Operational Buyer

Requisition Number:  8682
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Madison, PA, US, 15663

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Lead Operational Buyer


Your Day to Day:

  • Lead procurement for issuance of purchase orders for the Fuels Operations at designated site and area of responsibility:
    • PO Processing and Administration
    • Supplier Delivery Management (OTD)
    • Invoice Resolution
    • Operational Excellence
    • Support and Utilise Business Systems and Tools
    • Supplier Data Management
    • Approved Supplier Oversight and Maintenance
    • Data Analysis, KPI’s and Reporting
    • Adherence to policies and procedures
  • Requests for quotations through RFQ/RFP and other methods, analyzing supplier proposals as appropriate, pricing, delivery, and Terms & Conditions aligned to our standards for materials, equipment, components, and services for assigned commodities
  • Manage the procurement process from engagement through to Purchase Order issuance and delivery
  • Drive for low turnaround processing of requisitions and delivery of material per our stakeholders
  • Facilitate purchase order change activities (including change requests, amendments, orders, ASL renewals, termination notices)
  • Reconcile invoice discrepancies working with AP and the supplier.
  • Have experience with managing supplier relations, resolving issues and improving supplier performance. Negotiating resolution of scope or cost increases, net terms, supplier claims and disputes
  • Maintain accurate status, documentation, and data for each allocated purchase order in SAP and other management system


Required to be successful in the role:

  • Very good communication & negotiation skills and ability to build relationships
  • Proficient use of SAP or equivalent ERP system is required
  • Data Analytical and reporting skills with an eye for details
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and proactively identify and solve issues
  • Knowledge of Procurement end-to-end processes, such as P2P (Procure to Pay),
  • Experience in making decisions required to deliver expected services with quality and on time.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint is desirable
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, assembly or distribution of equipment and associated suppliers is desirable.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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