BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Buyer 2 in Baltimore, Maryland
Job Description SummaryThe Buyer performs the detailed purchasing functions as part of a Supply Chain Team and is accountable for the supply management of raw materials. The position supports and works closely with Manufacturing Operations, Global Demand Planning and Company Procurement. The Buyer also determines inventory parameters, manages purchase orders, communicates delivery schedules, expedites material, processes returns and resolves payment issues. Follow all GMP, regulatory and ISO guidelines including company policies and departmental procedures
This position will be cross-trained to act as a back up for a production planner.
Major Daily and Weekly Activities
Maintain appropriate level of raw material inventory.
Convert MRP requirements to purchase orders.
Convert expense requisitions to purchase orders.
Manage open purchase orders.
Communicate delivery information to Suppliers
Communicate delivery delays to Planners.
Expedite materials as required.
Minimize raw material shortages and resulting backorders.
Maintain accurate master data in system (lead times, order quantities, safety stock, etc)
Process material returns.
Work with Invoice Processors to resolve payment issues.
Inform Strategic Sourcing Managers of critical supplier performance problems and work with them to resolve.
Perform regular vendor evaluations
Process Engineering Change Orders, Change Notices and Deviation Waivers as needed.
Manage vendor related preventative and corrective actions.
Review and resolve open and past due documents.
Create and maintain Supplier Specifications.
Supports the Custom Product Process in new product development.
Projects and Other Activities
Ensure integrity of all SAP master data including frequently reviews of MRP parameters
Participates or leads cross-functional teams for establishing new products and processes
Participates in Product Optimization Program reviews
Tracks and analyzes all Supply Chain Metrics
Identifies opportunities and risks related to inventory levels and variances to plan
Periodically reviews and dispositions Excess & Obsolete, Unscheduled, Expired inventories
Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.