• Sr. Buyer

    Job Location US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/21/2017 1:33 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Corporate Service
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Journey to the Cloud

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    The Sr. Buyer will be located in Trend Micro’s Americas Headquarters in Las Colinas, Texas and will work with internal customers across the Americas, assisting in the sourcing of goods and services, creating related Purchase Orders and managing other documentation in support of the business. He or She will ensure proper sourcing processes are followed according to Trend's Purchasing policies and procedures, will aid in the development and implementation of strategic sourcing practices, processes and techniques and will lead assigned procurement projects to completion. The Sr. Buyer will have frequent contact with internal customers, in person, over the phone and via email, and will provide a high level of customer support in the execution of their duties.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Work with internal groups and external suppliers to assist in acquisition of goods and services necessary to support business needs including determining the best overall purchase to pay process to utilize.
    • Perform the primary Purchasing review of all submitted Purchase Orders for goods and services, ensuring completeness and compliance with internal policies and procedures.
    • Lead procurement projects, as needed, including conducting RFx, negotiations, supplier management, contracting and managing compliance for assigned items.
    • Support internal users in the utilization of Trend systems used for Purchase Order Requests, Receiving, Accounts Payable and Reporting.
    • Be the primary liaison with the Trend Legal Department to ensure users and suppliers are providing the correct legal agreements, those agreements have been reviewed and approved by Legal and have fully approved Purchase Orders to support them prior to being released for countersignature.
    • Work closely with Accounts Payable to resolve issues and help ensure on-time payments.
    • Manage the Vendor and Employee Master files housed in Trend's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system including process execution and data entry.
    • Manage the Laptop inventory for Trend US including inventory levels, tracking issued laptops in Trend's Asset Management system, retrieval of laptops and other equipment from exiting employees and documentation of disposal of assets.
    • Assist in the "Asset Creation" process for Trend Assets.
    • Assist in the management of mobile devices for user in Trend US.
    • Understand applicable company policy and insure compliance including purchasing policies and procedures and JSOX controls.
    • Any other responsibilities as assigned.


    • BS in Purchasing, Business Administration or related field
    • 3-5 years experience in Purchasing of indirect materials and services
    • Experience in leading strategic sourcing projects from start to finish
    • Basic project management skills and experiance
    • Strong working knowledge of procurement practices, methods, and policies
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to deliver a high level of customer service
    • Proficient in computer applications including ERP systems and Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Word)
    • Experience with Microsoft Navision a plus.

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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