Contemporary Staffing Solutions is currently seeking a Senior buyer for a temp to hire position in Wayne PA.
The Senior Buyer is responsible for the procurement of high quality supplies, materials and services in support of the Pharmaceutical Materials and Services business units at the West Deptford, NJ, Conshohocken, PA, and Devens, MA locations. The incumbent oversees and supervises the sites’ vendor activities and purchasing systems.
Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:
Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible.
Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationship.
Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
Requirements of the Senior Buyer:
B.S. Degree in Business or Purchasing
Seven (7) years purchasing experience in a pharmaceutical or specialty chemicals manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of cGMP principles and an understanding of NJ, PA, and MA Sales and Use Tax and exemptions.
Knowledge of Customs and FDA importation regulations as well as the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Knowledge/understanding of INCO and domestic shipping terms.
Knowledge of chemical nomenclature such as USP, ACS, CAS#, COA, COC.
Darla has worked with CSS for over three years within the Professional Division. She has significant experience recruiting for Senior Level Accounting & Finance positions in addition to HR & Administrative positions. She is always seeking to connect top tier talent with career opportunities.