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Buyer

Bausch & Lomb – Bothell, WA

Overview

The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that high quality materials are available to Solta Medical at the expected time, in the expected quantities and at the expected costs. Functional responsibilities include planning, procurement, and cost reductions for low to medium complexity materials, including off the shelf and semi-custom components.

Responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities & Duties:Note: The following are meant to be representative but not necessary all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities for this position title.Planning. Utilizing updated product requirements forecast and MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) output, Buyer is responsible for planning component purchases to support the manufacturing plan while maintaining optimal inventory levels. This includes responsibility for ensuring accuracy of the vendor part master and vendor lead time data in the companys ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software.Responsible for obtaining quotes and negotiating with suppliers where appropriate in order to obtain fair pricing for high quality components, equipment, and services to support production and engineering. Responsible for purchase order entry in the ERP system, placing orders with suppliers, and working with suppliers to ensure on-time receipts. Also responsible for company MRO purchasing duties.Supply Chain Management. Evaluates supplier reliability and works with suppliers on continuous improvement. Assists in developing new supplier sources where suppliers are inadequate or when new suppliers / technologies are required. Provides input to the supplier rating system.Inventory Management. Provides input pertaining to the disposition of inventory during the MRB (Material Review Board) process. Obtains RMAs (Return Material Authorizations) from suppliers and assists in preparing materials to be returned. Provides input pertaining to excess and obsolete material.Monitors receiving activity and works with suppliers to ensure the orderly receipt of goods and services delivered to the company. Includes responsibility for working with Quality Assurance to assure the timely flow of product through QC inspection processes as well as the appropriate disposition of non-conforming materials.Budgetary/Financial. Responsible for monitoring and reporting of various financial metrics related to purchasing.

Qualifications

Experience, Education, Training, Traits:An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience is required.Buyer Planner experience - particularly in the manufacture of instrumentation and/or medical devices (0 to 3 years or more) including:Knowledge and experience in the utilization of ERP systems and planning tools.Knowledge and experience in Bill of Material structures and component specifications.Purchasing skills to include obtaining quotes and negotiations.Purchase order entry skills, knowledge of receiving transactions and return to vendor transactions.Inventory management knowledge to include knowledge of various inventory transactions.Familiar with Accounts Payable transactions and invoice handlingExperience working within a rigorous quality system environment (ISO 13485, FDA cGMP/QSR).Strong collaboration, team building, and development skills.Experience with cost analysis tools and financial conceptsExcellent organizational skills with attention to detail.Strong MS Office skills.Experience with ERP-LX or similar ERP system is preferred.APICS certification is preferred.
Language and Verbal Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, specifications, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers. Ability to clearly and concisely convey project accomplishments, obstacles, issues, and project status.
Math Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to use MS Excel to perform calculations and interpret project results/data.
Analytical and Reading Skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to read technical and clinical literature and documents and extract important concepts.
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform lifting tasks of up to 10 pounds for short durations. Duties of this job may involve standing and/or walking for extended periods of time. Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment
Most work will be performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Occasional out of town travel (approximately 5%).
Safety
Solta Medical is committed to the health and safety of our employees. We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.

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