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Purchasing Agent

Company: Lincotek Medical
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLincotek Medical is a global contract manufacturer providing full-service medical device development and manufacturing for the orthopedic market. With a focus on innovation and speed to market, Lincotek Medical is a unique company with the ability to guide OEMs through every step of the process, from ideation to high-volume production, providing true "Concept to Launch" support.We are looking for flexibility and commitment in the successful candidate and offer the following benefits:Benefits:

  • Savings and Investment Plans / 401K + Company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • Medical including Prescriptions and Vision
  • Dental
  • Short-Term and Long-term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • 401K with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending AccountObjectiveTo direct the activities of supply chain management, purchase order management, inventory management and domestic and international logistics.Essential Functions
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Initiate RFQ and lead vendor selection process
  • Negotiate price, delivery time, incoterms and terms and conditions with suppliers
  • New Vendor setup in ERP system (as required)
  • Ensure purchase requisitions and capital request forms completed and proper approvals obtained within signatory guidelines
  • Place purchase order after receiving proper approvals within signatory guidelines
  • Manage order confirmation process
  • Supply Chain Supervision
  • Maintain approved vendor lists
  • Supplier development as needed based on initial assessment
  • Develop supplier scorecards process with cross-functional team, supplier feedback and action plan for identified deficiencies with support of QA Mgr, Ops Mgr and Mg. Director
  • Issue supplier charge backs
  • Ensure compliance with customer specifications, quality standards and OSHA
  • Ensure contractor safety requirements when performing in-house work
  • Inventory Control
  • Establish inventory cycle counts in collaboration with Plant Controller and production manager
  • Establish min/max levels and reorder points for inventory items
  • Oversee physical counts and determine and report inventory accuracy metrics
  • Monitor inventory turns to ensure optimal cash management and just in time deliveries
  • Logistics
  • Oversee coordination of all incoming raw materials, domestic and international
  • Manage broker relationship and customs bond for import and export activities
  • Ensure proper classifications, documentation and filings for all imports and exports
  • Ensure compliance with US Customs and Border Protection laws and guidelines
  • Leadership
  • Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, and directed
  • Provide data for the development of annual business plans and departmental budgets
  • Work closely with Supply chain manager to implement and control the cost budget in the area of responsibility, initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations
  • Special projectsSupervisory ResponsibilityNOWork EnvironmentOffice EnvironmentManufacturing EnvironmentPhysical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10lbs and occasionally lift and or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position, Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm.TravelNoneRequired Education and Experience
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in purchasing in manufacturing organization
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Exposure to and basic knowledge of concepts such as Kanban, MRP, JIT.
  • Extensive Deep understanding of manufacturing process flow and the importance of all aspects of ERP (production, purchasing and inventory).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to identify and resolve process issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Supervisory experience is a plusAdditional Eligibility Preferences
  • ERP implementation experience
  • Lean & Six Sigma application experience.
  • Experience with a start-up company with high-growth, 20% or greater

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