Supports the business through sourcing activities and executes tactical processes to capture value & savings. Purchasing activities includes sourcing, supplier inquiries, bid/quote evaluation, purchase order creation and management in accordance with defined processes and procedures, materials management, and significant cross-functional teamwork and communication.
Follows specific standards, operating procedures, and detailed instructions in support of assigned business areas and or commodity groups.
Is a Representative on projects involving other company associates and possibly external stakeholders to coordinate activities, develop key measures, modify systems, monitor processes, and resolve problems.
Develops solutions to non-routine problems of moderate to intermediate complexity within the areas of support or expertise. Issues may involve both internal and external stakeholders.
Analyses purchase requirements within MRP and executes according to business needs and inventory targets
Examines and analyzes purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information; contacts department or Originator to complete or for clarification; determines best method to process requisition based on dollar amount, timeliness required, existing open contracts, and or competitive bidding procedures.
Identifies and selects sources to procure requisitioned commodities or services, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date and places orders.
Negotiates cost and value on behalf of the company
Initiates and performs supplier set up and ongoing supplier evaluation activities.
Actively participate in cost reduction programs and continuous improvement efforts.
Add and maintain supplier and materials system data in ERP system.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
Minimum 4 years experience.
Materials and supply chain certifications (CSCP, CPIM, CPM) preferred.
Working knowledge of SAP preferred.
Knowledge of manufacturing, quality, planning, documentation systems and processes.
Demonstrate ability to interact with diplomacy and tact while maintaining appropriate assertiveness and persistence.
Independently sets priorities and accomplishes objectives.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, improve, and maintain strong supplier relationships.
Strong emphasis on communication skills with internal and external contacts.
Ability to work well under pressure in addition to meeting deadlines in a cross-functional team environment.
Demonstrated analytical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
Demonstrated complexity problem solving skills is a must
An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.
Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties
Additional Salary Information: Please apply directly to: https://www.terumobct.com/careers
About Terumo BCT
Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, is the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does tod...ay. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.
As we strive to make even safer, higher-quality transfusions available to more people, we can unlock the potential of blood and cell therapies. We can help our customers bring even more treatment options to patients through advanced blood therapies. We can support researchers in developing cellular therapies that may fundamentally improve health care. Terumo BCT is guided by our customers' needs, aspirations and ongoing drive to improve efficiency and patient outcomes.
Unlocking the Potential of Blood.