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Procurement Manager (Buyer), R&D/Biotech - San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Procurement Manager (Buyer), R&D/Biotech - San Diego, CA**

**Position Objective:**

This position is a long term (6-12 month) temporary position and is responsible for all purchasing activity within the company.

Conditional remote work available during Covid-19.

**Major Job Functions:**

+ Responsible for all Purchasing activities.

+ Assist buyers in negotiating pricing for all items at a corporate level or individual item basis.

+ Negotiate with vendors to obtain agreement on pricing, delivery, specifications, performance terms and acceptance criteria.

+ Develop the most suitable purchasing arrangement such as contracts, blanket orders, and standing orders.

+ Analyze incoming requisitions for quality, specification, pricing, and delivery requirements. Investigate sources of supply and issue requests for quotes on items not covered on existing purchase agreements/contracts. Ensure purchases are delivered on schedule, invoiced at the correct price, and meet the quality standards of the company to support daily operations.

+ Ensure appropriate cost centers and accounts are correct on all requisitions.

+ Prepare and issue purchase orders, expedite deliveries, and resolve quality issues with vendors.

+ Conduct vendor review meetings to evaluate the vendors performance. Maintain a good professional working relationship with all vendors. Meet with vendors sales representatives to discuss cost reductions, quality improvement, new products, and any additional issues. Continue to strengthen our discount structure with vendors.

+ Recommend cost savings improvements through changes of purchasing systems, sources, and quality. Implement, execute upgrades, and provide training/support for all users on JDE system. Implement, develop and maintain Concur Expense systems (can be trained but might not even use).

+ Responsible for all stockroom programs.

+ Communicate directly with Accounts Payable to resolve all accounting issues.

+ Communicate directly with Receiving to resolve all receiving issues.

+ Develop, maintain and enforce strict company policy compliance for JSOX compliance. Write and maintain the Procurement Policies and Procedures to streamline functions for efficiency and accuracy and to adhere to all internal controls.


+ Process approved Requisitions into Purchase Orders

+ Perform Bid Analysis

+ Qualify New Vendors

+ Enter New Vendors into JDE - Obtain management Approval on new vendors over $2000

+ Enter CAS Number (new chemicals) into JDE to purchase and stock in inventory

+ Generate Requisitions into Purchase orders

+ Expedite Past Due Orders

+ Confirm Vendors T&C's are acceptable to NDT

+ Process all Returns

+ Provide JDE Training to Employees

+ Reconcile Credit Card Orders to Monthly Bank Statement

+ Issue, Maintain, and Audit Blanket Purchase Orders

+ Issue, Maintain, and Audit Service Co tract Orders

+ Place Orders for StockRoom

+ Review Contracts against Purchase Orders

+ Run Vendor Analysis Reports for management and end-users

+ Perform Vendor Annual Business Reviews

+ Work with US Customs to clear Overs as shipments

+ Work with Accounts Payable to resolve Purchase Order Invoice Issues

+ Work with Receiving to resolve Purchase Order receipts issues


Business degree or equivalent in work experience; minimal 5 years related experience as buyer.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Proven purchasing skills required. Knowledge of pharmaceutical or biotech industry and associated materials, equipment and suppliers is desirable.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Grace at 714.253.7656 or schedule a time to connect directly follow the link:**

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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.
Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-22

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Procurement Manager (Buyer), R&D/Biotech - San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108

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