We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join our Global Purchasing Organization. This Buyer / Planner Level II will be responsible for the purchases from the assigned Asia suppliers to support the needs of the Omnicell productions in USA, and play a vital role to the team.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities
Review MRP requirements etc. and be responsible for creating Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders and Stock Transfer Orders etc.
and manage them till their closure
Effectively monitor open orders and PO deliveries to ensure material availability to production schedules and their changes
Maintain MAX / MIN levels with Kanban suppliers and monitor Kanban daily deliveries as needed
Work closely with Master Scheduler and monitor forecasts actively, publish to suppliers as needed
Work closely with Production Planning teams, monitor and resolve shortages by working with both suppliers and related internal departments
Resolve packing slip and / or invoice errors that prevent or delay receipt of goods or supplier payment
Communicate Material Review Form for First Article and / or non-conformance materials and process RMAs / RTVs with the suppliers
ECO management, Materials End of Life management, project Excess and Obsolete mitigations and resolutions
Assist US buyers for other parts in expedite as needed
Conduct New Supplier Add processes to set up qualified new suppliers in SAP
Conduct RFQ / RFx processes with qualified suppliers
Evaluate quotations and make sound business decisions with supporting details for management approvals
Maintain Material Master and Info Record in SAP
Drive cost reductions with assigned suppliers and manage the implementations
Participation in preparation and presentation on the QBR, conduct business reviews for responsible areas and drive for continuous improvements
Support company projects including NPI, ISO etc. as needed
Maintains vendor relations and resolves issues as required, conduct supplier visits and / or audit as needed
Perform analytics and take appropriate actions, generate reports as requested by the management and / or other internal departments
Required Knowledge and Skills :
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting or related fields required
Minimum of 5 years purchasing experiences in a manufacturing environment required
Experiences of purchasing from contract manufacturers and Kanban programs preferred
Product life cycle management knowledge and Skills required
Experiences of Production Planning, Manufacturing, Quality or Engineering is a plus
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of external and internal customers required
Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills in both Mandarin and English required, Cantonese preferred
Quick adapter, open to changes and thrive in a changing environment
MRP system experiences required, preferably SAP
Experienced MS office (Excel / Word / PPT etc.) user required
APICS preferred, CPSM certification is a plus
Work Conditions :
Located in Hong Kong, Fixed Term Employee
Travel Required Weekly travel to local China Suppliers (as needed or required) Some International Travel Overall less than 25% Travel requirement
Extended or irregular work hours
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.