Material Buyer

Saint Petersburg, FL

Posted: 07/19/2019 Job Number: JN -072019-10977
Material Buyer:

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Title: Material Buyer
  • Location: St. Petersburg
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Salary: $30.00/hr-$40.00/hr
  • Employment Type: Contract with the possibility to go perm
Job Scope:
  • Source raw material components for a CMO/CDMO environment; raw materials, chemicals, reagents to support the new product development group. One may also be involved sourcing labels, bottles, caps, etc.
  • Select materials based on specifications; select vendor on basis of price, capability and past performance
  • Follow up on orders, delivery dates and expedite delivery of materials to meet target dates, prevent excessive inventory and avoid stock shortages
  • Maintain just-in-time level of inventory
  • Interfaces with Technical Services, Quality Control, Quality Assurance and vendors to resolve quality issues
  • Resolution of claims with suppliers and carriers
  • Enter materials data information into computer data base and manage Technical and Regulatory documents for each material
  • Search and qualify alternate vendors to create competition and avoid back orders.
  • Maintain List of Approved suppliers
  • Maintain accurate vendor files, including price histories and any problems in doing business with vendors
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Aggressively seek and secure cost savings and/or cost avoidance on raw materials and/or site services

Skills Needed:
  • Bachelor s Degree highly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years buying or purchasing experience within pharmaceutical or related industry in a manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding of cGMP, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • JDE experience is highly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows, Word and Excel
  • Able to effectively communicate in English written and oral
  • Good knowledge of basic mathematical skills, including measurement
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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