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Buyer for Pharma

Kelly Services
Irvine, CA 92604
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**Direct Hire Buyer Role for Pharmaceutical Company in Irvine, CA**

**Pay ranges from $32 - $40 per hour depending on skills and experience**

Email Andrea at Andd238@kellyservices with any questions or to submit resume

Nature and Scope:

This position is responsible for purchasing raw materials for the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements, outsourced products and supports all internal customers with their purchasing needs:


+ Develop preferred supplier relationships in ensure most cost effective and efficient means are met.

+ Work with QA to set criteria for Product Specifications of all production materials/components. Inform suppliers and verify they can meet our specifications.

+ Perform supplier audits to gain better understanding of supplier capabilities, total product offerings and value added services as needed.

+ Update ERP system with supplier information, supplier part numbers, contacts, pricing issues, standard pack sizes, discount levels, and special capabilities.

+ Work with R&D to ensure preferred suppliers are used when quoting prices for new products.

Organize all repetitive purchases into master agreements and negotiate prices based on the following:

Annual usage of part number

Quantity discount options

Establish minimum and maximum inventory levels

o Payment terms

+ Place all purchase orders for all production items and set standard costs in ERP system

+ Place orders and support all MRO purchasing to support internal customers

+ Establish lead times for raw materials and update ERP system

+ Maintain, track and expedite orders as necessary.

+ Resolve any accounting discrepancies with suppliers and work with A/P to insure payments are made on time.

+ Assist product development and R&D with the quote process

+ Analyze lead times from suppliers and maintain inventory levels of raw materials to maximize efficiencies and minimize costs and handle delivery terms.


+ Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; preferably in Business

+ 5 + years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Strong negotiation skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Excellent problem-solving skills

+ Well versed with MS Office suite of tools

+ Ability to multi-task, be very organized and strong relationship manager

+ Must be a self-starter and work well in an entrepreneurial environment.

+ Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-18

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