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Rancho Cordova, CA
Rancho Cordova, Ca
Our client is seeking a very best Purchasing Agent to support the procurement activities within the Company by sourcing suppliers, obtaining and analyzing quotes and competitive bids for assigned commodities, and negotiating pricing and terms with suppliers.
You re good at:
Sourcing suppliers, obtain and analyze quotes and competitive bids for assigned commodities
Negotiates pricing and terms with suppliers
Places purchase orders and follows up to ensure on-time deliveries
Resolves quality, pricing and delivery issues with suppliers
Interacts with accounts payable and receiving to settle invoice and delivery discrepancies
Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices. Updates and monitors back orders acting as liaison between customer service, the warehouse, purchasing, and manufacturing.
Sets up new vendor accounts requesting proof of insurance to include company as an additional insured. Verifies vendor is an authorized licensed manufacturer or supplier. Checks FDA and CA Board of Pharmacy to ensure proper licensing.
Implements Recall Procedures Checklist for all recall notices, then notified customers as needed.
Notifies FDA of suspect product receipt.
Extensive experience and skill in sourcing and procurement
Solid knowledge of purchasing, sourcing and accounting related processes
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
Proven successful negotiation skills with suppliers, minimizing costs and maximizing efficiencies
ERP and EDI system experience highly desirable
Experience and Education:
BS/BA degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field of study, and three to five years of progressively responsible purchasing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
C.P.M. Or CPSM certification