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La Jolla, CA
Pay rate: DOE
Contract with a possibility of hire
Our client, a global leader in regenerative medicine related to advanced treatments in wound care and surgical biologics, is seeking a Materials/Buyer II
The Buyer will be responsible for the procurement of various commodity materials including packaging and raw materials. He/she will support new product introductions, evaluate the existing and potential supply base for lowest total cost, highest quality and superior performance and drive cost reductions to the bottom line. He/she will manage complex tasks independently and act as the primary liaison between the internal Customer and the Supplier on major issues.
The successful candidate will have five years of purchasing/procurement experience in continuously changing environment. Demonstration of well-developed, analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal and teaming skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Demonstration of system-orientation, primarily purchasing systems. Bachelor's Degree in Business or a scientific discipline with comprehension of chemical and biochemical raw material specifications is required. Experience within a biotech/pharma organization and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)/Quality System (QS) Regulation is strongly preferred. Must have a proven record as a leader/trainer with strong planning, organization, and problem solving skills. Will have the ability to negotiate supplier pricing, analyze variances, and will have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Will offer computer skills/proficiency with MS Office Suite and modern ERP systems.
Please send your resume in a PDF or Word format for immediate consideration.