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Purchasing and Contract Specialist

Posted 21 days ago


Contract type

Full Time

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Purchasing and Contract Specialist
New Brunswick, NJ--may require travel to SMW location if needed
Hybrid Role 50/50
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, Business Hours

The person in this role will be responsible for supporting the Contract Operations team by processing capital and supply contracts and purchases for multiple BMS sites for Product Development (PD).
Contracting and Purchasing Support Responsibilities:
Manages administrative aspects of contracting. Supports business functions with facilitation of service contracts, agreements, purchase orders, approvals and payments as needed, vendor monitoring and oversight executed from BMS ERP systems
Responsible to work with Legal, Global Procurement and Finance departments to coordinate all activities associated with the development and execution of contracts, purchase requisitions and invoice management
Accountable for tracking, managing, and monitoring all changes to contracts/POs, ensuring timely amendments, approvals and implementation within the Product Development Operations organization
Maintains tools and tracking systems to facilitate business operations, allotment of resources, and continuous improvement of the organization

Education & Experience:
BS degree in Business field or science field preferred
Minimum 4 years of purchasing, contracting experience preferably in a biotech environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; SharePoint is preferred. Outlook with extensive background in database systems.
Working knowledge of enterprise business systems such as Icertis, SAP and ordering systems like Ariba.
Innate ability to learn new software, such as corporate intranet and enterprise business.
Understands and works with well with SharePoint
Strong working knowledge in computer training systems
Knowledge of accounting principles. Experience with departmental budget management
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Highly proficient at writing wellformulated emails and notifications.
Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors, and vendors.
Experience with technical writing and document development / generation.
Excellent interpersonal skills with experience dealing with a diverse workforce.
Strong multitasking ability in conjunction with proven organizational skills. Ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion.

Professional Knowledge
Problem Solving
Team Player / Building Relationships
Customer Focus
Action and detail oriented
Active Listening

Working Conditions:
Physical / Mental Demands:
Occasional stooping, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, reaching and/or lifting up to 25lbs
Ability to sit, stand, walk and move within workspace for extended periods
Ability to perform repetitive tasks including hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing and pulling.
This is not a lab facing role

Environmental Conditions:
Primarily office environment
Ability to work safely and effectively when working alone, or working with others

Note: Any pay ranges displayed are estimations. Actual pay is determined by an applicant's experience, technical expertise, and other qualifications as listed in the job description. All qualified applicants are welcome to apply.

Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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