Medical Device Buyer Consultant

Edison, NJ

Job ID: 128009 Industry: Med

 

Medical Device Buyer Consultant 

Environment:

Our client is a global Medical Device & Diagnostics organization that develops and manufactures Medical Device & Diagnostic products. They are currently seeking a Buyer/Planner SME to support a large New Product Launch project.

Background and Responsibilities:

The Buyer Consultant should have strong experience working in a Medical Device Manufacturing environment, with a background in Purchasing/Buying, Manufacturing/Production, Supply Chain, and Supplier Management. The Buyer Consultant  will be responsible for RFQ' s, negotiations, purchase order submissions, open PO tracking, and inbound inspection.  The consultant should also have experience using ERP/MRP Systems. This position is cross-functional in nature, and as such the candidate should be comfortable working   closely with internal Production, Sales, and Engineering groups to align supply and demand, as well as negotiations with external suppliers.

The client seeks a candidate who possesses a proactive, go-getter personality, individual with strong customer-facing communication and problem-solving. More details about day-to-day responsibilities:
  • Support day-to-day purchasing activities including RFQ' s, negotiations, purchase order submissions, open PO tracking, and incoming inspection.
  • Work closely with Sales and Manufacturing to establish and meet optimized level of production and inventory
  • Hold suppliers accountable to ensure client’ s objectives related to COGS, delivery lead-times and quality are met.
  • Establish and maintain a purchasing procedure that captures work flow details and qualification criteria of vendor.
  • Conduct ROI analysis in support of sourcing and supply chain decision making.
  • Take lead role in vendor escalation activities.
  • Organize inventory system to ensure raw materials/finished good counts are accurate.
  • Support daily shipment preparation activities, ensuring delivery methods are accurate and consistent with the customer' s order

Required Experience:
  • Medical Device: 5-10+ years
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain: 5-10+ years
  • Manufacturing/Production
  • Supplier Management

Plus:
  • New Product Launches

Job Type: Contract  

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