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STEMCELL Technologies
Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
Job Description Summary

Our Procurement team is growing! At STEMCELL Technologies - Canada's largest biotech company - we are looking for skilled Buyers who can bring their purchasing experience and supplier relationship management skills to help ensure materials are purchased and delivered in a timely manner. If you thrive in high-volume procurement environments and have excellent attention to detail and a continuous improvement mindset, we want to hear from you!

Buyers are responsible for all activities pertaining to the purchase of materials used for research, testing and production of STEMCELL products. In this way, you'll contribute to supporting scientists around the world who depend on our products to perform cancer, immunology, stem cell, regenerative medicine, and other types of research.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of purchases from requisition to delivery including issuing Purchase Orders, monitoring deliveries and invoices, maintaining ERP data integrity in accordance with Purchasing guidelines and best practices
  • Assisting with issues related to invoicing and/or delivery, following up on returns or refunds for non-conforming materials
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships, acting as an interface between suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Actively seek cost savings, documenting cost savings and contributing to the team's overall cost savings goals
  • Highlight areas of supply risk, communicate and escalate appropriately

Knowledge and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years' experience in a related role (will consider equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Ability to effectively manage day to day purchasing activities with a high degree of organization and attention to detail, while prioritizing conflicting tasks
  • Experience with ERP system required. SAP experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL's vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.

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STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as "Scientists Helping Scientists" - standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply.

Create an account by selecting the create account button. You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number. Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!
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