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Buyer

Company: Orchid Orthopedics
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Buyer is responsible for purchasing production materials/supplies, office supplies and services for the company in an efficient and economical manner following established policies and procedures in processing purchase orders.

SHIFT
DET - Shift 1 ($0) (United States of America - Michigan)

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Follows company policies and procedures for the purchase of materials/supplies and services.
  • Maintains and reviews computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product and supplier performance, and inventories.
  • Reviews catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites and consults with other department personnel to locate necessary goods and services
  • Works with senior employees to select vendors based on price, capability, and past performance following departmental guidelines.
  • May negotiate cash discounts, volume purchasing discounts, and OEM pricing, etc.
  • Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals, and reviews requisitions for materials/supplies and services.
  • Confers with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determines corrective action.
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company standards.
  • Perform tasks in M2M related to purchasing activities, i.e. item master, purchase orders, vendors, purchasing reports, RFQ.
  • Ensures quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS).

    WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    WORK EXPERIENCE
    3+ Years of Experience (Required), Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)

    EDUCATION
    Bachelor - Supply Chain, Business, or Related Field Required, , ,

    CERTIFICATIONS
    Certified Project Manager (CPM) - International Association for Project and Program Management (APPM), Production and Inventory Management Certification (CPIM) - Delaware Technical Community College

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS THAT ENABLE SUCCESS
    Communication (Working Experience), Computer Knowledge (Working Experience), External Resource Management (Working Experience), Influence (Basic Knowledge), Negotiating (Basic Knowledge), Problem Solving (Working Experience), Project Management (Basic Knowledge), Strategic Planning (Working Experience), Strategic Sourcing (Working Experience)

    WHAT WE OFFER
    • Opportunity to work in a growing company
    • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
    • Comprehensive benefit package
    • Ability to work in an organization that values:
      • Integrity First: We do the right thing
      • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
      • Results: Our results matter

        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

        • This job operates in a manufacturing environment. This role routinely moves about the facility to check-up on team members' progress and frequently operates a computer or other machinery as required.
        • Ability to work flexible work schedule as required to meet the demands of the business.
        • Constantly works at a computer.
        • Regularly walks around the shop floor.
        • Occasionally lifts up to 35-50lb
        • Occasionally travels to other Orchid site and/or vendor or customer locations.
        • Able to work in a fast-paced quality -oriented manufacturing environment.
        • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined for the position.

          ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
          • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

            EOE, including disability/vets Associated topics: associate director, chief financial officer, controller, financial director, manage, operational manager, organizational culture, staff, supervise, supply

Keywords: Orchid Orthopedics, Ann Arbor , Buyer, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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