Kelly Services Buyer in Devens, Massachusetts
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We are seeking a Buyer for an Pharmaceutical Company located in Devens, MA!
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week ( HYBRID OPPORTUNITY-On site 2-3 days/wk )
Assignment : 1 Year
This position will manage procure to pay transactions utilizing SAP Planning MRP and Procurement modules to support manufacturing operations, ARIBA to resolve accounts payable invoice issues, and other business systems Microsoft Suite, etc. while abiding by SOP s and regulatory requirements. This role will collaborate closely with other professionals in Procurement, Supply Planning, Warehousing, Manufacturing Operations, etc. and maintain professional and positive relationships with internal stakeholders and direct material suppliers. This role requires strong attention to detail, an excellent work ethic, the ability to prioritize and great communication skills.
This position must comply with all Security guidelines, Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, and the current Good Manufacturing Practices required by the job function.
Create Purchase Requisition and Purchase Orders using SAP.
Manages Procure-2-Pay program including order confirmations, change requests, material master updates, expedites and RMA s.
Prepare and lead Open Order calls w/material suppliers, negotiate delivery schedules as production needs require and/or escalate supply constraints to Site Procurement and Category Managers when necessary.
Monitor and action SAP Exception messages to support production schedules.
Collaborates with Supply Chain Planning stakeholders to understand and analyze consumption of materials, monitor deliveries with suppliers for deliveries arriving close to need by dates and expedite as required. Investigates, resolves and records problems such as invoice discrepancies, damages, over shipments, etc.
Ensures pricing, quantity and compliance information related to preferred supplier/vendor and communicates with suppliers and site personnel as needed.
Communicates changes in delivery, pricing etc. to end user or as required working with suppliers, supply chain to ensuring data accuracy in SAP and responsible for constant monitoring and governance.
Answer stakeholder inquiries including order status, supplier capabilities, SAP data invoice or A/P , etc.
Manages accurate reporting of Key Performance Indicator s KPI s for supplier performance and compliance to contracted terms. Maintains timely control of documents and data to assure accurate retention of records and audit compliance and governance.
Identifies opportunities for efficiency improvements in the utilization of SAP and participates in continuous improvement projects at the site.
Attends appropriate forums to conduct business with various stakeholders both remote and onsite.
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Supply Chain Management) preferred, or equivalent work experience required.
Minimum 5 years of work experience in Procurement, Supply Chain and/or Planning, CPM/CPIM/CPSM preferred.
Possess exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within the company and at suppliers.
The ideal candidate is highly experienced in SAP Planning, Inventory and Procurement modules. Proficiency in other ERP systems may be acceptable.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Proven skills such as developing relationships with suppliers, expediting, prioritizing and negotiating deliveries, analyzing and reporting on supplier performance.
Prior cGMP experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and/or medical device industry is highly preferred. Comparable controlled industries may be acceptable.
Positive, collaborative approach to problem-solving. Demonstrated success working in a team environment.
Thrives working in a fast-paced environment and proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively.
Analytical, Adaptable, Flexible, Dedicated, Passionate, Accountable and Driven to Achieve Results.
What happens next
Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry—even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.
For questions or more information about this role, please apply and contact Ashlee Bishop via email at email@example.com .
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