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Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: PURCHASING Job Number: 13909 Pay Rate: $65K - $110K ANNUALLY

Job Description

Well-established and expanding pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced Buyer to join the Purchasing department. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. Salary depends on experience. Company offers medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with 4% match, and tuition reimbursement.

-On a weekly basis, review the Material Resource Plan (MRP) output and align requirements based on the latest version of the artwork for printed packaging components.
-Upon finalizing the requirements, convert/consolidate planned orders to purchase orders
-On a daily basis, analyze, approve, and communicate orders to suppliers, including new orders and/or changes to previous releases
-Initiate follow-up on orders placed and expedite deliveries
-Keep the Purchasing Manager and Master Production Scheduler informed of delivery changes that might affect production
-Monitor and report quality and delivery metrics of supplied lots on a monthly basis to monitor and report quality and delivery dates weekly
-Perform priority Quality Control (QC) testing
-Review and update open purchased order report
-Approve and process requisitions
-Attend weekly bulk and packaging meeting
-Prepare update for new product launches
-Communication with label compliance on new or revised label and outsert changes
-Monitor inventory performance against plan and initiate actions where variances arise
-Take corrective action on those items that are not within established inventory levels
-Follow up on any claims to suppliers that may arise on purchased materials
-Review weekly and monthly shortages
-Maintain control of packaging changes to assure that these changes are introduced efficiently and write-offs are reduced to a minimum.
-Provide forecasts to suppliers on active ingredients and packaging components based on the MRP requirements
-Anticipate emergency conditions, such as vendor strikes, supply chain issues, or shut downs and take necessary actions to reduce their effect on operations
-Provide forecast to key suppliers
-Review accounts payable (AP) issues

Job Requirements

-Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university in a finance, logistics, or business discipline
-Minimum of 5 years of experience in a structured planning environment or equivalent combination of education and experience
-Advanced expertise in MRP/systems supported planning
-Working knowledge of SAP is preferred

Meet Your Recruiter

Shane Rizzotti
VP, Business Development

Shane, born and raised in Rockland County, is half of the second generation running the RJ-Staffing family business day-to-day. He has been stuffing envelopes since he was 6 years old, began temping at 18 years old, and began working internally for the firm in 2010. Since then, Shane has grown from an Account Executive to Vice President, enhanced our service lines from temporary staffing to executive headhunting, increased our geographic area of recruiting capability, and expanded our internal team. When he's not developing our next company initiative, overseeing working relationships with his long-standing clientele, or recruiting the next internal staff member, you can find him on the golf course, out to dinner with his fiancée, or working in the yard at his woodland West Nyack, NY home.  

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