Covance

Senior Buyer

Job Location(s) CN-Shanghai
Job Number
2021-70010
Job Category
Purchasing/Procurement
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

Essential Functions
- Negotiate with suppliers for the acquisition of materials and services.
 
- Insure all purchasing needs within the company are met.     This requires positive communications and order feedback to the requesting individuals or department.
 
- Develop tools to analyze bid proposals and determine best outcome for the corporation
 
- Provide internal customers with alternative supplier(s), product(s), and/or service(s). Other than proprietary supplier, products, and/or service.
 
- Review and seek opportunities for new supply and service sources.
 
- Provide coaching, supervision, and feedback to Buyer(s) and other departmental personnel.
 
- Prioritize and direct daily tasks and special projects for positions within their purchasing scope or commodity group.
- Ability to lead groups and act as a Project Manager in Procurement Task Teams.
 
 
Nonessential Functions
- Act as an ambassador for the company when visiting and conducting business with sources outside the company.
 
- Assist in the coordination of monthly management reports.
 
- Assist in the development, maintenance and update of departmental procedures, mission statements, and training manuals as needed.
 
- Observe Universal Precautions Procedures when applicable.
 
- Provide back-up coverage as needed.
 
- Other duties as assigned by Management.

Education/Qualifications

- A four-year degree in related field, at least five years work experience of in a related field (lab related)
- Must have proven record of excellent communication, customer service, analytical experience, and organizational skills.
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Experience

- At least five years work experience of in a related field (lab related)
- Purchasing, Inventory Management, and personal computer experience required.
- Ability to facilitate meetings and manage multiple departmental projects.

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