Supply Planning Buyer

Supply Planning Buyer – Contract - Princeton, NJ. - $22.38 - $32.38/hr
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Supply Planning Buyer in Princeton, NJ.

Role Description

• Support the activities of the Site Supply Chain Planning, procurement, and material management
• Execute the buying strategies for critical raw materials used in CAT-T product manufacturing and ensure enough supply to support uninterrupted manufacturing
• Use the Supply Chain Planning Systems to generate raw material purchase orders based on inventory policies and supply chain constraints
• Generate inventory projections and other KPIs and reports for S&OP purposes
• Responsible for all aspects of PO life cycle; generation, order follow-up & invoice management
• Set up and maintain purchasing parameters required for buying
• Escalate business critical decisions points to management
• Identify opportunities and support the creation of new business processes to support supplying autologous products
• Participate in cross-functional and vendor meeting meetings to resolve issues
• Partner with other stakeholders to create and implement best practices
• Other duties as assigned

Skills & Requirements

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Hands-on team player willing to work in an environment where individual initiative, accountability, and professional maturity are required
• Must have strong analytical skills
• Must be able to work with limited day-to-day supervision.
• Strong PC experience, Microsoft Office Suite experience required including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Oracle EBS / Advance Supply Chain Planning or SAP experience required.
• APICS certification is a plus.
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Planner or buyer with minimum 2 years of pharmaceutical industry experience
• Prior experience interacting with vendors, manufacturing sites, pharmaceutical quality organizations
• Prior experience planning and/or buying in a multiple manufacturing site and/or contract manufacturing environment

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


Job Type
22.38 - 32.38