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Senior Buyer

Folsom, California 95630

Category: Professional Job Number: 17452
Voca has an immediate opening available for a Senior Buyer in Folsom, CA!  Interested candidates will contact Stephen Olson at direct 952 303 8113.
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Job Description:
  • Assures the procurement and inventory management of high technology or life sciences production and/or non-manufacturing materials, equipment and/or services in accordance with supply chain optimization and management objectives. Coordinates material sourcing for new product introduction (NPI) projects, in collaboration with R&D. Establishes and manages supplier relationships including negotiating contracts and prices, monitoring supplier performance, selecting/analyzing the supply base and developing and executing the commodity plans. May manage contract manufacturer (CM) or original design manufacturer (ODM) relationships to ensure inventory optimization. May be responsible for contributing to or leading process improvement efforts, such as in new product introduction (NPI), resourcing, cost reduction and/or quality. May have global responsibility and/or support multiple sites.
  • Purchase critical/complex items to ensure availability of high-impact products.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure optimal inventory levels to support on-time delivery.
  • Provide representation and leadership for Supply Operations in support of stakeholder requirements, utilizing strong Procurement knowledge & SAP skills.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, ensuring timely and effective day-to-day communication in areas such as production and purchasing priorities, material supply problem resolution and escalations, as required.
  • Solves a broad range of procurement-related problems of varying scope and complexity

  • Have 3-6 years procurement purchasing experience, preferably in a Buyer role
  • Possess a solid working knowledge of SAP, and experience using SAP, primarily from a Buyer perspective
  • Is able to work in a fast, paced environment - Capable of multi-tasking most of the work day

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