Buyer

Location: Paramit - Corporate Headquarter
Job Code: 1225
# of openings: 1

Description

Paramit is a rapidly growing international medical device contract design and manufacturing company supporting the design and manufacturing of high-quality medical devices and life sciences instruments. Located in Morgan Hill, CA, we offer a rewarding work environment with global opportunities while maintaining a small company, employee-focused atmosphere. Paramit has a global presence with manufacturing in the SF Bay Area as well as Penang, Malaysia with full design groups in the SF Bay Area as well as Boston. We are seeking a Buyer to join our team in our Corporate Headquarters in Morgan Hill. 

As a Paramit Buyer, you will join our talented Purchasing Department working alongside our Asset Managers (Material Planners) and Program Manager Team. In this key role, you will procure commodities, set up programs, negotiate and build relationships with suppliers while mitigating risk. Reporting through a variety of systems, programs, and operations will keep you in sync and on target. Commodities you could procure may include, but are not limited to, Printed Circuit Boards, Cable Assemblies/Harness, and Sheet Metal/Machined Parts. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Strategic Owner   

  • Set-up programs with suppliers to ensure product availability
  • Build long-term relationships with supply base
  • Proactively and assertively negotiate with suppliers for anything from commodities to shipping terms
  • Able to keep abreast of all changes related to commodity/desk
  • Manage Past Due deliveries, Push-in pull-outs, and cancellations on a daily basis
  • Identifies risk parts and escalates to management

Due Diligent & Precise Performer

  • Work with Accounting to resolve discrepancies
  • Reconcile open order reports
  • Ensure system updates are accurate
  • Execute MRP actions consistent with purchasing policies
  • Prepare RFQ’s as required

Reporting Guru

  • Send automated requirements out weekly to all Target Suppliers
  • Follows through with purchasing-related workflows and metrics
  • Reviews excess material and dispositions on a monthly basis
  • Review/disposition non-conforming material (MRB) on a weekly basis

 

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of procurement experience
  • Proficient in using  Microsoft Office applications
  • Advanced-level Excel ability for analytical assignments
  • Experienced and proficient in the use of ERP/MRP system(s)

 

Preferred Education & Experience Requirements

  • Procurement for an Electronic Contract Manufacturing company
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Manex and/or Spotlight ERP and MRP experience

 

Preferred Soft-Skill Natural Traits or Trained Experience

  • Cross-functional team player
  • Ability to effectively  and accurately work under pressure
  • Task prioritization to ensure critical tasks are completed first while allowing all to be completed in a timely manner
  • Proactive; you assess what needs to be done and take the initiative to make it so
  • Negotiation experience and comfort to negotiate with supply base with ease
  • Communication is your middle name; you are clear in verbal communications ensuring written communications are professional, thorough, accurate, and a timely recap

 

Working with Paramit you will be at the forefront of technology and a part of making a difference in the medical device and life science instrument industries. These industries touch an immeasurable amount of people, communities, countries, and our world.

At Paramit we are committed to excellence at every level in the organization. As a manufacturer and designer of highly complex, medical devices and life science instruments, we are acutely aware of our responsibility to those who will one day use the products we make. As a result, Paramit is obsessive about doing things the right way, going beyond FDA requirements, and ensuring that every finished product is safe and reliable.





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