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Sr Buyer Planner

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

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.

Position Summary:

Plans industrial capacities for semi-finished goods (SFG) and finished goods (FG) and/or procures raw material (RM) and components in order to meet Customer Service Requirements, planned inventory levels and scrap targets.

 

Primary Duties:

  1. Understands current demands and updates relevant items and planning parameters within SAP/DDMRP (and other IS if applicable).
  2. Analyzes commercial and non-commercial demand for RM and/or SFG and FG, on firm and planned horizons, including products during their phase IN and phase OUT stages.
  3. Determines all manufacturing capacities (production bottlenecks, QC, critical suppliers…), identifies, addresses and communicates gaps within the Supply & Operations Planning process.
  4. Determines and shares monthly and weekly production schedules, issues procurement orders and effectively liaises with suppliers to ensure conformance to plan.
  5. Follows up manufacturing daily activities and anticipates Customer back orders; identifies and addresses gaps to plan and reschedules accordingly.
  6. Maintains current knowledge of business practices. Adopts and shares planning best practices

 

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  2. 5+ years of relative work experience analyzing, planning, and communicating manufacturing capacities and productions schedules.
  3. Reagent/Chemical knowledge a plus
  4. Requires strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package; proficiency in  SAP (Supply and Manufacturing) is strongly desired.  DDMRP experience preferred.

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).

 

 

 

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).

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