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Senior IT Buyer [8746]

Company Name:
Weyerhaeuser
To apply directly to this position, please visit www.wy.com/careers and search for job number 8746 or follow this link: http://weyer.jobs/8746.

The IT Supplier Management unit, part of Weyerhaeuser's IT group, provides procurement, relationship management and governance oversight for all of Weyerhaeuser's external IT and Corporate suppliers. Services focus on: the oversight of all supplier activities; leadership of issue resolution and other governance activities; assistance to delivery unit teams for the planning and sourcing of new services; and other activities required to effectively and efficiently execute Weyerhaeuser's Information Technology and Corporate Services strategy.

This position will work closely with the IT customer base, IT Line of Business delivery managers, and IT project managers.

Key Functions:
The Senior IT Buyer is responsible for all the non-routine procurement of a wide variety of Information Technology commodities, including hardware, software and services, which require the application of advanced procurement procedures and technical knowledge.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Employ advanced critical thinking and writing skills in the evaluation, coordination, and development of the more complex specifications requests for commodities and services;
Expedites ordering and delivery process for commodities or services, and assures invoice payment by monitoring the process from initiation of a purchase order through the receipt of the goods or services and billing from the vendor or supplier.
Review and manage software license requests and compliance, including: tracking, assignment from surplus, or purchase;
Accountability for hardware and software maintenance renewal POs
Issuing POs for IT related consulting service agreement/SOWs;
Compile and review data for monthly IT Acquisition metrics
Pursue efficiency opportunities for routine and non-routine Acquisition processes across IT commodities;
Recommend sourcing alternatives and new suppliers based on quality, service and competitive pricing;
Provides Licensing and IT Acquisition consultation and guidance for resources internal and external to the Supplier Mgmt and Infrastructure teams
Manages suppliers adherence to deliver best in class Pricing, Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) and Service Levels through use of contract governance and review practices;
Identifies varied sources of commodities and services, evaluates bids, awards and negotiates contracts and purchase orders, develops standards for new products or services, maintains contact with vendors, and maintains comprehensive descriptions of available products and current prices

About Weyerhaeuser
We grow trees and make forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our wood products are used to build homes, where families are sheltered and raised. Our cellulose fibers are used to make diapers and other hygiene products that keep people clean and healthy. We innovate to use trees in products you may not expect, such as fabric, plastics and energy. We're serious about safety, focused on performance and proud of what we do. In every corner of our company, you'll find talented people who care about each other, the communities where we operate, and the planet we all share.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to join us as we work together to grow a truly great company for our shareholders, customers and employees.

Requirements:
B.S./B.A. Degree in Business or Procurement related field.
At least 5 years IT procurement experience or Progressive Contract and Vendor Management responsibilities.
Demonstrated familiarity and knowledge of software licensing, Infrastructure including: compute, storage and network, and application.
Has sourcing or vendor management experience in one of the following: Software, Telephony, Hardware, Maintenance, Labor.
Must be self motivated, able to multi-task and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including both written and verbal, for effective interface with all internal and external contacts/stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications
CPM/CPSM certification desired.
Demonstrates business acumen, functional understanding of accounting and adopt to practical application.
Solid analytical, and computer skills (MS Office Pro Suite, SharePoint) required to understand business practices and to recommend opportunities.
Experience in automated procurement tools (SAP preferred) and IT ticketing systems knowledge.
Understanding/familiarity of procure to pay processes including A/P transaction processing.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

To apply directly to this position, please visit www.wy.com/careers and search for job number 8746 or follow this link: http://weyer.jobs/8746.

Please note, any resumes sent via e-mail will not be considered; all resumes must be sent via online application.


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