• Mechanical Buyer I (Supply Assurance Buyer I)

    Location US-CA-Hercules
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing/Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Bio-Rad is looking for a Mechanical Buyer I.


    • Places purchasing orders for goods and services needed in support of a manufacturing facility, and managing supplier relationships to optimize supply chain efficiency.
    • Process orders in a timely manner and in compliance with best practices.
    • Provide timely information regarding order processing, procedures and system updates
    • Recognize and reconcile any potential order conflicts such as delivery/shipping delays, pricing errors, and out of stock situations to ensure orders will deliver on time and in full
    • Resolve and/or escalate critical order issues to achieve manufacturing goals and priorities
    • Utilize SAP order reporting to identify and reconcile order exceptions which could cause delays in deliveries / production.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, logistics, Business Administration or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 0-2 years’ experience in purchasing or production planning fields.
    • Experience expediting and issuing purchase orders.
    • Basic knowledge and application of the principles and theories of purchasing/materials.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint).
    • Good oral and written communication skills, good negotiation skills, and multitasking skills with good organizational skills.
    • Experience with SAP and or other MRP systems a plus.


    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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    Agency Non-Solicitation:


    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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