Procurement Specialist

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Our client, a leading medical device company, is currently seeking an accomplished Procurement Specialist to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:

1) Recognize and direct process effectiveness, working capital improvements and projects
2) Represent the department in new product introductions and create cut-in/cut-out plans
3) Coordinate with suppliers and manage the overall process
4) Participate in direct and indirect purchasing of materials
5) Ensure delivery of acceptable quality goods and services
6) Evaluate and approve suppliers
7) Monitor the Approved Supplier List and oversee additions/deletions to the list
8) Resolve complaints and disputes, if any
9) Review and provide advice on contracts with internal and external stakeholders
10) Develop business relationships with suppliers as needed and maintain excellent relations with customers
11) Process end user requirements for products and services and ensure that the goods and/or services will support their needs
12) Comply with applicable laws and regulations, including regulations for government contracts
13) Comply with purchasing policies & procedures and regulations
14) Develop and implement a Quality Management System
15) Perform other duties & projects as assigned


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the medical device industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in procurement

    This role is a great opportunity for the right person looking to advance their career with a wonderful company. If you are qualified and think that you are a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP!


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Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  Purchasing / Procurement
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