Philips Buyer in Alajuela, Costa Rica

Carries out broad assignments involving the planning and procurement of important items, requiring extensive or specialized knowledge and experience. Generally obtains the necessary materials in the right quantities, at the right time, and at the right quality and price to meet objectives of the company. Ensure that planning and procurement activities are conducted and documented in accordance with GMP’s, FDA, ISO Requirements and Company Operating Procedures.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Carries out broad assignments involving the planning and procurement of important items, requiring extensive or specialized knowledge and experience. Generally obtains the necessary materials in the right quantities, at the right time, and at the right quality and price to meet objectives of the company. Ensure that planning and procurement activities are conducted and documented in accordance with GMP’s, FDA, ISO Requirements and Company Operating Procedures.

You are responsible for

  • Check requisitions for adequacy of specifications and approvals.Contact vendors, examine bids and make awards.

  • Provide leadership in efforts to reduce total material and service costs.

  • Develop and maintain professional and cordial relationships with all suppliers.

  • Evaluate material requirements and purchase inventory necessary to meet demand.

  • Act as liaison between production departments, product engineering, and sales/marketing departments especially regarding new product development/introduction and engineering changes (ECO).

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.

  • Solid experience in related areas.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to represent the Company and interact with customers in an effective fashion.

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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