Schneider Electric\u2122 creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: . Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. The IT Buyer manages the relationship and monitors performance of information technology vendors contracted for the delivery of outsourced services. Works closely with the information technology user groups and contracted service providers to assess internal needs and vendor performance. Performs cost and spend analysis to identify cost effective solutions for existing and future contracts. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS \u2022 Perform supplier management to resolve issues and foster strong supplier relationships \u2022 Maintain a very high level of attention to detail, particularly with regards to licensing and TCO \u2022 Communicate\/coordinate with stakeholders to resolve issues as they come up \u2022 Work closely with IT category managers and IT business units to meet objectives \u2022 Consistently demonstrate a high level of professionalism in behavior and performance \u2022 Plan, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner \u2022 Support special projects as needed \u2022 Complete all tasks in accordance with in place policies, procedures, and guidelines Qualifications Job Requirements EDUCATION \/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS \u2022 Bachelor\u2019s degree (B.S. or B.A.) from an accredited college or university preferred, ideally in business, supply chain, procurement, finance \u2022 1 year experience in purchasing, procurement or sourcing required \u2022 1 year of experience related to procurement, sourcing, or contracting, including working with internal ERP systems. \u2022 Extremely detail-oriented, highly motivated, organized, and independent \u2022 Ability to flourish in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity \u2022 Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and written\/verbal communication skills \u2022 Proficient in Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We\u2019re looking for people with a passion for success \u2014 on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: . Let us learn about you! Apply today. You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities\/Women\/Veterans\/Disabled.
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From 1836 to today, Schneider Electric has transformed itself into the global specialist in energy management. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management. After 170 years of history, Schneider Electric has become today the solution provider that will help you make the most of your energy. Discover its transformation below.