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Company: De Nora
Location: Concord
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

De Nora is an Italian multinational company, a global provider of innovative technologies and solutions, and is recognized as a partner of choice for significant industrial electrochemical processes. Since its foundation in 1923, De Nora has been driven by the philosophy of continual improvement. Today, it is the world's largest supplier of high-performing catalytic coatings and insoluble electrodes for electrochemical and industrial applications. It is also a leading supplier of equipment, systems, and processes for water disinfection and filtration. De Nora is committed to developing unconventional solutions to achieve the energy transition to decarbonization, the green hydrogen economy, and clean water for everyone.

OUR VISION: Leverage available talents as catalysts for a sustainable future.

OUR MISSION: Agility & green technologies for value creation.

Job description


THIS IS A HYBRID ROLE - office 3 days, remote 2 days

Purchase and receive goods and services to support De Nora Tech business. Provide accurate, up-to-date cost and delivery information for customer quotations and engineering requirements as requested by Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Planning. Perform materials planning, procurement, and inventory functions for assigned product lines and/or commodities. Plan assigned inventory, assuring customer service while minimizing inventory-carrying costs. Procure assigned commodities at lowest cost consistent with quality and delivery needed.


* Plan and procure material requirements according to sales forecast and production orders. Procurement could include all materials and outside services for required conversion of the materials.

* Prepare and provide up-to-date quotations on spare parts, equipment and materials for Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Planning as needed for customer quotations and engineering requests.

* Monitor and maintain inventory to meet customers' requirements and assure on-time delivery, determine safety stock levels and production timing, while at the same time minimizing inventory-carrying costs.

* Coordinate material flow between subcontractors and plant. Expedite materials and services as production requirements change. Constantly monitor suppliers' workload to distribute orders to meet production requirements.

* Evaluate and select suppliers based on ability to meet company's needs. Develop alternate sources on commodities as required.

* Develop and maintain ordering data for all assigned inventory items, including lot sizes, lead times, safety stocks, control codes, and ordering policy.

* Resolve supply problems, monitor supplier performance, and follow through with corrective action as necessary. Inform Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Planning of critical lead times as they affect price and delivery.

* Reconcile orders, receipts, and invoices

* Process approved requisitions as needed.

* Contacts are frequent and diverse, both inside and outside the organization. The incumbent interacts with internal and external, customers, suppliers, government agencies, banks, and agents as necessary to accomplish purchasing requirements.


* Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Management.

* 0-3 years Experience.

* SAP or other ERP system knowledge a plus.

* Professionalism, ethics, and diplomacy are essential, as is the ability to manage multiple priorities under demanding circumstances.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride of our diverse and inclusive environment. We aim to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of our products and services and contribute to the Group's success. We are committed to prioritize talent, make people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their potential.


Keywords: De Nora, Concord , Buyer / Planner, Professions , Concord, California

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