl. creating documentation on tools)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, IT, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience purchasing systems, data warehouses, finance.
  • Experience managing complex projects in a complex environment.
  • Ability to analyze opportunities for cost and efficiency improvement.
  • Financial skills to assess the total cost of processes.
  • Communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills necessary to build effective working relationships with stakeholders at different management levels and supply partners. Facilitate cross-organizational discussions and drive consensus on strategies and processes globally.
  • Expertise in data and process analysis.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of technical, sales, manufacturing, management personnel and business process owners up to senior management.
  • Be comfortable acting as a change agent and be able to keep the “big picture” in focus, in order to create win-win outcomes.
  • Strong IT skills for MS Office, SAP FI and WM, Jaggaer, data warehouses, SharePoint.
  • Able and willing to frequently travel within the US and Internationally.
  • Have a strong intrinsic motivation.
Company Description
Carl Zeiss Inc- an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics.

Carl Zeiss Inc- solutions contribute to world optics development and technological progress. With our passion for excellence, we create value for our customers and inspire the world to see in new ways.

Carl Zeiss Inc

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Carl Zeiss Inc - an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics.

Carl Zeiss Inc- an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. Carl Zeiss Inc- solutions contribute to world optics development and technological progress. With our passion for excellence, we create value for our customers and inspire the world to see in new ways.

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