Director of Procurement
Job Opportunity at Analytic Search

Posted on Dec 17

http://www.analyticsearch.com    609-895-9888

Location: Piscataway, NJ
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148551

Global Medical Device Company seeks Procurement Director to be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing the purchasing activities, policies and strategies of a multi-site manufacturing organization including the identification of opportunities for operational improvements.

  • Develop and manage the proposal, bidding, and negotiation process while adhering to applicable legal standards and codes of ethical conduct
  • Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Ensure all purchasing activities support and strengthen the strategic objectives of the overall organization
  • Ensure the adequacy of specifications for purchasing purposes
  • Negotiate major purchases, develop blanket or master agreements with suppliers, and engage in all aspects of contract management
  • Review supplier financial statements/reports and evaluate overall supplier health (supplier risk assessment)
  • Review and assess total supply chain risk and identify opportunities to minimize and eliminate risk
  • Develop and measure key performance indicators to determine and improve the effectiveness of the purchasing function
  • Analyze purchasing related information and evaluate the results to choose the best resolution and alternatives to supply challenges
  • Prepare an/or oversee the preparation of reports and statistics related to the purchasing function for upper management
  • Identify, qualify, and select vendors of materials, equipment, products, or services, and conduct overall supplier management
  • Evaluate cost and quality of materials, equipment, products, or services
  • Manage purchase requisitions/orders
  • Review records of materials, equipment, products, or services ordered and received
  • Generate and/or review invoices, work orders, consumption reports, and demand forecasts
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability and alternative sources of supply
  • Bachelor Degree (Business or Supply Chain preferred) 
  • 5 years + of experience in a manufacturing and/or international logistic experience.
  • 5 + years of experience in purchasing 
  • Familiarity with operating computerized supply chain systems 
  • Experience supporting the medical device industry and exposure to US Customs (import/export), FDA, ISO and C-TPAT regulations and requirements.
  • Additional requirements include good analytical thinking, excellent communication and organizational skills. Must also possess a high level of initiative and drive towards results.
  • Exposure to Microsoft Dynamic NAV is preferred.
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