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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Purchasing
A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Authority to commit and plan materials to signature authorization.
Responsible for Supply base decisions within assigned work content and commodities.
Responsible to communicate, collaborate, and seek out help from suppliers, and internal departments to effectively support the procurement function.
Training and Education:
One of the following: a) High School diploma and five (5) years at BFDX and three (3) years direct purchasing experience), b) High School diploma and eight (8) years direct purchasing experience, c) Bachelor’s degree in business, sciences, or health related field, and five (5) years of direct purchasing experience or d) Master’s degree in business, sciences, or health related field and two (2) years direct purchasing.
Experience in biotech industry is preferred.
NAPM, APICS/ISM certification is a plus.
Familiarity with purchasing chemicals, materials, and general manufacturing processes a plus
Experience using an ERP system. SAP preferred.
Experience with negotiating supply agreements and capital equipment contracts.
Excellent reading, writing and communication skills.
Orientation for detail work product, with emphasis or accuracy and completeness.
Ability to complete objectives without high levels of supervision.
Proficient in Microsoft Office/Productivity tools.
Experience in procuring electrical/mechanical components, injection molded parts, chemicals and packaging/label materials.
Ability to read and understand part drawings and specifications.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work 50% of time standing and or lifting.
BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).