Purchasing Analyst I

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

Astreya is the leading IT solutions provider to deliver technology-enabled services and fuel digital transformation to some of the most exciting companies on the planet. We are at the cusp of a new way of working with our delivery model that helps our clients be positively productive by matching exceptional people to on-site teams delivering world-class IT service. With engineers in over 30 countries and 70 cities around the world, we are a global company working with the world's most recognizable and innovative organizations.

Job Description

What this Job Entails: 

The Supply Chain Purchasing Analyst will perform activities related to the purchasing of materials, equipment and services for internal company use. Reviews purchase requests for completeness and compliance with company requirements; negotiates with vendors and approves purchases of authorized amounts or size. Maintains and updates purchasing orders, systems, and documentation. Monitors the cost, schedule and performance metrics of contracts and subcontracts.

Scope: 

  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues

  • Works on problems of limited scope

  • Receives detailed instructions

Your Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Helps to prepare quotes for internal stakeholders and equipment suppliers 

  • Assist with creating an Approved Supplier List (ASL) 

  • Help to establish and verify equipment supplier sourcing rules 

  • Obtain equipment supplier information as needed 

  • Generate purchasing reports and send to appropriate internal stakeholders 

  • Report past due equipment orders to internal purchasing team 

  • Assist with managing and monitoring equipment supplier Purchase Orders (POs) funding and creation 

  • Help to review and complete equipment supplier POs dropped by Advance Supply Chain Planner (ASCP) system 

  • Coordinate with the planning team and suppliers to ensure sufficient stock levels at the regional supplier hubs to satisfy forecasted demand 

  • Send POs to equipment suppliers 

  • Update POs with equipment supplier promise dates 

  • Follow up with equipment suppliers on past due orders 

  • Request material tracking information from equipment suppliers as needed 

  • Coordinate with suppliers , logistics agents or ISP’s to resolve equipment receiving issues 

  • Coordinate with Accounts Payable (AP) team to resolve invoicing issues with equipment suppliers 

  • Assist with responding to and resolving assigned tickets

  • Report and document purchasing activities for stakeholders

  • Prepare weekly or monthly report and documentation of past due orders for purchasing team on executed POs Weekly or monthly reports of POs after reviewing spend 

  • Deliver new or updated POs for equipment supplier with promised delivery dates 

  • Assist in documentation of materials tracking information from equipment suppliers 

  • Resolve tickets in system on AP team invoicing issues 

  • Other duties as required. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities assigned to this position

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S/B.A) from four-college or university and 0 to 2 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Builds stable working relationships internally

  • Follows standard practice and procedures when analyzing situations or data

  • Working knowledge of procurement/purchasing/logistics 

  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical teams in enterprise level environment 

  • Excellent documentation, writing, organization and verbal communication skills 

  • Working knowledge of familiarity with MS Excel/Google Docs

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to rapidly changing development projects 

  • Capable of managing high pressure, short timelines and willingness to be flexible 

  • Highly collaborative with team members 

  • Must have excellent critical thinking skills 

  • Should be resourceful and proactive when problem solving 

  • Knowledge of logistics terms 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Physical Demand & Work Environment:

  • Must have the ability to perform office-related tasks which may include prolonged sitting or standing

  • Must have the ability to move from place to place within an office environment

  • Must be able to use a computer

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively 

  • Some positions may require occasional repetitive motion or movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers

What can Astreya offer you?

  • Employment in the fast-growing IT space providing you with a variety of career options

  • Opportunity to work with some of the biggest firms in the world as part of the Astreya delivery network

  • Introduction to new ways of working and awesome technologies

  • Career paths to help you establish where you want to go

  • Focus on internal promotion and internal mobility - we love to build teams from within

  • Free 24/7 accessible Professional Development through LinkedIn Learning and other online courses to give you opportunities to upskill at your own pace

  • Education Assistance

  • Dedicated management to provide you with on point leadership and care

  • Numerous on the job perks

  • Market competitive compensation and insurance, health and wellness benefits

Additional Information

Astreya Partners is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants on merit and business needs and not on race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other factor protected by law.
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