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Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Buyer/Planner in our Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Buyer/Planner working on the Supply Chain team, you will be empowered to initiate projects that increase quality and service, and a typical day will include:
OBJECTIVES: 
This position is responsible for the administration of procurement activities and day to day supplier management for assigned commodities and products.
This position is responsible to make, manage and execute buying decisions to ensure uninterrupted product flow. Coordinate product availability information externally and internally to ensure that all deliverable dates are met to reach facility service-level goals.
The incumbent will also maintain communications internally and externally to surface and resolve issues, which can impact operating efficiencies.
ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
Make buying decisions from various suppliers.
Analyze and manage appropriate reports such as - supplier performance reports, MRP exception reports and open P.O. reports to ensure on-time material availability and proper inventory levels.
Investigate and review all material quality complaints and problems, both internal and external, and forward correspondence to appropriate personnel.
Analyze excess and obsolete material and initiate disposition via various channels, both internal and external.
Initiate projects that eliminate non-value added activities, increase quality and service, and reduce costs. Closely monitor commodity market trends and take advantage of cost reduction, quality improvement and service improvement opportunities.
Develop an in-depth knowledge of suppliers, industries, technologies and manufacturing processes and purchasing strategies for assigned commodities.
Demonstrate knowledge of purchasing and associated materials management systems. Develop skills and obtain knowledge in negotiation, and contract terms and conditions.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:  
Bachelor's Degree in Business or closely related field and 3 years Procurement experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical industry preferred.
Solid knowledge and experience in purchasing principles. Purchasing certificates preferred.
Experience preparing and implementing policies, systems and procedures.
Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment with multiple projects and products.
Strong analytical, negotiation and team building skills.
General knowledge of GAAP/SOX and an understanding of internal accounting controls.
Self-starter, team player, effective leader and able to work in cross-cultural environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong negotiation skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  ERP system knowledge - SAP preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around the cGMP manufacturing facility.
May occasionally work in a clean room environment and wear special garments and personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Some travel may be required less than 20%
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
Learn more at takedajobs.com.
Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit ****No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.
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Brooklyn Park, MN
Worker Type
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Worker Sub-Type
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Time Type
Full time
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Job Description
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Buyer/Planner in our Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Buyer/Planner working on the Supply Chain team, you will be empowered to initiate projects that increase quality and service, and a typical day will include: OBJECTIVES:  This position is responsible for the administration of procurement activities and day to day supplier management for assigned commodities and products.
This position is responsible to make, manage and execute buying decisions to ensure uninterrupted product flow. Coordinate product availability information externally and internally to ensure that all deliverable dates are met to reach facility service-level goals.
The incumbent will also maintain communications internally and externally to surface and resolve issues, which can impact operating efficiencies.
                                    ACCOUNTABILITIES:  Make buying decisions from various suppliers.
Analyze and manage appropriate reports such as - supplier performance reports, MRP exception reports and open P.O. reports to ensure on-time material availability and proper inventory levels.
Investigate and review all material quality complaints and problems, both internal and external, and forward correspondence to appropriate personnel.
Analyze excess and obsolete material and initiate disposition via various channels, both internal and external.
Initiate projects that eliminate non-value added activities, increase quality and service, and reduce costs. Closely monitor commodity market trends and take advantage of cost reduction, quality improvement and service improvement opportunities.
Develop an in-depth knowledge of suppliers, industries, technologies and manufacturing processes and purchasing strategies for assigned commodities.
Demonstrate knowledge of purchasing and associated materials management systems. Develop skills and obtain knowledge in negotiation, and contract terms and conditions.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:   Bachelor's Degree in Business or closely related field and 3 years Procurement experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical industry preferred.
Solid knowledge and experience in purchasing principles. Purchasing certificates preferred.
Experience preparing and implementing policies, systems and procedures.
Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment with multiple projects and products.
Strong analytical, negotiation and team building skills.
General knowledge of GAAP/SOX and an understanding of internal accounting controls.
Self-starter, team player, effective leader and able to work in cross-cultural environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong negotiation skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  ERP system knowledge - SAP preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around the cGMP manufacturing facility.
May occasionally work in a clean room environment and wear special garments and personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Some travel may be required less than 20%
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine Learn more at takedajobs.com. Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit ****No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please. #LI-MJ1
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