Buyer

Location
Tarrytown, New York
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Ref
12347BR
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:
Responsible for the placement of requisitions for goods, supplies and services for assigned business units, and providing daily support to Regeneron employees and suppliers

Responsibilities:
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Focus on daily transactional issues and problem resolutions.

• Support Procurement Operations as required, including:
o Invoice resolutions
o Requesting supplier documentation
o Monitoring of Blanket Purchase Orders and conducting scheduled reviews of activity and communication to end users as required
o Requesting Quotes
o Generating Reports
o Workload balancing during increased volume periods, working with other Procurement staff and special projects.
o Administrative Support, as needed.
o Performing office duties as assigned, including site specific requirements, committees, SCC walks, etc.

• Manage on a daily basis, order requests submitted by internal clients in support of their functions through iPro. These orders will be reviewed, disseminated and placed in a timely manner to meet end user needs. This will include:
o Issuing and approving orders in the Oracle database
o Expediting orders and following up on deliveries, as needed and tracking order status
o Reviewing requisitions for completeness and accuracy inclusive of all documentation, such as competitive bids, bid exception, etc.
o Ensuring proper tax exemption certificates are completed and provided to suppliers, if applicable
o Resolving shipping and receiving discrepancies
o Responding to inquiries from end users and suppliers

• Support Procurement Sourcing Managers (all levels) as assigned.

• Support the return of goods by reviewing and approving E-Return Authorizations, if applicable. Assist with resolving shipping and receiving discrepancies and respond to inquiries from end users and suppliers. Develop contacts with suppliers and maintain communications regarding shipments.

• Utilizing expertise in assisting Procurement Operations with invoice resolution, to ensure timely and accurate closure of outstanding invoices. Invoice holds to be reviewed and actioned on a daily basis. Escalate to Procurement Sourcing team any issues that are not resolved in a timely manner.

• Reconcile Pcard orders in Concur monthly

• Initiate communication with suppliers and negotiate lower prices and improved terms wherever possible and document same for all orders within authorized Purchase Order signing limit.

• As necessary, work with Legal to obtain all required agreements prior to issuance of a purchase order. Such agreements will include, but are not limited to: confidentiality disclosure agreements, service agreements and master service agreements.

• Assist Procurement with compiling key supplier metrics and performing data analysis.

• Develop a high level of proficiency with Oracle iPro and Sourcing tools. Work with and train end-users on proper iPro requisition procedures to conform with established policies and procedures.

• Satisfactorily complete all required trainings and certifications according to established SOP's.
Adhere to GxP Requisition and PO processing processes as required.

• Maintain the highest standard of compliance to process and procedures, while continually challenging the status quo, improving system knowledge and skills and driving a culture of continuous improvement and excellence. Identify root causes that impact: 1) internal client service, 2) non-value added operations, 3) non-cost effective purchases and recommend solutions.

• Support Audits, Compliance & Investigations, as required

• Additional special projects and stretch goal assignments as outlined by manager as part of professional development

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education
Bachelor's Degree in business or a related field.
Experience
3 – 5 years of buying experience, preferably in a Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical environment.
Skills
Excellent organization, follow up and communication skills with internal clients and suppliers

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition Number: 12347BR