JOB DESCRIPTION : Position Summary :
Position Summary :
Responsible to insure materials, services, and supplies used in the Facility are procured at competitive pricing and that quality / quantities are appropriate.
This may include obtaining price quotes, specifications and other information required for purchasing decisions. May also include supplier performance tracking and reporting.
Locates, recommends and supports implementation of alternative supply in line with requirements.
Essential Functions :
Prepares PO’s per requirements of MRP / requisitions, STO’s and monitors delivery of product against PO’s and STO’s. Negotiate ETAs as needed.
Arrange for vendor corrective action and work with SQE and supplier to improve quality.
Plan and schedule deliveries to optimize inventories in support of production schedules, work with suppliers to maintain supplies to minimize shortages of supplies
Identify and approve suppliers and establish purchasing protocol and procedures to ensure purchases meet quality and design specifications and are cost competitive.
Work with the QA department to establish supplier audit procedures and track their performance.
Manage the entire purchasing record keeping process including PO generation and verification of invoices against PO’s.
Establish procedures for and manage the return of damaged goods, replacement items, or credit arrangements. Arranges for vendor corrective action and works with supplier to improve quality.
Sourcing / quoting requirements for goods and services required to support the division objectives.
Materials filing and administrative support
Maintain and update Supplier Data base (ASL) as required
Supplier evaluation and management
Materials support for new R&D projects
Maintain inventory levels based on forecast
Work with inventory control to resolve issues
Work with the Engineering department to establish new material design specifications and select appropriate suppliers.
Special projects intended to reduce cost, increase efficiency, etc
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in related Business field or equivalent (Supply Chain, Finance, Business Admin, etc.) required.
Advanced English command.
Advanced Statistical data analysis and report writing skill required.
5+ year’s experience in a Materials / Procurement environment
Between 0-2+ years’ experience leading people.
Advanced computer skills in a Windows based environment. .
Understanding of MRP, purchasing, and production principles.
JOB FAMILY : Supply Chain
CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
LOCATION : Costa Rica >
Costa Rica >
Alajuela : Parque Industrial, Zona Franca Coyol S.A Edificio #44B, Call0, Avendia 2
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS : WORK SHIFT :
WORK SHIFT : Crof45 (Costa Rica)
TRAVEL : Yes, 5 % of the Time
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE :
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)