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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America – Energy and Environment, Ltd.

Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. - Jr. Procurement Engineer (Jr. Buyer)

Date: June 6, 2014
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Department: Project Operations

Purpose of Position

This is an entry-level position designed to train the selected candidate to perform the functions of supply management (procurement) as part of a project team, and to learn the commercial aspects of major project execution in an engineering environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Under the direction of Sr. Purchasing Agents review purchase requisitions, create and issue RFP/Qs and learn to analyze, evaluate and negotiate contracts/purchase orders for equipment and materials.
  2. Learn market fundamentals to help develop the best and most effective sources of supply.
  3. Learn and implement corporate import and export procedures.
  4. Interface and communicate with Project Team and Suppliers with regard to purchase contracts and sourcing opportunities.
  5. Develop relationships with strategic suppliers.
  6. Expediting deliveries and orders. Prepare reports to insure on-time supplier performance and to keep project teams abreast of all procurement related activities affecting project operations.
  7. Search out new sourcing opportunities.
  8. Assist department in maintaining electronic files, purchasing ERP system (SAP), maintaining supplier lists, export logs, etc..
  9. Identify and facilitate the implementation of supply chain process improvement initiatives.
  10. Perform other related assignments as required by Senior Management.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics, Engineering, or related field of study
  • Years of experience: Entry-level position, candidate should have some interest and/or experience in the power and/or construction industry
  • Skills: Selected candidate should possess strong analytical and communication skills. The selected candidate must have the ability to effectively interact with various levels of management, internal and external customers as well as vendors.
  • Abilities: The candidate must also have a demonstrated ability to accept challenges and use creative thinking to analyze data and recommend solutions.


We offer a highly competitive salary, dynamic work environment, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email your resume, to: jeannine.wladich@hal.hitachi.com, HITACHI HPSA.Resumes@hal.hitachi.com

Please send resume to:
Hitachi Power Systems America, Inc.
645 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Attn: Ms. Jeannine Wladich