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Senior Buyer- (8)

Latitude, Inc.
Gaithersburg, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Citizenship: US Citizen or Green Card Holder

What they do: Biotechnology company focusing on vaccines (They’re currently working on a vaccine for the Coronavirus)

Main Focus-

  • Must have biotech or pharmaceutical experience
  • Need a bachelors degree
  • 5+ years of buying, procurement, supply chain experience

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for procurement activities including purchase order (PO) creation and management, cost analysis, inventory and vendor management in accordance with operating policies and procedures.
  • Analyze demand and usage of various materials including critical supplies, clinical materials, components and consumables.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key strategic suppliers.
  • Track supplier performance related to scope and terms of service.
  • Managed related information and documentation such as open purchase order listing, un-invoiced receipt amounts, supplier details, and statements.
  • Track product life cycles and manage related actions concerning expiring inventory.
  • Maintain system planning parameters (e.g. lot size, lead-time and safety stock levels) within the site ERP
  • Develop standard operating procedures, work instructions and training guides.
  • Maintains and advocates a continuous improvement mindset to identify process improvement and system enhancement opportunities within Planning.
  • Support Quality, Regulatory and Financial audits.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management and/or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of supply chain, procurement, or other relevant experience within pharma/biotech industry.
  • SAP supply chain planning experience preferred.
  • Dynamic, pragmatic, and passionate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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