Buyer II (Manufacturer)


Comp:           $74K-$86K plus bonus

Position Summary

The company is seeking a Buyer II to provide expertise in acquiring a broad range of goods and services for both Direct and Indirect categories. Purchasing, one of the three critical pillars (Strategic Sourcing and Category Management, Purchasing and Supplier Relationship Management) under the Procurement and Total Cost of Ownership organization, is responsible for the compliant and timely flow of goods and services to the company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of order queues
  • Liaison between Purchasing and other cross-functional teams / stakeholders
  • Support site start-up activities
  • Support client onboarding activities
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and other optimization initiatives.
  • Solve receipt issues with suppliers and internal stakeholders (QA, Finance, Warehousing)
  • Participate in Gemba walks to ensure cross-functional alignment

Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong sense of patient-centricity / accountability to the patient
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in Buying required
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Having worked in a cGxP area is highly preferred
  • High School Degree is required / College degree preferred
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Strong desire to learn more about Cell and Gene Therapy and cGxP / Pharma
  • SAP, JDE or other ERP system experience required
  • Experience in MS Office require

Key Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

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