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PDS Tech Inc Procurement Specialist-Buyer, REMOTE in Neenah, Wisconsin

Job Summary:

Team members to migrate vendors from existing EDI document transmission methods to our new global supplier portal. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong initiative, problem solving, interpersonal skills and a solid record of achieving results.

Responsibilities:

• Confirm and collect supplier contacts, working with regional and global category managers

• Communicate the global supplier portal requirements and timeline to suppliers to obtain supplier buy-in

• Work with suppliers to convert existing EDI transmission to cXML mapping for purchase orders, purchase order acknowledgements, advance shipping notifications and invoices.

• Develop working knowledge of supplier portal to enable seamless onboarding and to empower the ability to answer questions

• Serve as the supplier point of contact at go-live

• Track and report phases of onboarding for each vendor contacted

• Track and report total vendor conversions completed

• Collaborate with other functional areas to overcome vendor objections

• Resolve issues, concerns, or questions related to the new platform

• Escalate concerns to appropriate leader or decision maker

Position qualifications and requirements:

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others

• Knowledge of EDI and cXML document transmission required

• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, customers, vendors, and external business partners

• Self-starter with a proven ability to work independently

• Capable of learning new systems and technology and explaining to vendors

• Experience in electronic document exchange for Procurement and Accounts Payable strongly preferred

• Experience with supplier portals preferred (Coupa)

• Working knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and SharePoint

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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