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Purchasing Specialist ( Hybrid)

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR --- 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.Job DescriptionPurchasing Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Place Purchase Orders through enterprise procurement system
  • Ensure policy and procedures are consistently met through purchasing system
  • Analyze prices to ensure company pricing is met or report on any changes to master data files that may be needed
  • Ensure requested timing on materials is met by suppliers. Advise on delivery delays to requestors as soon as delay is noted.
  • Ensure all purchased materials are on time, and at acceptable quality levels. - Generate action plans when criteria are not met.
  • Contact suppliers for the purpose of verifying information and/or responding to inquiries
  • Maintains documents, files and records (e.g. bids, purchase orders, supplier files, etc.) for the purpose of providing up-to-date data and auditQualificationsThe ideal candidate would possess:
    • Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with internal customers and suppliers
    • Experience with Purchase Orders creation and management through electronic purchasing system
    • Understanding of business and supply chain terminology
    • Systems knowledge including Microsoft Outlook, Work, PowerPoint and Excel. - Preference for strong Microsoft Excel experience.
    • Ability to think strategically with excellent quantitative skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Proven record of results based performance
    • Detailed oriented and able to multi-task. Time management skills with the ability to prioritize as necessary
    • Ability to work as part of a team, yet also work independentlyBasic Minimum Qualifications:
      • High School diploma/GED required (Associate Degree or higher preferred)
      • Progressive purchasing experience including, but not limited to; exceptional and advanced communication skills and ability to negotiate
      • Prior experience with data analysis using an enterprise purchasing system
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (high level of capability is ideal)
      • Demonstrated track record of motivation and success
      • Prior experience in Laboratory setting or Bio/Life Sciences preferred
      • Background in Operations or Supply Chain Management is a plus
      • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorshipAdditional InformationAdditional Information: -Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. - Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.
        • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
        • Life and disability insurance
        • 401(k) with company match
        • Paid vacation and holidaysEurofins is a -M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Lancaster , Purchasing Specialist ( Hybrid), Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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