Hologic Purchasing Superintendent CR in Alajuela, Costa Rica
Purchasing Superintendent CR
Post Date Oct 31, 2018
Able to supervise buyers and clerical positions
Capable to negotiate with suppliers.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
- Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
- Five years in purchasing, materials or similar positions, preferable experience on the medical (or other regulated) industry.
Specialized Knowledge (Desirable):
Strong knowledge of computer software and hardware including Supply chain systems (ERP, MRP)
Knowledge of budget management.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize, plan, and prioritize work. Identify and prioritize problems and drive them to resolution.
Lead the purchasing team (1:1s, supervision, mentoring, coaching, guidance, development)
Evaluate and review subordinate performance via goal-setting and the performance review process
Assist buyers on solving day to day issues with buyers and suppliers.
Track Corporate initiatives execution (Spend analytics, Commodity teams, payment terms, contracts)
Ensure robust procurement processes and systems are in place.
Develop robust negotiation strategies.
Develop & implement a Contract management system
Execute actions to achieve at least 5% cost reduction on materials (VIP, Negotiations)
Manage procurement activities (supplier development, selection, quoting process, contracting, PO management) for products and services from development to retirement.
Responsible for the supply of component required to support the production plan.
Participate in a cross functional NPI team to achieve product goals related to cost, time to market and quality.
Ensure vendor’s supply chain and materials market trends are constantly monitored to avoid supply interruption.
Lead Supplier Business Reviews process for key suppliers.
Ensure proper communications and liaison between suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.
Develop and implement strategies to reduce standard cost and optimize company’s cash flow.
Develop and implement strategies to increase inventory turns.
Responsible to negotiate contracts and monitor their progress.