BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Buyer in Queensbury, New York

Category: Buyer

Job ID: 2018-11395

Career Level: experienced

Division: GFO

Relocation: N/A

Location: Queensbury,New York,United States


Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.

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The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

Manage purchased materials within an MRP environment to ensure the timely delivery of high quality materials while utilizing innovative and proactive procurement strategies to continuously improve the supply chain.

Essential job Functions:

  • Work within an MRP environment to ensure material availability for production requirements.

  • Communicate with suppliers regularly regarding purchase order requirements.

  • Maintain a high level of data integrity to ensure accurate supply chain information.

  • Actively manage inventory dollars to ensure appropriate levels.

  • Develop supplier partnerships and participate in the supplier management process both locally and at the corporate level.

  • Establish and administer formal supply agreements and/or supplier managed inventory programs.

  • Negotiate the best quality and delivery at the most reasonable cost, consistent with accepted standards.

  • Manage supplier performance in the areas of delivery and quality to support the plant goals for on-time delivery and zero backorder.

  • Understand GMP regulations, especially as they relate to materials control in the manufacturing environment.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities such as cost reductions, quality improvements, and supplier consolidations/reductions.

  • Assist and/or lead in the CR (Change Request) process.

  • Participate in new product introductions and project teams.

  • Provide a participative support role for teams.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Excel, inventory, and purchasing systems.

  2. Ability to read component specifications and drawings.

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

  • CPIM/CPM preferable.

  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.

  • On-the-job, SOP’s required for position and GMP.

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