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Purchaser Spot Buy Front Desk - SAP Ariba (m/f/d)

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Date: 29-Dec-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Spot Buy - Front Office team within our Procurement area in Düsseldorf we are looking for YOU!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Be an important interface and expert to the requesters and represent the Procurement organization as part of the Spot Buy Desk within Uniper
  • Support and train requesters and colleagues in purchasing via phone (usage of Automatic call distribution – ACD), mail (Front Desk Mailbox) and MS Teams regarding purchasing processes:
    • Correct use of purchasing channels
    • Right contact person in the purchasing organization particular in ARIBA and SAP
    • Ensuring compliance awareness and requirements in the purchasing processes
    • Providing guidance in case of technical problems
    • Increasing usability of ARIBA
    • Driving further development of Process Automization and digitalization
    • Being a central contact in Procurement and working in strong collaboration with the IT Walk-in-Center
  • Prioritise purchase requests (PR)  in an efficient manner (especially at peak times)
  • Update and maintain information content in the internal communication tool (e.g. ARIBA/SAP/intranet PING)
  • Check and assure quality of the released purchase requisitions
  • Implementation of contracts, catalogues and E-Forms in ARIBA in collaboration with category teams
  • Being the driver for further development of ARIBA



Who we are seeking

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, economics or equivalent professional qualification
  • Ideally several years of experience in purchasing with contact to the requester
  • Solid experience in a purchasing organization, deep understanding of its processes, policies  as well as channels/instruments and warehouse/logistics
  • Distinctive SAP MM and ARIBA know-how with regard to manual and highly automated processes
  • Very good communication skills and experience in training preparation and implementation
  • Strong team-player
  • Very good German and English language skills


This vacancy is limited until 31.12.2022




Für Fragen zur Position kontaktieren Sie bitte:

Vera Neuerburg

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Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:






Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.