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Materials Buyer

Scientific Search
Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Expired: January 01, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Location: Near Conshohocken, PA/Philadelphia, PA

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Our client is a well-established medical device group that is constantly looking to grow and improve. In this unique role, you will have the opportunity to have a diverse plate of responsibilities along with amazing growth potential. You will Report to the Purchasing Manager.

Responsibilities At Headquarters

Some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Utilize historical data and planned promotions/sales forecasts, to procure products for resale, consumable supplies, and raw materials for the Company.
  • Maintain and modify records within ERP systems that pertain to re-order points, lead times, MOQ’s/Fixed order quantities, batch sizes, and order up to quantities. Assist in maintaining the integrity of the item master records and purchase order receipt dates in the ERP system.
  • Expedite orders to meet business needs tracking PO from placement to delivery. Prioritize inbound shipments in receiving to most efficiently resolve backorder situations or to prevent a backorder. Produce spread sheets for internal/external
(supplier) use that share inventory and demand levels to assist in scheduling/forecasting. Release back orders as needed in ERP system. Assist warehouse as needed for cycle count and annual physical inventory discrepancies.

Responsibilities at Philadelphia Manufacturing location
  • Manages and maintains the inventory control system, including purchasing of all production materials and selection of vendors
  • Initiates and issues purchase orders for the procurement of raw materials, components and supplies used in the manufacturing processes
  • Manages inventory accuracy. This includes taking physical inventory at the end of fiscal year and periodically throughout the year.
  • Works with Production Manager to continually review and improve procedures that affect inventory accuracy
  • Evaluates new vendors and assists with site visits and audits, as required to qualify them
Some Things You Will Bring To The Role
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant manufacturing experience at another similar position
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or other relevant discipline preferred
  • APICS-CSCP certification a plus
  • Familiarity with procurement and planning systems using ERP systems
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, process engineering, quality system procedures, scheduling procedures, company Quality Management System along with FDA 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485 Standard Requirements
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.
For immediate consideration, email and mention Job#16463

Scientific Search


Plymouth Meeting, PA
19462 USA



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