Industry: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duties: Responsible for the execution of procurement activities, in accordance with company policies, for direct materials and supplies used in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations at Cambridge Manufacturing Site.
Be the primary supplier-facing role at the Ipsen Cambridge Manufacturing site
Manage all Procure-to-Pay activities for the site, including but not limited to: conversion of purchase requisitions to purchase orders, ensuring all purchase requisitions and purchase orders are approved in a timely manner, communicating purchase orders to vendors, receiving / documenting purchase order confirmations, update of SAP system with purchase order changes, and resolving invoice issues with accounts payable team.
Coordinate with supplier quality various aspects of the vendor change notification process
Manage blanket ordering activities, supplier contract changes, and PO expedite requests from the site
Liaise with various other departments to ensure direct material availability to support manufacturing schedule, attending status update meetings with analysis of various purchasing reports (GR/IR Issues, Overdue PO’s, etc.)
Support transfer of purchasing data and contracts to additional sites, as needed
BA/BS in Engineering, Business or related field
Minimum 5 years purchasing experience with proven operational purchasing skills in a regulated environment, biotech or pharmaceutical is preferred.
Extensive experience working with SAP purchasing transaction codes / troubleshooting
Ability to develop accurate and timely reports, presentations and metrics
MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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