WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Buyer/Procurement Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    The Senior Buyer/Procurement Specialist will work closely with suppliers to negotiate pricing agreements and orders while maintaining communication with our internal customers and suppliers to ensure timely deliveries.


    • Approves places and expedites order requests.
    • Assists with other site-specific purchasing tasks.
    • Consistently interacts with end-users.
    • Meets quarterly with critical vendors.
    • Negotiates purchase price and purchasing agreements (Master Service agreements, Long term Agreements, Deduct and hold agreements)
    • Runs reports and generates scorecards for vendors.
    • Tracks and reports savings monthly.
    • Manages “Open Order” report.
    • Governs material master changes.
    • Works with minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Maintains a thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Other duties as assigned
    • May be required to assist in other departments



    Experience / Education   

    • 5-10 years of purchasing or relevant experience
    • Associates’ degree in business or related field equivalent experience


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Great Plains experience
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled  


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