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Procurement Manager, US Supply Assurance - $10,000 Hiring Bonus

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Procurement Manager, US Supply Assurance - $10,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-29008
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for an experienced Procurement Professional to lead the direct material purchasing team. Position is responsible for supply assurance of raw materials and resale inventory into Bio-Rad's North American plants. A successful candidate will drive a team of procurement managers, supervisors and buyers to achieve company goals, meet department metrics and ensure adequate materials to meet manufacturing and customer demands.


This position is eligible for a $10,000 HIRING BONUS: 


  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.
  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.
  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.
  • 12 months repayment clause.


  • Manages a team of Regional Supply Assurance Buyers and Supervisors with annual transactional purchases of $150M - $275M. 
  • Manages the purchasing function for a large plant or several plants in support of both direct and indirect buying activities, in support of Manufacturing. 
  • Develops a Comprehensive Supply Assurance Plan with goals for each plant.
  • May be asked to serve on the Global Purchasing Council, the Commodity Strategy Board, or the Policy Review Team.
  • Capable of receiving high level guidance and direction through high level plans or communication and condensing to goals and objectives. 
  • Capable of managing a large team, disparate resources and matrix teams. 
  • Able to interact within all levels of Bio-Rad Management and Supplier levels of management. Capable of giving clear direction to team. 
  • Manages a Supply Assurance Team of supervisors and buyers in support of one or more plants, regionally.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving all purchases in support of manufacturing.
  • Responsible and accountable for the accuracy of the purchasing data in the ERP system.
  • Responsible and accountable for on time delivery of goods and services in support of the manufacturing plant(s), while meeting inventory targets.
  • Responsible for the Development of Supply Assurance strategy at the regional level for plants within the region, working in conjunction with Commodity Management.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or a related discipline.
  • Purchasing Manager or Manufacturing Manager experience a preferred.
  • 12+ years of Procurement or Purchasing experience.
  • 5+ years of leading a supply assurance buying team required.
  • CPM and/or CPIM certification strongly desired.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and drive actions and interdependent cross-functional team leadership for sustained activities to deliver and succeed.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in the application of the principles and theories of purchasing/materials.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Expert communication, negotiation, multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of raw materials planning, resource allocation and various production methods.
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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