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Buyer, Sr

StaffNow San Diego, CA

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Job Description

Urgent need for a mid-level Buyer with procurement/purchasing experience in Biotech, Aviation or Automotive industries.
Onsite role at Hologic in San Diego
Oracle ERP experience is required

ORACLE Job Title: Sr. Buyer
Business Function: Manufacturing Operations
ORACLE Job Title this Position Reports to: Sr. Manager, Procurement

Job Summary
Responsible for purchasing commodity materials in support of Hologic's production and requirements, to include sourcing suppliers to manufacture components unique to Hologic. Exercises independent judgment to address material and supply issues. Negotiates quarterly and annual buys as required. Reviews standard and invoice purchase price variances and identifies standard pricing on an annual basis. This role is a blend of tactical and strategic activities.

Essential Duties
The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.
Process purchase orders based upon sourcing activities for large complex suppliers
Provide support and guidance on exceptions for transactional activities
Support supplier onboarding
Address supplier delivery or quality issues
Identify and implement Best in Class processes
Manage and lead local cross functional project teams
Lead sourcing analysis (e.g., Spend, Business Award scenarios)
Support and/or lead resolution of quality issues
Responsible for supplier agreement negotiations for specific suppliers, including pricing & terms
Monitor adherence to contract terms
Conduct local and on-site supplier business reviews
Participate and support the Operations Risk Management Program (ORM)
Define and implement VIP pipeline to achieve Net 5% annual cost reduction goals
Implement strategies and programs to achieve targeted inventory turns and implement continuous improvement projects
Lead local sourcing and support global commodity teams
Represent Supply Chain and/or Operations on New Product teams
Define and provide input on Supply Chain strategy for New Product teams
Actively supports efforts to streamline activities within the department such as the supplier Kanban process and others to be defined

Physical Demands
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Lifting/moving and carrying products weighing up to 40 pounds.
Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.
Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.
Safety Shoes with Impact and Compression Protection Must be worn.
Exposure to blood.
Other (please specify):

Bachelor s degree required; Willing to accept AA degree if they have relevant industry experience.

5+ years of buying procurement experience within the Medical device industry preferred
Work Experience in Biotech, Aviation or Automotive industries.

CPIM, CPSM, CPM or PMP Preferred
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Material Requirements Planning, (i.e. Oracle)
Accuracy, dependability and ability to work under tight requirements with minimal supervision
Active in American Purchasing Society and American Production & Inventory Control (APICS)
Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally

Must follow all applicable FDA regulations and ISO requirements.
Hologic is an equal opportunity employer inclusive of female, minority, disabled and veterans, (F/M/D/V)



San Diego, CA
92121 USA



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