Procurement Coordinator (Pharma, Remote, Temp-to-Perm)(v598)

  • Contract Duration: 12++ months, REMOTE, potential to extend or convert to Perm
  • Manufacturing
  • Boston, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search


12++ month REMOTE CONTRACT role with strong potential to extend and/or convert. 2+ years supply chain background required. Pharma industry experience highly preferred.

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Procurement Coordinator to fill an Temp-to-Perm contractual role with a global pharmaceutical company. Must have GMP experience as well as compliance background (Pharma, Chemical or Food industry).

REQUIREMENTS for the Procurement Coordinator:

  • BS in supply chain, technical, or related field.
  • 2-4 years of supply chain/procurement experience. Pharma industry experience highly preferred.
  • Must have Compliance background experience (Previous work history in Pharma, Chemical or Food industry)
  • GMP experience
  • Oracle or similar ERP system knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Adapts to new processes and applications quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-transactional volume environment
  • Strong communicator, both verbally and written, ability to clearly explain policies and issues to internal and external customers

RESPONSIBILITES of the Procurement Coordinator:

  • The Procurement Coordinator/ buyer is responsible for processing purchase requisitions and enabling the procurement of materials, scientific equipment and services under the direction of a supervisor.
  • Coordinate supplier and vendor contacts and communicates problems or issues.
  • Processes requisitions in a timely manner ensuring best quality, service, quantity, delivery and cost in accordance with functional objectives and sourcing processes
  • Sustain and mange to set inventory levels and department metrics
  • GMP or equivalent system, understanding procedures and requirements and change control (FDA, ISO, ect.)
  • Completes the entire Procure-to-Pay cycle by working closely with the Receiving and Accounts
  • Payable departments to resolve delivery and invoicing issues, including the disposition of returned material to suppliers
  • Ensures all activities performed are in compliance with corporate and department policies
  • Develops and solicit quotations for materials and evaluate the sources to ensure they can sustain providing goods and services.
  • Monitors back-order reports
  • Closes and reopens purchase orders as needed
  • Participates in department continuous improvement efforts
  • Compiles, records and tracks vendor information, supplier performance metrics, purchasing activities and pricing data
  • Collaborates with planning, manufacturing and PD to support scheduled activities
  • Assists with identification of new raw materials and raw materials for development projects
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