Procurement Buyer

Compensation

: $93,820.00 - $174,440.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Description

General Description:This role is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter to join BeiGene as one of the founding members of a high-performance Procurement Center of Excellence team, building its way to world-class. We re supporting a rapidly growing global organization and need a customer service-oriented Procurement Buyer who is experienced with ERP systems and related processes. Based in BeiGene s Cambridge, MA office and reporting to the Procurement Manager within Finance, the Procurement Buyer will support the rollout of SAP S/4-Hana, BeiGene s new ERP system and be a key driver of the adoption of related new processes.The Procurement Buyer will be responsible for creating, distributing and tracking purchase orders, responding to vendor queries and providing additional order documentation as needed, resolving purchase order and invoice issues with Accounts Payable, and ensuring vendor files are complete. The successful candidate for this position will have experience in the Biotech/Pharma industry and solid understanding of procurement/supply chain management concepts.Essential Functions of the Job:Review purchase requisitions for completeness and compliance with the Procurement policy. Includes reviewing support documentation, currency, payment terms, alignment of back up documentation to requisition and clarity of descriptionAssist with analyzing proposals/quotations for services, supplies, equipmentLiaise with business team as applicable to follow up on purchase requisitions failing to meet required standards with a view to efficient resolution of issuesGenerate Purchase Orders (POs) and communicate them to vendors in a timely mannerWork with requisitioners to ensure change orders and other updates to POs are completed accurately and efficientlyMaintain all appropriate back up documentation associated with each PO as requiredContribute to internal training and provide support to requisitioners on vendor creation and updates, purchase requisitioning and other procurement processesParticipate in the annual review of vendor information e.g. payment terms, material groups, vendor activityProduce and develop required reports on a regular basis to track and monitor various areas of performance, such as perfunctory POs, PO usage and requisition conversionEnsure compliance to all BeiGene and Procure to Pay specific policies relevant to the performance of the role, maintain records as specified, and support and participate in internal and external process audits as requiredResolve inquiries and professionally escalate concerns as neededProfessionally communicate order discrepancies and take corrective actionParticipate in business reviews with vendors and BeiGene staffPerform other related duties as assigned by managerDue to the global nature of the company, a flexible approach to working hours is requiredKnowledge, Experience and Skills: BA or BS degree, or equivalent related experience 3-5 years of experience in procurement/sourcing is required Biotech/Pharma industry experience preferred Strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency are required Excellent oral and written communication skills Good critical thinking skills Detail oriented Ability to resolve customer issues Well organized, able to manage competing priorities Adaptability, flexibility, resilience and independent working skills Continuous improvement approach Team player Bilingual in English/Mandarin is a big pluscrepancies and take corrective actionParticipate in business reviews with vendors and BeiGene staffPerform other related duties as assigned by managerDue to the global nature of the company, a flexible approach to working hours is required.Competencies:

General Description: Essential Functions of the Job Knowledge, Experience and Skills: Competencies:

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Ethics

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.

Planning/Organizing

Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.

Communication

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.

Teamwork

Adaptability Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Adaptability

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Technical Skills

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Dependability

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quality

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Analytical

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Problem Solving

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budgetEducation Required: Education Required: BA or BS degree, or equivalent related experienceTravel: Minimal domestic US travel and travel to China may be required.

Project Management Education Required: Travel:
Associated topics: account management, buyer, counter, greet, retail, sales associates, sales management, sales representative, solitation, store associate * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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