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Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Procurement Job Number: 11767 Pay Rate: $24.00 - $27.00 Remote Friendly: Onsite

Job Description

Our client develops, manufactures and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms and technologies.

  • Buying and Planning: 
  • Proactively escalates issues to Procurement in a timely manner and with all necessary information proactively provided.
  • Interfaces with Accounts Payable to resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Interfaces with Manufacturing and Quality to disposition discrepant material. Coordinates Vendor Returns. Prepares, processes and follows up on execution of material destruction notifications.
  • Facilitates proactive discussion across teams to ensure any Change Orders are implemented in a timely manner to prevent disruption of supply.
  • Communicates with appropriate departments, when problems are suspected or become evident.
  • Works with individuals at all levels and organizational structures at suppliers and within the company to attain the delivery schedules required.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration:
  • Works to improve their system of communication with each supplier.
  • Performs routine housekeeping such as ensuring an accurate Open Order Report, updating PO's to show proper delivery, sending supplier OTIF score cards, reconciling Lead Time across systems etc. to ensure maximum efficiency and reliability of supply of the raw materials.
  • Maintains accurate planning and purchasing master data on purchased materials.
  • Negotiates with suppliers to resolve problems, expedite deliveries, address quality issues, and modify purchase orders.
  • Places purchase orders (PO), as required, to support manufacturing and external customers. Ensures the PO's are confirmed by the Supplier and expedites purchase orders per MRP.
  • Performs daily, weekly and monthly standard work (list of tasks to be completed on a regular basis) to meet all objectives.
  • Quality:
  • Communicates with all departments when possible improvements can be made, such as quantity discounts or other cost savings.
  • Visits Suppliers’ facilities for improvement initiatives and problem solving.
  • Completes all training in a timely manner to meet compliance requirements of >=95%.
  • Complies with all FDA and Quality Systems requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.                       
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Suite is a plus.                                                                                                        


Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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