• Procurement Specialist II

    Location US-CA-Hercules
    Requisition ID
    2018-7458.1
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Procurement
  • Overview

    This position will be responsible for the procurement of indirect materials and services.

    Responsibilities

    • Issues services purchase orders to support business needs.
    • Actively manages work flow in SAP.
    • Participates in supplier qualification and selection.
    • Negotiates with suppliers.
    • Works with appropriate parties to resolve invoice issues to minimize overdue invoices.
    • Identifies and resolves potential supplier problems.
    • Source suppliers for various indirect goods and services.
    • Ensures goods and 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.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, logistics, Business Administration or related discipline.
    • 6+ years’ experience in Procurement with at least 3 years in Indirect Procurement and 2 years in procuring IT Services and Products or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience sourcing vendors and negotiating vendor contracts.
    • Coursework towards CPM and/or CPIM certification is preferred.
    • Experience expediting and issuing purchase orders a plus.
    • Basic knowledge and application of the principles and theories of procurement and supply chain.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint).
    • Good oral and written communication, negotiation, and multitasking skills with good organizational skills.
    • Ability to multi-task.

     

    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 7,800 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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    Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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