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Specialist, Purchasing.

King of Prussia, PA, US
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Summary

Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking a specialist to support multiple, critical activities to the standing up of CBM. You will assist in order tracking, placing of orders for items critical to CBM’s infrastructure and other ad hoc activities and communicating statuses to stakeholders. Purchasing, one of the three critical pillars (Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management) under the Procurement and Total Cost of Ownership organization, is responsible for the compliant and timely flow of goods to CBM.

You will be key in supporting our patient-centric mission, as you will be one of the day-to-day interfaces between CBM and our critical partners.

Responsibilities

  • Day to day interface with supplier-partners to ensure accuracy of critical data elements in SAP
  • Liaison between Purchasing and other cross-functional teams / stakeholders
  • Supports the management of the Open Order Report and other KPIs out to internal stakeholders
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and other optimization initiatives (VMI / EDI)
  • Solve receipt issues with suppliers and internal stakeholders (QA, Warehousing)
  • Participate in Gemba walks to ensure cross-functional alignment
  • Facilitate one-off quotes for Buyers and Sr. Buyers

Education & Experience

  • Strong sense of patient-centricity / accountability to the patient
  • Incumbent has or is pursuing a college degree or further education / certification
  • 1 – 2 years of experience, especially in the areas of order expediting and tracking
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Strong desire to learn more about Cell and Gene Therapy and cGxP / Pharma
  • SAP, JDE or other ERP system experience strongly preferred, as incumbent will be critical in updating systems to accurately reflect departmental need by dates and ETAs from suppliers
  • Experience in MS Office required

Specialist, Purchasing.

King of Prussia, PA, US
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