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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Buyer 1 in San Diego, California

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Job Summary:

Responsible for purchasing direct materials in support of production, to include sourcing new supply as requested by Manufacturing Sciences. Exercises independent judgment to address material issues. Negotiates quarterly and annual buys as required. Resolves Supplier issues with Receiving, Incoming Inspection and Accounts Payable. This role is 50% tactical and 50% strategic.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Process PO based upon SAP system requirements

  • Monitor PO deliveries, expedite as required to support changes in production

  • Address ongoing significant supplier delivery issues

  • Support and/or lead resolution of quality issues

  • Support supplier onboarding

  • Lead basic sourcing analysis (e.g., Spend, Business Award scenarios)

  • Monitor adherence to contract terms

  • Conduct local Supplier reviews

  • Define and provide input on Supply Chain strategies

  • Implement strategies to achieve continuous improvement

  • Represent Supply Chain on New Product and/or Product Transfer teams

  • Actively supports efforts to streamline activities within the department such as the supplier Kanban process, VMI and others to be defined

Job Requirements:

  • Typically requires High school and 4-6 years related experience or AA and 2-4 year related experience or BS and 0-2 years related experience

  • 5+ years of purchasing experience within the Pharmaceutical or Medical device industry preferred but not required.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word

  • Knowledge of business system navigation and Material Requirements Planning

  • Accuracy, dependability and ability to work under tight requirements with minimal supervision

  • Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally

  • Active in American Purchasing Society and American Production and Inventory Control (APICS) a plus

  • The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the above mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Infrequent domestic business travel as required.

  • This job description is accurate at the date of publication. It is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope and general nature of the work performed by job holders within this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Other duties may be assigned, and qualifications required may change over time.

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Req ID: 172467

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