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Senior Buyer/Planner

Company: Varian medical systems
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer.At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions.We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you. -Following the MPS, the Buyer/Planner will release and schedule purchase requisitions and purchase orders for material used by Manufacturing, Service, and Customer Installation personnel utilizing the MRP system. Verify PO Confirmation from suppliers. The Buyer/Planner will also facilitate material movement to its point of issue. Manage ECN Workflows. Resolve supplier GR/IR issues. Run standard purchasing and planning reports necessary to job function. Communicate expedited shipping needs and resolve any PO issues preventing material shipments.Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials purchases. Obtains materials using engineering and production schedules to maintain inventory at planned levels (i.e., Just in Time purchases, use of EOQ - Economic Order Quantities). Resolves discrepancies. Ensures material standards are met and non-conformances or variances are approved and/or minimized. Gathers quotations, examines bids and makes awards. Monitors cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. Evaluates vendor reliability.Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge: Familiar with ERP/MRP and production or service environment. Working understanding of contractual terms and conditions, purchasing law, and supply chain concepts. Ability to read and understand financial statements. Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with HCM (e.g., Workday) or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired. Typical Education and Experience: Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) and 8 years of related experience or Masters Degree with 6 years of related experience.#LI-CORP1To ensure compliance with -applicable legal requirements in the U.S., including the federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to legally required and approved accommodations.Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.#TogetherWeFightPrivacy StatementSummaryLocation: Palo Alto, CAType: Full time

Keywords: Varian medical systems, Palo Alto , Senior Buyer/Planner, Other , Palo Alto, California

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