The position of Buyer is a cross-functional position that has primary responsibility to execure the purchasing strategies in the raw material, CMO and Distribution and Logistics space for various production and non-production related activities at Biogen Idec sites that assure that GMP and non-GMP materials are procured according to established policies and procedures.
Responsible for ensuring that all procurement systems are maintained to ensure that senior management has a high confidence level that all requisite due diligence has been performed prior to any PO transaction. The Buyer is expected to routinely initiate and lead vendor discussions to assure a smooth procurement strategy is followed, as well as provide quarterly forecasts to critical vendors on volume projections (thereby maintaining our discount structure with preferred vendors).
US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Supply Chain, Global Operations
Knowledge of cGMP’s and governing policies with a minimum of 3 year of experience in a GMP regulated industry
•Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Lotus Notes and Outlook
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Working knowledge interacting with an ERP system (SAP/Oracle)
•Excellent analytical skills and the ability to present data in a logical and understandable manner to an internal and external audience
BS in relevant discipline preferred. CPM preferred.
Biogen Idec - 14 months ago
Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a global leader in the discovery, development and delivery of innovative therapies to improve the lives of...