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Procure to Pay Coordinator

Erkrath, Germany Job ID 12946 Apply
SC Johnson has opportunities for Procure to Pay Coordinator – (Erkrath Germany)

Our internal job title at SC Johnson is Specialist Business Support – Germany
Role Summary

This is a brand new role (part of a team of 4 across EMEA) which will take responsibility for all of the purchase order creation process supporting the SC Johnson businesses in the Western Cluster Group. The role will be based in the Germany office but will cover all countries (Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Czech) where we have offices.

The creation and maintenance of purchase orders allows for the requestors to make the necessary purchases on behalf of SC Johnson. The confirmation of goods/services received, and the completion of Invoice Exception workflow ensure the vendors’ invoices are processed by Accounts Payable for payment.

If you would like to work in a multicultural, FMCG organisation and have a passion to problem solve and have a methodical but curious mindset then we’d like to hear from you.


  • Responsible for reviewing requests for purchase order (PO) creation by ensuring that all information is complete and authorized by the proper approvers
  • Ensures the accurate creation of purchase orders which includes complete vendor information, items, services and materials being ordered, appropriate quantities, shipping instructions and other pertinent information needed to complete the order.
  • Acts as coordinator between the PO requestor and the approver/s for updates on the status of the PO creation
  • Maintains any changes to the open purchase orders in the system
  • Responsible for the receipt of the goods/services in the system upon confirmation that goods/services have arrived or has been completed
  • Responsible for completing the invoice exception workflow to trigger the payment process in the accounts payable team
  • Ensures the proper closure of the PO’s through regular coordination with the stakeholders
  • Tracks and reports the progress of all requests and open purchase orders
  • Responsible for submitting requests to set-up new vendors when necessary
  • May act as cover for other Clusters when necessary
  • Partners with other Specialists to implement continuous improvements to the process

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Fluency in German and English both written and spoken
  • Effective communication skills with ability to chase or push back
  • Ideally, you’ll have been responsible for raising and managing PO’s 
  • Problem solving skills to understand why there are issues with payments and how to resolve them 
  • Ability to build strong relationships locally and virtually
  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with deadlines

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • SAP or any ERP experience is an advantage
  • Any related experience in procure to pay process is an advantage
  • Education and experience – University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Accounting or equivalent related courses.


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