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Sr. Buyer, Indirect Global

Aristocrat

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted November 23, 2021.

Job Posting Title Sr.

Buyer, Indirect Global

Summary

The IGSS team is looking for an experienced Senior Buyer who is passionate about sourcing the best products/services, with the best suppliers with a focus on cost optimization to keep the control company overall operating expense and best-in-class contract favorability.

You will be part of a dynamic and engaging team responsible for continuing the building out of the global indirect sourcing function including policy & process deployment, driving organizational change and adoption, creating team infrastructure and documentation, and creating the most efficient and effective indirect sourcing projects around the Aristocrat infrastructure.

We are putting a strong, skilled, and committed team together who will have the ability to drive organizational scale by creating better processes, tools, reporting and infrastructure of how Aristocrat manages all non-gaming related vendors (supporting our internal only infrastructure) and be key to strategy development and leadership reporting.

You will play a key role in supporting more effective contracts that better benefit Aristocrat both in cost and service offerings, as well as streamlining the tools, processes and forms we utilize.

Support effective and efficient global indirect sourcing projects to lower the operating expense (OpEx) of the company at all levels, produce best in class data packages, and ensure complete alignment.

This position will also help support continuous improvement of procurement processes throughout Aristocrat and its subsidiaries.

What you’ll do

  • Purchase goods, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets within stakeholder budgets
  • Review Purchase Requisitions, evaluating opportunity for cost reduction, where possible
  • Report savings/business impact results internally
  • Support the development of innovative procurement processes
  • Help to support strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Negotiate s to improve pricing and payment terms with suppliers
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Manage new vendor set up and coding, and assist in on-boarding and off-boarding of vendors
  • Support the IGSS team with the current Procure-to-Pay (P2P) project and tasks
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process
  • Support/prepare RFx documentation for any new services required for the business and liaise with stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers and provide recommendations to the business and stakeholders
  • Prepare purchase requisitions (PRs) and purchase orders (POs) in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers and in line with organizational targets and requirements
  • Prepare standard baseline purchase requisitions in which PR notes must be solid, and even reference contracts, dates, GL/cost center details, etc.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues
  • Assist in developing standards for new products or services, maintains comprehensive descriptions of available products and current prices

What we’re looking for

  • Minimum five (5) years of purchasing experience
  • Process rigor related to RFI, RFQ and RFP management preferred
  • Supply Chain certification(s) a plus
  • Manages change, ambiguity, complexity, and drives for optimum results
  • Sound quantitative and analytical skills desirable
  • Able to communicate effectively using clear and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or equivalent ERP systems
  • Self-confident with an ability to accept and respond to challenges in a positive manner

Why Aristocrat?

  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment

  • Robust benefits package

  • Global career opportunities

Our Values

  • All about the Player
  • Talent Unleashed
  • Collective Brilliance
  • Good Business Good Citizen

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.