Procurement Specialist
Becton Dickinson - Sumter, SC

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The Procurement Specialist ensures

Procurement functional compliance at the assigned site(s) to all internal and external requirements. This associate gathers, analyzes and reports procurement metrics and is responsible for supporting budget-setting activities for standards, and for reporting ongoing budget and budget-related metrics performance.

The Procurement Specialist works in a team environment to support tactical procurement compliance and metrics activities with a broad supply base, interfacing internally with

Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, and Sourcing Teams on materials issues and strategies to be able to execute functional compliance requirements.


Procurement Specialist

is responsible for:
Creation of purchase orders to support the Plant Planning Group’s Production Plan as generated by MRP and plant purchase requisition requirements for material orders for intercompany and external suppliers. Communication of order releases to suppliers.

Acquisition and reporting of current material status to Production Control/Manufacturing Teams on an as needed basis. Keeping management informed of material issues and need date exceptions which may cause missed shipments.

Actioning Engineering Change Requests and establishing effectivity dates.

Maintains accurate system data to ensure supplier performance is correctly reflected in the system

Maintains system master data that drives effective purchasing, such as lot sizes and minimum order quantities.

Develops requests for Engineering Evaluation and Engineering Deviation Authorization documentation as required to achieve Materials and Quality objectives.

Dispositions and/or ensures return of defective material to suppliers

Verifies that purchasing master and other data is up to date and correct in the system.

Manages raw materials for GPDS new products once assigned on a Bill of Material.

Investigates and recommends implementation of appropriate advanced materials strategies such as Point of Use, Kanban, VMI, etc.


Requires BS in a related field and minimum of 2 years experience, preferable at plant level.

Purchasing process knowledge

Cost management practices

Solid purchasing fundamentals

Working knowledge of MRP and SAP or equivalent ERP system

Basic knowledge of processes associated with the production items to be supported

Basic appreciation of manufacturing concepts

Quantitative and financial analysis

Application of basic statistics

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Basic quality concepts and regulatory systems and compliance

Basic knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP system and supporting data mining tools such as Business Warehouse

Regulatory Systems and Compliance including quality concepts

Quantitative and financial analysis including budgeting and forecasting processes

Strong written and oral communications skills


Procurement - Buying

Primary Location

US-South Carolina-Sumter


First Shift / Day Job

Relocation Available


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