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Senior Buyer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Dublin
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Want to join an award-winning team? We OFFER that. Ready to make a Worldwide impact? We OFFER that too. Want to have a thriving career? We OFFER that. Ready to drive innovation? We OFFER that too. Welcome to AbbVie! At AbbVie, we offer you the resources and a global reach to empower your innovative mindset. From day one, we've known it takes teamwork and collaboration to develop the scientific breakthroughs, innovative pipelines, and therapies that change millions of patients' lives around the world. In short, we know it takes "you" to make those ground-breaking advancements happen. We take pride in serving and supporting our communities and protecting the environment, making a lasting impact that's felt within healthcare and beyond. We are now recruiting a Senior Buyerto join our diverse Purchasing & Supplier Management team in Dublin, CA. The Senior Buyer will be responsible for the planning and procurement of goods and services to support manufacturing and other operations. Key Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with R&D, Manufacturing and others in support of all procurement requirements for both NPI and sustaining purchasing
  • Scheduling, purchasing and expediting of Direct and Indirect materials in support of all departments
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best overall value
  • Responsible for supply of assigned commodities, parts, office supplies and indirect materials as required by all departments.
  • Monitor inventory levels to determine required demand and adequate stock levels
  • Request quotes, samples, and production first articles for evaluation of new product designs and potential suppliers
  • Manage suppliers with price discrepancies, damaged or returned material, logistics and other supplier issues
  • Communicate and work with the Accounting Department on any payable issues.
  • Maintain key policies and procedures
  • Reconcile material receipts and invoicing discrepancies
  • Manage assigned material inventories using established inventory control systems and tools including Kanban, visual stocking systems, and MRP
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned Education, Technical Skills, and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree or higher or minimum 7 years of relevant procurement/purchasing experience in a start-up, NPI or manufacturing environment required
    • Experience working with MRP (materials requirements planning) system required
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Excel and Word. Experience with SAP Business One a plus.
    • Demonstrate self-motivation, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and perform as a team player.
    • Ability to effectively work with personnel on all levels.
    • Well-developed multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work independently and to adapt to consistently changing priorities.
    • Experience in a Medical Device manufacturing environment a plus. Additional qualifications:
      • Be articulate and professional when dealing with both internal and external customers.
      • Ability to author reports and business correspondence.
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.
      • Ability to clearly and concisely convey procurement status including accomplishments, obstacles and issues to management
      • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
      • Ability to use MS Excel to perform calculations and interpret results/data
      • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
      • Ability to read technical literature and documents and extract important concepts.
      • Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA's Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which Allergan complies. So, does this all sound like the right role for you? Then come join AbbVie! AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment. Applicable to California Applicants Only
        • The below range is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in California. This range may be modified in the future.
          • The salary range is (minimum: $74,500. to maximum: $145,500.)
          • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive program
          • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
            • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie's policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)Travel: Yes, 5 % of the TimeJob Type: ExperiencedSchedule: Full-timeCompensationMinimum Salary $74,500 Maximum Salary $145,500

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Dublin , Senior Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Dublin, California

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