Senior Buyer
Freudenberg Medical
Alajuela, Costa Rica
hace 5 días

You support our team as

Responsibilitiesarrow right

  • Planning and scheduling production materials.
  • Order placement of production materials, services and equipment.
  • Management of open orders to expedite / push out as production schedule requires.
  • Price negotiations.
  • Supplier Development.
  • Assist with inventory control and reduction plans for FGI and Raw Materials.
  • Member of the new product development team representing Purchasing.
  • Assist inventory control personnel to resolve inventory conflicts / discrepancies.
  • Initiate and maintain planning parameters (safety stock, lead-times etc.) in ERP system.
  • Inter-company communications on material status as required.
  • Acts as key contact for vendors.
  • Purchases office supplies.
  • Reviews material requirements and orders as needed.
  • Works with planner on unforeseen requirements.
  • Assists Engineering Department to procure materials not yet required by production.
  • Assists Maintenance, Tooling as well as Production Department in purchasing auxiliary equipment, shop supplies, and other items as required.
  • Qualificationsarrow right

  • Must have a minimum of 5-8 or more years experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or other related field.
  • Expertise in managing supplier contracts with key suppliers.
  • Experience in working on technical products with engineering and new product development teams.
  • Experience with purchasing Finished Good products from 3rd party OEM suppliers.
  • Experience with plastic / rubber / silicone manufacturing processing methods, FDA and ISO quality procedures machine shops, injection molding processes, electronics, sterile disposable medical or biological products.
  • Familiarity with ERP / MRP and pull material flow systems.
  • Expertise with Lean Manufacturing, supplier partnerships and JIT techniques such as Kanban.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills to communicate with all levels of Associates.
  • Must be a strong team player and have strong influencing skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Good organizational skills, reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
  • Accurate and attention to detail.
  • Your Benefitsarrow right

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Diversity & Inclusion : Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation

    Education reimbursement

    Education reimbursement : Financial aid to help propel your career to the next level

    Training / Career development

    Training / Career development : Programs to supercharge skills and expertise

    Meal allowance

    Meal allowance : Allowance makes meals more affordable

    Health insurance

    Health insurance : Insurance : backstop protection against health risks The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion.

    Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. autorenew

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