Procurement Operational Buyer Indirect

Portsmouth, NH

Posted: 05/11/2023 Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -052023-16891

Job Description

Indirect Buyer / Procurement

Environment: A global leader and trusted supplier in the pharma, biotech, and specialty ingredients markets. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the company is focused on advanced manufacturing, high-quality control systems, regulatory expertise, and research and development (R&D) capabilities. The company s products and services include active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), stem cell therapies, drinking water sanitizers, vitamin B compounds, organic personal care ingredients, industrial preservatives, and microbial control solution to combat viruses, bacteria, and other dangerous pathogens.

Title: Indirect Buyer / Procurement

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Onsite for training (~3 months)

Hybrid/Remote Possible after training completion

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Hours: Mon - Fri - 8am - 5pm

Salary: $34.57hour paid weekly (Benefits Available)

Employment Type: 1 Year contract (Extension Possible)


5+ years of experience in procurement or a related field -REQUIRED.

Associate degree (or equivalent experience) in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field PREFERRED

Previous experience in large to medium CAPEX project procurement in Bio-Pharm, Chemical, specialty chemical, or heavy industrial projects REQUIRED.

Experience with Operational Procurement and Requisition-to-Purchase processes REQUIRED.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

Experience working with procurement systems and management software, demonstrated knowledge and use of SAP, Unifier, and SharePoint.

Job Summary:

Review Purchase Requisitions for indirect products/services of CAPEX Projects to ensure accuracy of documentation.

Issue purchase orders to vendors based on approved requisitions.

Obtain Order Confirmations with expected delivery dates from vendors.

Assist with resolving any issues related to orders, including shipment errors, damaged goods, and other supplier concerns.

Collaborate with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of goods per the schedule set forth for the project.

Closing out the purchase orders at the end of the project.

Manage relationships with vendors, responding to inquiries and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

Work with the supplier to expedite orders as needed to meet the demands and timelines set forth by the Project Lead and communicate the status.

Provide PO/Invoice management assistance and support to CAPEX Procurement and Project Controls teams.

Assist with scheduling meetings with suppliers and Project Leads and any additional stake holders.

Tracking equipment order through delivery status using the PMP (or CAPEX Equipment Tracker).

Identify areas for process improvement and implement solutions to improve efficiency and accuracy.

Facilitate issuance of Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA)

Assemble and issue Request for Proposal (RFP)/Tenders, commercial agreements (PO s), contract preparation and issuance.

Expedite Receipt of RFP s and Tenders

Compile quotations and populate bid tab analysis.

Develop successful working relationships with partner teams, internal stakeholders and suppliers.


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 match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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