Immucor, Inc. Buyer II in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Founded in 1982 and based in Norcross, GA, Immucor is a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics that facilitate patient/donor compatibility worldwide. Our mission is to ensure that patients in need of blood, organs, or stem cells get the right match that is safe, accessible, and affordable. The result is life changing for a patient in need of a transfusion or transplant. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or an organ as well as Immucor’s partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity. With the right match, we can transform a life together.
As a Buyer II you will regularly monitor inventory levels of all parts for your area of responsibility while maintaining acceptable levels of raw materials to enable manufacturing to hit target dates. You will be responsible for purchasing material at the most economic quantity to support demand as well as developing and maintaining strong working relationships with suppliers. You will also be responsible for developing best practice procurement methods and driving continuous improvement through education and projects. If you are eager to join an organization where your talents and expertise will be highly appreciated, and if you meet our qualifications to excel in this position, we want to hear from you. Contact us today!
This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time .
Buyer II – Procurement Specialist (Supply Chain / Sourcing and Purchasing Coordinator)
As a BuyerII, you will be responsible for planning manufactured and purchased material at the most economic quantity to support demand as well as developing and maintaining strong working relationships with both suppliers and internal manufacturing partners. This will involve sourcing for products from different business partners and identifying savings opportunities, while also creating, placing and expediting orders. Furthermore, you will develop best practice procurement/planning methods and drive continuous process improvement through education and CIP projects.
Additional responsibilities for supply chain role include:
Initiating and participating in Supplier performance reviews, adding new Suppliers, and maintaining supplier data base, certifications and files
Recording adverse performances, then initiating and maintaining vendor corrective actions
Maintaining the Approved Service Provider List and evaluating as needed
Understanding and adhering to quality system requirements and ISO13485
Suggesting and researching second sourcing opportunities
Working closely with Operations and other departments that interact with Supply Chain
Meeting Kanban requirements and fully supporting qualifications/validations
Ensuring continual supply of parts to support all Plant needs
Monitoring OTD of suppliers and reporting any trends that may impact manufacturing
Ensuring dates in the ERP system are updated in a timely manner to allow for accurate delivery dates at all times
Holding Suppliers and manufacturing partners accountable to achieving due dates
Checking Master Data for accuracy and maintaining pricing, lead times, SS levels, planner codes, supplier information, ASL information, BOM and Route data, and PO status
Ensuring all POs and invoices are closed and free of issues for pricing, quantities, etc.
Evaluating RM SS levels and making recommendations to adjust any that are needed on a quarterly basis
Serving as the first line of defense for quality, pricing, and delivery issues, and escalating issues to management and strategic sourcing when necessary
Monitoring inventory of discontinued items to ensure that the appropriate people know the run-out date and validation plans are on track
Supporting CIP Projects to include re-evaluation of all suppliers and Service Providers, QCS creation, suggesting and researching savings opportunities, etc.
Suggesting improvements and participating in improvement projects
Generating production schedules & raw material requirements based on SIOP Outcomes
Releasing production work orders to Manufacturing
Analyzing sales performance and establishing Production and QC priorities
Providing procurement education and mentoring when required.
Improvement projects including re-evaluation of all suppliers and Service Providers, RMS/QCS creation, etc. Tasks as assigned by management
Buye r II – Procurement Specialist (Supply Chain / Sourcing and Purchasing Coordinator)
Specific qualifications for this sourcing and purchasing coordinator role include:
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Working knowledge of MRP/MPS and computerized inventory control systems
Working knowledge of material master maintenance, BOM's, routings/recipes and work centers
Prior purchasing experience; experience in FDA regulated industry, a plus
Solid computer skills with proficiency in MS Office products to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and related functions including formulation of graphs
Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
Advanced mathematical skills
Prior exposure to and/or training in APICS CPIM, Lean/Six Sigma Certification, preferred
Buyer Planner II – Procurement Specialist (Supply Chain / Sourcing and Purchasing Coordinator)
IMMUCOR, INC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITY/FEMALE/DISABILITY/VETS; DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
RESUMES SUBMITTED TO IMMUCOR FROM THIRD PARTY RECRUITMENT FIRMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.
Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
Job ID 2021-2565