Purchasing Analyst (2018-16)

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Cambrex Charles City, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cambrex and develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates for a wide range of applications.
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Cambrex Charles City, Inc. is seeking a Purchasing Analyst to work at our manufacturing plant in Charles City, Iowa who shares the values and principles that characterize who we are and how we work. It's time to join our world-class team, if the following
Position Summary:
The principle purpose of the Purchasing Analyst at Cambrex Charles City, Inc. is to serve as the liaison between Cambrex and vendors with a goal of achieving significant reductions in the cost of materials & services. Being confident and a good negotiator is important for this position to be able to get desirable terms for contracts.
Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
Regularly compose requests for information. Gather and analyze information needed for requests. Communicate Company needs with vendors.
Regularly compose and analyze requests for proposal. Evaluate and compare vendors.
Perform negotiations of goods and services to be delivered to Cambrex Charles City Inc.
Host vendor visits and meetings.
Document costs for all vendors and generate reports on savings from SAP.
All employees are required to adhere to OSHA, DEA, EPA, FDA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the Company; and to adhere to all company safety rules and procedures. All employees are expected to report to work regularly and promptly. Other duties relating to departmental mission, not specifically detailed in this section may be assigned.
High School diploma. Associates or Bachelor's degree in business management or related field beneficial.
2-4 years procurement experience in a manufacturing environment. Chemical/ Pharmaceutical intermediate and cGMP manufacturing experience preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze global market trends.
Detail oriented, analytical, organized and objective while working in a fast paced environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel, Word and ERP systems (SAP preferred).
Cambrex Charles City offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary, and an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision care and prescription, life, LTD, STD; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; and the 'Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Program.' Post offer physical and drug screen are required. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Human Resources, Cambrex Charles City, Inc.: online: www.cambrex.com. Thank you for your interest in Cambrex Charles City!
Agencies should not forward resumes to Cambrex through this source. Please visit www.cambrex.com to become a preferred vendor and submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) online for consideration. Cambrex will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source.
Key Words:
General office skills

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