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Commodity Buyer
Ref No.: 20-00347
Location: San Diego, California
Our client, a leading medical technology company is looking for a Commodity Buyer. This is for an initial duration of 12 months and is located in San Diego, CA
Experience Required: 3+ years
Skills Required:
  • Work effectively with all types of personalities and provide excellent customer service to Suppliers and Stakeholders
  • Understanding of the Supply Chain, and ability to use critical thinking and decision-making skills to optimize the flow of materials and know when to ship by air, rail, sea or ground transportation
  • Comprehension of part and change order specification requirements
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Follow a set of procedures and processes (ability to follow standard work instructions and flex with the business changes)
  • Experience working with and communicating effectively with Suppliers and Stakeholders
  • Understanding of accounting principles and practices to best manage inventory, open POs, prevent PPV, reconciliation issues, and scrap, RTV, issue credit memos, and pay Suppliers accurately and on-time.
  • Positive and effective communication skills (listening, presentation, interpersonal, written) with leaders, managers, stakeholders, peers and suppliers, and escalation of risks
  • MRP and SAP experience
  • MS Office (Excel required)
  • Ability to work on computers, facilitate conference and phone calls
  • Track Cost Avoidance (parts and transportation), Tariffs
  • Take action and drive Supplier OTD and ensuring Ultriva is updated, Cut-in of new parts and Ultriva PN set-up, closing out old POs, prevent ship holds
  • Attributes required:
  • Understanding of Kaizens: Six Sigma and Lean, Kanban and end-to-end Supply Chain
  • Work with the utmost integrity and build positive relationships
  • Ability to lead and take initiative
  • Ability to work independently, partner, and also be a team player
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Dependable, accountable and responsible
  • Have a sense of urgency and take initiative
  • Continuous improvement and problem-solving know-how
  • Bachelors degree
  • MBA preferred
  • Six Sigma or Lean certification preferred
  • APICS, CPIM certification preferred
Nice to have:
  • Ultriva experience
  • SharePoint and Microsoft Teams experience
  • Skype experience
  • Project Management

Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to / /  Thank You.