FieldCore Buyer II in Surabaya, Indonesia

Requisition Number 18-1400

Post Date 10/10/2018

Title Buyer II

City Surabaya

Country Indonesia


FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and

people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and

wind power markets. For more information, check out

Role Summary/Purpose

The Buyer II is responsible for sourcing goods and services that meet corporate as well as specific business unit needs and objectives, which allow the company to perform tasks more efficiently and provide greater return on investment on goods purchased. The

Buyer II’s responsibilities may include leading the vendor selection process, negotiating pricing structures, terms and conditions for moderate to complex purchase orders/contracts, monitoring contract performance, participating in ongoing vendor management,

and providing direct responsibility for regional Buyers.

Essential Function

  • Convert business function requisitions and statements of work to purchase orders, selecting suppliers per policy and procedure, and prices per contract or negotiation, and place with suppliers

  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs

  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities

  • Initiate bid/quote process for internal customers, supplies and equipment; consult with users and outside consultants to develop specifications; perform bid analysis and make recommendations regarding purchases; prepare and facilitate contracts

  • Use information from interviews, site visits, seminars, trade shows, internet, commercial and technical publications, and other contacts to develop and maintain an effective vendor base to procure various services, equipment, materials, and supplies

  • Participate in or lead Sourcing team in strategy development, cost savings efforts, and associated reporting

  • Monitor heavy spend items and collaborate with region strategic team to suggest alternative approaches to reduce cost

  • Assist with identifying, implementing and tracking year over year savings/costs for high spend commodities

  • Review, evaluate, and monitor purchase requisitions for proper authorization, specifications, and compliance

  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance

  • Research and resolve receiving and accounts payable issues

  • Monitor work flow in the department in the absence of the Sourcing Manager

  • Provide mentorship /guidance for the local Buyers to include G&O development in addition to coordinating work efforts to ensure integration and completion of work against expectations

  • Maintain all Sr. / Lead Buyer related metrics to include root cause corrective action

  • Perform other duties as assignedQualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum five years purchasing experience

  • Experience with procurement and purchasing systems is requiredDesired Characteristics

  • Subject matter expert for purchasing practices and procedures, including vendor qualification and performance monitoring

  • Solid analytical skills and strong results oriented aptitude

  • Advanced computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office and MRP / ERP systems

  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Skillful in establishing and maintaining working relationships with departments and suppliers

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment independently and with time constraints

  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and creative thought processing skills

  • Some travel required

  • English proficiency required