North Chicago, IL 60064 US
Location: North Chicago, IL
Enters and maintains purchase order status using SAP. Coordinates with coworkers and customers for needed information to enter and track orders accurately. Run internal and client reports to capture assigned work and track order progress. Responds to internal and external job inquiries. This role will be expected to drive results from support functions through effective regular communication. The candidate will have strong ability to follow up with support team members on action items and drive project tasks to closure. This role will require tactical support and hands-on execution of assigned tasks by the program manager.
This position will interface with executives, managers, engineers, and suppliers. Strong communication and organization skills along with working knowledge of SAP are required.
- Creation of Purchase Orders and input within the SAP ERP system.
- Following up with suppliers on open Purchase Orders and communicating to the internal group on delays.
- Work with the project managers and suppliers to provide quotes.
- Update SAP records to complete source changes.
- Meet with support function team members regularly to close out project activities.
- Manage/support weekly supplier calls for milestone status updates.
- Support project as needs as scope changes.
- Track key milestones to the project for report output as needed.
- Escalate issues to project manager which could cause delay in the timeline.
- Invoice reconciliation.
- Tracking cost center and project budget spend.
- Accurately inputs and monitors orders according to client and company procedures.
- Supports department manager and staff with project update requests.
- Download and process client reports to capture assigned projects.
- Routine and project specific correspondence to staff and clients.
- Managing/maintaining incoming project documentation.
- Interact with clients, coworkers, and customers daily.
- Notifies various entities as needed to update work order status as project progresses.
- Responds to inquires in a timely manner.
- Advanced knowledge of SAP procurement functions.
- 2+ years of relevant work experience utilizing SAP.
- MS Office product experience, emphasis on Excel with basic formula experience.
- Excellent organization and data management skills.
- High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to prioritize workload to meet project demands.
Meet Your Recruiter
Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.
As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.
With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.
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