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Procurement Specialist (Remote)

Company: Myriad Genetics
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for providing efficient purchasing and supply chain management for the materials and services required to meet Sales and Marketing operational requirements. This role will ensure the most appropriate goods or services are selected based on price, quality, delivery time and support services. They will work to minimize the total cost of procuring and maintaining inventory. Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business unit managers to establish clear business needs and set long term product strategies
  • Ensure all procurement activities achieve the highest standards in terms of cost efficiency, quality and ethics
  • Work with stake holders to evaluate forecast demand and establish inventory stocking levels
  • Manage and consolidate marketing assets in the marketing portal
  • Customize the marketing portal to match corporate branding and provide multidivisional access and support
  • Manage user account setup and training for purchasing applications
  • Control site access and order limits
  • Maintain stock levels to prevent stock outs and trigger replenishment orders
  • Carefully monitor open orders and expedite as needed
  • Oversee timely delivery of goods and services to meet demand and project requirements
  • Monitor slow moving inventory to reduce obsolescence
  • Ensure item revisions are communicated to suppliers and updated in the marketing portal
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and analyze the impact of price changes for goods and services
  • Manage and track cost savings and cost avoidance initiatives
  • Work with Sourcing to negotiate new procurements, while actively looking for opportunities to optimize current agreements
  • Manage supplier relationships evaluating performance and compliance
  • Maintain orders in the ERP system (Oracle) and through the marketing portal(s)
  • Analyze purchase requisitions, create purchase orders, and provide general customer service duties in a timely and efficient manner
  • Additional purchasing activities as required Qualifications
    • 2-5+ years of procurement, project management or marketing experience preferred
    • Bachelor s degree in marketing, accounting, or related field required, or 2 years of technical experience in lieu of degree
    • Certification in procurement or supply chain is an asset (CPSM, CPIM)
    • Experience with Oracle or other ERP system
    • Efficient in computer programs necessary to complete work requirements (Oracle, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management and personal organization skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively to all stakeholders, suppliers, and third-party providers

Keywords: Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City , Procurement Specialist (Remote), Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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