Overview: Barnes & Noble is one of the nation's most recognizable brands and a Fortune 500. We are on a mission to reinvent reading within our digital products group. Since the launch of the NOOK two years ago, Barnes & Noble now holds a 30% market share of the e-reader business. Digital downloads now outpace physical book sales within the BN.com website. We continue to make significant investments to grow our digital success, most recently announcing a new $40 million brand campaign focused on our e-reader product line. Barnes & Noble is one of the nation's most recognizable brands and a Fortune 500. We are on a mission to reinvent reading within our digital products group. Since the launch of the NOOK two years ago, Barnes & Noble now holds a 30% market share of the e-reader business. The Buyer plays a critical role in the overall success of the Barnes & Noble digital business, providing world class execution of corporate procurement activities. This includes purchase order generation and fulfillment of direct and indirect spend from end to end. This individual will support internal business partners and suppliers, successful implementation of new projects, and enhancing value and efficiency through process improvement. Job Description: Work with internal business partners and suppliers for vendor set up Gather and manage requisitions from original requestors on indirect spends Responsible for purchase orders generation and order fulfillment status Follow through on goods receipts against purchase orders Perform reconciliation of purchase orders and invoices Interface between internal business partners and suppliers on status of requisitions, purchase orders, goods receipts, invoices and payments Generate managerial and operations reports on the purchase orders status Collaborate with internal business partners to improve procure-to-pay processes Develop training materials on the procurement processes and tools and provide trainings to internal business partners Assist in developing and maintaining catalogues in the procurement tools for requisitions Support transition of new processes and tools Qualifications: Understanding of procurement processes and procurement systems Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to work cross functionally in a dynamic environment Attention to details Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility Demonstrate ability to drive and deliver strategic business plans and initiatives High level of personal and professional integrity Education: BS/BA in Procurement, supply chain management or related Business field required. Barnesandnoble.com LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V -
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