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Procurement Assistant Job

Date: Aug 1, 2017

Location: Beachwood, OH, US

Company: BASF

Procurement Assistant-1702839

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Procurement Assistant (1702839) – Beachwood, OH
- Create and process third-party drop shipment purchase orders (shipments directly from vendors to customers) and bills of lading for the Admixture Systems and Construction Systems businesses within the U.S. and Canada; create and process third-party drop shipment customer returns.
- Assign BASF-approved carriers in accordance to customer/vendor freight incoterms for small package, less-than truckload, and full truckload shipments.
- Investigate and resolve invoice discrepancies in Accounts Payable Work Cycle tool for drop ship vendors.
- Ensure purchase order customs clearance for cross border shipments between the U.S. and Canada with BASF brokers.
- Expedite and monitor all purchase order requested delivery dates are met.
- Processing and entry of purchase order goods receipt and outbound deliveries for third-party drop shipments.
- Keep vendor profiles up-to-date with contact information, hours of operation, product packaging, lead times, and special instructions/requirements.
- Create and distribute weekly and monthly reports in SAP, Word, and Excel.
- Report and monitor vendor non-conformances, root cause analysis, and corrective actions with NCM Coordinator.
- Respond to Microsoft Outlook emails and Jabber instant messages in a timely professional manner.
- Complete all BASF compliance/safety training and other mandatory courses by due dates.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic qualifications:
- High School Diploma / Equivalent
- Working knowledge Microsoft Word, Jabber, Outlook, and Excel
- Exceptional organization, verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience using SAP Business Systems (logistics module)
- Purchaser / Buyer experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America


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