Buyer

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Aug 04, 2018
Ref
13909BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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:

• \tFocus on daily transactional issues and problem resolutions.

• \tManage 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 requesting supplier quotes, issuing and approving orders in the Oracle database, reviewing requisitions for completeness and accuracy inclusive of all documentation, such as competitive bids or exception forms, and ensuring proper tax exemption certificates are completed and provided to suppliers, as applicable.

• \tExercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to support Procurement Operations as required, including workload balancing during increased volume periods, working with other Procurement staff on special projects, generating reports, providing administrative support as needed and performing office duties as assigned, including site specific requirements, committees, SCC walks, etc.

• \tUtilize 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.

• \tIssue and monitor Blanket Purchase Orders and conduct scheduled reviews of activity. Communicate to end users regarding status of funds, as required.

• \tSupport 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.

• \tDevelop working relationships with Procurement Sourcing Managers (all levels) as assigned and collaborate to provide effective support.

• \tDevelop working relationships with suppliers and internal customers and train them on proper iPro requisition and PO issuance procedures to conform with established policies and procedures. Respond to inquiries from end users and suppliers, including tracking order status and expediting orders.

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

• \tAs 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.

• \tReconcile Pcard orders in Concur monthly

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

• \tDevelop a high level of proficiency with Oracle iPro and Sourcing tools.

• \tSatisfactorily complete all required trainings and certifications according to established SOP's.

\tAdhere to GxP Requisition and PO processing processes as required.

• \tMaintain 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.

• \tSupport Audits, Compliance & Investigations, as required

• \tContribute to completion of special projects and stretch goal assignments as outlined by manager as part of professional development

Requirements:

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\tEducation: Bachelor's Degree in business or a related field.

\tExperience: 3 years of buying experience, preferably in a Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical environment.

\tSkills: 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.