Hologic Senior Buyer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Senior Buyer

Post Date Sep 06, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.


Responsible for purchasing materials in support of Hologic's production and indirect requirements to include sourcing suppliers to manufacture components unique to Hologic. Exercises independent judgment to address material issues. Negotiates quarterly and annual buys as required. Reviews standard and invoice purchase price variances and identifies standard pricing on an annual basis. This role is 50% tactical and 50% strategic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process PO based upon sourcing activities for large complex suppliers

  • Provide support and guidance on exceptions for transactional activities

  • Support supplier onboarding

  • Address significant supplier delivery or quality issues.

  • Identify and implement Best in Class processes

  • Manage and lead local cross functional project teams

  • Lead basic sourcing analysis (e.g., Spend, Business Award scenarios)

  • Support and/or lead resolution of quality issues

  • Responsible for supplier agreement negotiations for site specific suppliers, including pricing and terms

  • Monitor adherence to contract terms

  • Conduct local supplier reviews

  • Participate and support the implementation of the Operations Risk Management Program (ORM)

  • Define and implement VIP pipeline to achieve Net 5% cost reduction goal

  • Implement strategies and programs to achieve a minimum of 5 inventory turns and implement continuous improvement projects

  • Lead local sourcing and support global commodity teams

  • Represent Supply Chain on New Product teams

  • Define and provide input on Supply Chain strategy for New Product teams

  • Actively supports efforts to streamline activities within the department such as the supplier Kanban process and others to be defined.



  • Bachelor Degree preferred and/or equivalent experience


  • 5+ years of buying procurement experience within the Pharmaceutical or Medical device industry preferred but not required.


  • CPIM, CPSM, CPM or PMP Preferred

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of Material Requirements Planning, (i.e. - Oracle)

  • Accuracy, dependability and ability to work under tight requirements with minimal supervision

  • Active in American Purchasing Society and American Production and Inventory Control (APICS) a plus

  • Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.