P&L Specialist (Buyer)

P&L Specialist (Buyer)
ABB, Saudi Arabia

2 Years
0 - 0 USD
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
As Described in Job Ad
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 13, 2021
Last Date
Mar 13, 2021

Job Description

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Your responsibilities

Supplier identification & Registration - Identifies new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category

team. Qualifies new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier

Quality, HSE and Engineering specialists. Registration in local ABB System as well as in SAP Ariba.

Negotiations - Negotiates agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews price lists, terms and conditions.

Contracts - Adapts corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Recommends frame agreements to management, and executes upon approval.

Bid Analysis - Analyzes and evaluates bids in order to determine the optimal value.

Sales Support - Supports bids and proposal teams by providing relevant market information and early involvement in tenders where risks involved and above thresh-hold value. Arrange quotes from Qualified/approved suppliers through ABB Procure.

Goods Received - Tracks goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing.

Supplier Performance - Oversees supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time), and resolves performance issues.

Orders - Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.

Customer Alignment - Aligns supplier orders with customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements) in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.

Process Alignment - Conducts all Procurement & Logistics activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures SAP Ariba global supplier relationship management platform is kept updated as defined in procedures. Maintains updated information for any purchasing parameters and indicators.

SCM KPI Reporting - Contribute to achieve below SCM KIP targets; CR: Cost Reduction %, TCI: Tender Cost Improvement, TOP: Time of Payment & SQP: Supplier Qualification % set by LBL.

Job Specification

Your background

Ideally you'll hold a University Degree preferred in Supply Chain/Engineering is essential, with Project procurement and execution skills in SCM.

with 3 - 5 years experience in the related field.

High level communication skills with intercultural sensitivity in a global organization.

Prior knowledge of ABB global business, policies and organization will be of an advantage.

Knowledge of commodity / business relevant supply markets supporting global business.

Negotiation skills and strong business ethics should be displayed.

Building knowledge of related disciplines in the organization. May work under direct supervision or independently. May instruct or coach junior colleagues.


Industrial Automation - Dubai, United Arab Emirates