Assistant Buyer - Sports Technology

  • Hawk-Eye Innovations
  • Szigetszentmiklós, Budapest
  • 05 May, 2023
Full time Coordinator Technology

Job Description

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Location: Szigetszentmiklós, Budapest
Contract: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate/ASAP


About the Role
As part of the Hardware team aligned to general hardware and project delivery work, your role would be to help with the efficient delivery of products such as VAR, Goal Line Technology and more. You will be responsible for submitting purchase orders and helping further build out our supplier relations in Hungary and the EU. 

As a person, you will be an independent go-getter with good communication and organisational skills, with a keen interest in learning and collaborating with the team. You will be able to approach tasks methodically and have good problem-solving skills.  Every day will be different, so you will need to be proactive in your approach to work, with the ability to change between tasks and manage your time effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist the Procurement Manager in the delivery of all Projects
  • Perform Procurement functions as assigned by the Procurement Manager
    • Procure goods and work within the guidelines of the SAP and Asset Management systems
    • Update Procurement Sheets with the relevant information
    • Make sure goods arrive within their agreed delivery dates and if there are slippages managing operational expectation 
  • Responsible for finding and maintaining good business relations with new vendors locally
  • Maintain and improve business relations with existing suppliers locally 
  • Help build out the Product Database with the Procurement Team
  • Coordinate with the logistics and warehouse teams regarding logistical queries and stock deliveries 
  • Learn and adhere to the companies procurement policies and procedures
  • Have visibility and assist with the companies Stock Management Systems (Cross-Check) in Hungary

Your Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • The candidate must be fluent in both oral and written Hungarian and English
  • An eagerness to learn new skills and gain new knowledge to cover the continuously evolving hardware technologies used by all departments
  • Must possess good communication and organisational skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multitask, think analytically and problem solve
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work autonomously
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal office hours
  • Prior Experience using a SAP based buying system
  • An interest/experience in technology and broadcast industries would be beneficial

About Hawk-Eye Innovations

About Hawk-Eye
Hawk-Eye Innovations have been at the forefront of sports officiating and broadcast enhancement technology since 2001.  The world’s biggest sporting events trust Hawk-Eye to make the right call when it matters most.
Hawk-Eye’s vision-processing, video replay and creative graphic technologies make sport fairer, safer, more engaging and better informed. Our innovations are constantly changing the face of sports officiating, production, content management, and fan engagement in every sport.
Hawk-Eye Innovations form a key part of the Sony Sports Innovations Group with a shared mission to deliver best-in-class officiating, broadcast and digital solutions to the sports world.

Our Values
At Hawk-Eye Innovations, our three core values underpin our success, ensuring that we continue to be a leading innovator in sports technology on a global scale. Our business is filled with exceptional talent that helps to ensure that the World’s biggest sporting events trust us to make the right call when it matters the most. We deliver on this by ensuring that:

    • Confident in solving almost impossible problems, pioneering and ambitious for our clients and for ourselves. We are bold leaders in the industry, driven by possibilities and striving with pace and energy. We understand our risks and love the challenge.

    • Our business is our own; we feel every win, and especially the losses. We take pride in excellence and trust ourselves to do what’s right, relentlessly. We make decisions like owners, with endeavour and entrepreneurialism. We are serious about what we do, and have fun whilst doing it.

    • We are one team; a community that’s connected and open. No secrets, no politics, just honesty and respect. We value diverse thinking, and diverse people - this helps us innovate. We treat people as people, who are all integral to our success and we celebrate as one.

Diversity and Inclusion
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us forward every day. We celebrate differences. We encourage different opinions and approaches to be heard, and then we come together and build.
Our response to COVID 19
During this time Team Hawk-Eye is working in a hybrid manner for all of our Head Office roles.  Our operational teams are working onsite, Pioneering & Inspiring Change in Sport every day!  

  • Head Office Teams 
    • We are currently working through a blend of in-person interactions (typically two days per week) and remote activity.
  • Operational Teams
    • Our operational teams are working on-site to ensure we can provide the highest level of service to our clients.  We are taking the current guidance extremely seriously and are ensuring that the health, safety and well-being of our employees are at the highest standard.