Supply Chain Buyer

ABB LTD Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you're helping to create a better world. The business you'll secure and the partnerships you'll build will touch the lives of millions when they lead to sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improved safety for workers in auto plants.ABB is seeking a Supply Chain Buyer / Planner for the Phoenix, Arizona location. You will be responsible for buy and maintain through supply chain processes all finished goods, service spares and all other goods required for the solar group to maintain day to day operations. Planning reorder points, verifying shipments both internal and external and maintaining inventory numbers in accordance with planned business unit objectives.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited:

  • Forecasting: Maintain balance files with forecasting numbers to ensure proper inventory of finished and spare goods. Produce monthly and annual forecasting files across all product lines.

  • Planning: Produce and analyze open order work reports, PO placement both internal and external, review logistical functions to ensure timely delivery maintaining cost projections, plan for special projects as required by business requirements.

  • Communications: Responsible for working directly with senior management to maintain Sales order and projection reports, inventory levels in local and remote warehouses and third-party warehouses as well as repair center inventory management. Provide single point of contact for all parts escalations and projects.

  • Database Entry: Responsible for issuing purchase orders as required by business needs, maintain parts movements within SAP and Basware as required and have proficiency in running SCM reports from all internal systems.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree and Minimum 5 years of experience associated with Buyer or Purchasing related role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with reports and peers.

  • Self-Starter Exceptional Analytical skills.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Candidate must be detailed oriented, and willing to work within a fast-paced environment with constant change within his or her job responsibilities.

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Candidate should have the ability to multitask as required within numerous processes and several computing platforms (SAP, CRM, Salesforce).

  • Understanding of the solar industry is a plus.

  • Proficient in the English language, Spanish speaking is a plus.

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Building Products

Date posted: 2018-09-27 Job function: Purchasing and Supply Management Publication ID: US66523057_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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