Principal Buyer - Cypress, CA, United States - USA 2021-089

Job Title

Principal Buyer

Job Facts

Organizational Area
USA and Canada
Country / State
United States
Place of work
Cypress, CA
Home/Office based
Office based

Professional Family: 

  • Operations
Reporting To

Kind of contract

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Permanent / Temporary
Job ID
USA 2021-089

Job Scope

Your Mission

For over 40 years, DiaSorin has been on a mission on five continents to develop, produce and commercialize diagnostic tests for a wide range of clinical areas. Our tests are designed for hospitals and private testing laboratories, in the markets of immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics.

DiaSorin Molecular, LLC is headquartered in Cypress, CA. Our technology enables diagnosis of disease by detecting specific RNA and DNA sequences. We focus on design, development and cGMP Manufacturing.

Main Responsibilities

Your Contributions

We believe in a respectful and supportive workplace that attracts and celebrates the uniqueness of a diverse workforce that represents our community and customers.

We have a need for a Principal Buyer who will strategically source, plan and procure raw materials, component parts, reagents, lab supplies, equipment and other MRO items in support of the Company’s business operations. You will ensure the expeditious and accurate conversion of demand into Purchase Orders while meeting quality, cost and inventory level requirements.
What will you do?

Showcase your ability to monitor MRP and MPS supply outlets of assigned commodities and take appropriate actions of releasing orders, expediting or rescheduling to meet forecast and customer demand while optimizing the best cost opportunities. You will manage raw material with the results of adequate inventory to service customer needs, maximize inventory turns and the minimization of excess inventory. Your positive energy and relationship building skills will come in handy as you communicate cross functionally across the organization.

Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility

Bachelor’s Degree
Business Adminstration or Supply Chain Management

What will you bring to the table?

• Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field) and minimum of 12 years overall procurement experience, or an equivalent combination of related experience and Certification in Purchasing or Supply Chain Management
• Knowledge of general supply chain/purchasing concepts including strategic sourcing, negotiation strategies, price/cost analysis, contract terms & conditions, the UCC regulations and supplier performance evaluation processes
• Understanding of expiration dating is preferred
• A working knowledge of advanced supply chain concepts including, commodity sourcing, and price/cost analysis
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• SAP experience is preferred
• Experience in Chemistry
• An inner drive and attention to detail
• Ability to operate in ambiguity

Technical Competencies

Purchasing and Planning



Travel Availability
Relocation Availability
Training Required



We Offer You

What we offer
Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at DiaSorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.

Others Information as per Local Legal Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

DiaSorin Inc and DiaSorin Molecular LLC are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity

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