Procurement Associate- Manufacturing in Gaithersburg, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/21/2019

Job Description

Job #:  1019798
 
We are looking for a Procurement Associate-Manufacturing to help lead the sourcing and procurement at a new manufacturing site for a leader within the membrane science industry in Gaithersburg, MD!
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Procurement Associate-Manufacturing will help support the commercialization of a new product at a new manufacturing site through sourcing new suppliers, implementing new procurement processes, and aiding the growth of the organization as a whole.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with internal teams to qualify and develop new key suppliers
  • Maintain current supplier relationships
  • Negotiate new commercial supplier contracts
  • Responsible for all ordering of production raw materials, chemicals, reagents, laboratory supplies and manufacturing tools incl. matching invoices with received goods and stocking.
  • Identify new vendors and help evaluate the capability of new suppliers to meet quality standards.
  • Maintain stockroom inventories of raw materials.
  • Implement improvement to current purchasing system to improve vendor relationships, lower cost, and improve efficiency in doing business.
  • Assist with in-bound logistics of purchases and resolve any issues that might arise in the process.
  • Assist with out-bound logistics relating to shipment of finished products to customers

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate or B.A. degree
  • Chemical-based sourcing/procurement experience
  • Familiarity with ERP systems
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in a similar position in manufacturing industry
  • Adept in MS Office incl. Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable lifting up to 40 lbs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • OSHA certification
  • Results oriented, diligent, and with excellent analytical skills

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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