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Temporary - Procurement Buyer

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Date: May 7, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27404  

 

At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.

 

We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.

 

With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential.

Tactical Buyer

 

JOB SUMMARY

Manage the procurement and supply of materials to support the factory production plan. Help ensure material supply meets material demand to support factory production in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Manage a portfolio of vendors and drive material supply in line with factory demand.
  • Execute through SAP the output of the SIOP demand plan to ensure materials supply to the feed factory builds
  • Conduct weekly supplier reviews to help maintain supplier on time delivery performance, focusing on service and delivery targets.
  • Execute rolling forecasts & Purchase Orders to the supply base in a timely manner to ensure flexible production planning & supply to meet factory requirements.
  • Utilize SAP to generate reports & extract data to manage forecasting, supply and planning of materials to and from the factory.
  • Manage new Product introduction projects, including the approval and implementation of new product SKU’s and suppliers.
  • Ensure accurate pricing and supply data is maintained in SAP for purchases.
  • Identify opportunities to achieve positive cost savings across the supply chain.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Develop strong relationships with other internal functions including Quality, Engineering, Production and Sales Teams.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Chemistry /Medial device background preferred.

 

Experience

 

  • Minimum 3 years experience.
  • Experience gained within a hi-volume manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles preferred.

 

 

 

 

Skills

 

  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong data management and analytical skills.
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to work with minimum supervision while prioritizing tasks.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Membership of CIPS

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

 

Additional Physical Requirements

Ability to travel to travel to supplier locations when required.

 

 

 

 

Target Pay Range:  $25.00 to $31.00 -  Hourly pay rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
 

 

At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.

 

  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification.


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