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Procurement Specialist II - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

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Procurement Specialist II - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-29759
  • Hercules, California, United States

Working within Global Supply Chain Procurement to manage the source and supply of OEM/Resale items.  Utilize the SAP system to monitor demand, manage deliveries, and place orders.  Daily communications with Suppliers to build relationships and avoid backorders.  Collaborate with teammates and cross-functionally.  Be the point person for negotiating supply agreements, quality agreements, and contract pricing.  Assist team with maintaining master data accurately. Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity. Applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

 

This position is eligible for a $2,500 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.

Responsibilities

  • Issues services purchase orders to support business needs.
  • Identifies and resolves potential supplier problems.
  • Actively manages workflow in SAP.
  • Works with appropriate parties to resolve invoice issues to minimize overdue invoices.
  • Ensures services are delivered on time and meet quality standards.
  • Introduce and manage efficiencies through effective purchasing.
  • Participate in supplier audits and business reviews.
  • Monitors cost and supplier performance.
  • Maintains files and records related to purchasing activities.
  • Sources suppliers for high visible high impact indirect commodities.
  • Negotiates large volume / large impact supplier agreements.
  • Act as an internal advisor, influencing functional decision makers and budget holders about their spend plan.
  • Identifies strategies for cost reduction and supplier consolidation within the assigned commodity.
  • Identify quality improvement opportunities and process efficiencies within assigned commodities.
  • Implement procurement strategies that help achieve Global Supply Chain goals.
  • Manages supplier relationships including supplier performance, capability development, capacity management, and cost/quality improvements for high-impact suppliers.
  • Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy and discuss defects and delivery problems with suppliers and negotiate refunds.
  • Conducts supplier reviews, generates and delivers supplier performance report cards, and communicates the outcome to supplier and internal stakeholders.
  • Assists in the implementation of regional strategies.
  • Assesses supply chain risks and works with Supervisor to develop mitigation plans.
  • Represents Procurement on cross-functional project teams.
  • Actively manages purchase order workflows in SAP to support business needs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Procurement or Supply Chain Management, or related discipline.
  • 6+ years’ experience in Procurement with at least 2 years in Supply Assurance Buying and 2 years in Demand Buying, Materials Management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience sourcing vendors and negotiating vendor contracts.
  • Coursework towards CPM and/or CPIM certification is preferred.
  • Full knowledge and application of procurement and supply chain principles and theories.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong oral and written communication, confident negotiator, and strong multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to Influence, engage, and advise various stakeholders across the business (from senior executives down).
  • Good change management skills.
  • Experience expediting and issuing purchase orders a plus.
  • Basic knowledge and application of the principles and theories of purchasing.
  • Strong Adherence and understanding of Metric Performance Measurements.

 

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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