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Manager/Senior Manager, Purchasing Operations

Coherus BioSciences
Redwood City, California
Start date
Nov 30, 2022

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Administration, Manufacturing & Production, Operations
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
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Job Details

Title:                          Manager/Senior Manager, Purchasing Operations
Reports To:           Associate Director, Purchasing Operations and Facilities             
Location:               Redwood City, California  
Classification:    Exempt 


Responsibilities and Duties:  
Ideal candidate will be organized, a creative problem solver, and be comfortable communicating with all levels of staff. This Purchasing Manager will report to the Associate Director and will be a member of the Finance organization. A key project will be supporting the implementation and completion to Oracle Fusion ERP. Along with working in Oracle Fusion, this role also requires P2P process of Requisitions, generating and tracking Purchase Orders for multiple sites and experience with the Supplier process. This position will require a hands-on individual with a record of accomplishment of outstanding customer service satisfaction.  

A talent for juggling multiple responsibilities and managing the daily procurement functions, and potential management of direct reports, and being functional backup role to the Associate Director.

  • Supporting P2P process in Oracle Fusion ERP system
  • Develop, lead, streamline and execute the Coherus Biosciences procurement strategies and projects (P2P Oracle Fusion process transformation projects, and collaborate with business groups to drive continuous improvements operational support)
  • Hands-on management of Req to PO processing
  • Troubleshooting Invoice & PO issues
  • Help with developing process improvement to streamline efficiency
  • Managing purchasing record keeping and reporting activities
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOP) and training documents for cross-functional teams
  • Build customized purchasing dashboards and activity metrics
  • Support Training and Process communication and support of multiple department requests

Requirements and Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent or 5+ years of work experience with at least 3 years in purchasing.(Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus).
  • P2P (Procure to Pay) experience/general process knowledge required
  • Experience with sourcing and vendor management required
  • Process and customer service focused required
  • Attention to detail required
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills(management experience is a plus)
  • Experienced with Oracle Fusion ERP system is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, decision making skills
  • Microsoft Offices skill proficiency in (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date.  This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote.  If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. 


Coherus is focused on expanding patient access to important, cost-effective medicines and delivering significant savings to the U.S. healthcare system. Every member of the Coherus team is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about expanding patient access to lifesaving therapeutics. Our colleagues are experts in analytical and process sciences, deeply experienced in clinical development and regulatory affairs, and have proven commercial and marketing capabilities. Everyone at Coherus is committed to meeting the highest standards, inspiring our teammates, and achieving our goals.

Coherus was founded a decade ago to provide the highest quality biosimilar treatments to patients. We are proud to now be expanding our legacy—to build on our success with biosimilars and to focus our core strengths on immuno-oncology.

At Coherus, our employees are our most important asset. We have a dynamic and rewarding organizational culture that offers the opportunity to work with leading industry professionals who are dedicated to making a difference for patients. We are looking for individuals who see unlimited potential in themselves and are motivated by a continuous passion for breaking down barriers and expanding access to lifesaving therapeutics.

Coherus offers a competitive total rewards program comprised of various elements, including competitive base pay, short- and long-term incentives in the form of performance-based cash and equity, as well as health and wellness benefits that include

•    Healthcare: Coherus pays 90% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage for our

     employees, their eligible spouses, dependents, and domestic partners.
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Group Life, Disability, and Group Accident Insurance
•    401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

In addition to providing attractive rewards packages, we encourage and support our employees to find the right balance of work and personal time. Coherus offers a variety of activities, perks, and holidays that encourage employees to have a healthy outlook, spend time outside of work with friends and family, and foster a productive and collaborative work environment. Our culture is one in which we challenge and support all our team members to do their best work.

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Coherus BioSciences
333 Twin Dolphin Dr, #600
Redwood City
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