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Senior Buyer

Company name
SonoSite, Inc.

Santa Clara, CA, United States

Employment Type

Purchasing, Operations

Posted on
Dec 16, 2020

Valid Through
Mar 31, 2021

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Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc. strives to offer a healthy work environment that promotes individual responsibility and growth, a collaborative spirit, and an atmosphere that encourages learning, professional development and achievement.
We search for the most talented and qualified people for both external and internal opportunities. At Fujifilm, performance, development and accountability are the standards to which the company and its people strive toward. And to support its employees, we offer programs that motivate, educate and promote a healthy work-life balance, which increase employee satisfaction and overall personal well-being.
Fujifilm is committed to offering a comprehensive and flexible benefit program to meet the needs of employees and their families. This flexible approach allows employees to create a program that fits their lives.  At Fujifilm, INNOVATION and PEOPLE matter.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is an E-Verify Employer
 ATTN Staffing Services:  We do not accept unsolicited resumes.
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Supports Production efforts by coordinating the planning, purchasing, management for the supply chain at the Santa Clara Site.  Also supports the Engineering Team as they develop new products and ready\u2019s them for release to production.

SKILL: A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.  
SUPERVISION: Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor\u2019s degree; or 3 years and a Master\u2019s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.


Support production efforts by coordinating the planning, purchasing and assembly of parts required for various levels of production and prototype builds. 
Manage and maintain inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels.
Development, management and sustainment of key purchasing indicators such as OTD, open orders, zero bin, machine down, etc.
Places routine and repetitive purchase orders, utilizing the formal ERP/MRP system.
Works with Accounts Payable to resolve invoice reconciliation issues
Partner with key stakeholders within the organization to forecast, understand the demand, evaluate inventory levels, and take orders from within the organization.
Negotiate directly with vendors to get the best possible pricing and payment options. Effectively bid, award, and administer project supply, services, and purchase orders to suppliers.
Analyze quotations from different suppliers, utilizing the (TCO) total cost of ownership tools and should cost of the parts, components, etc.
Build relationships with suppliers and manage their performance. Conduct routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance and drive improvements.
Acts as the liaison between internal customers and suppliers for all supply chain duties within the respective scope.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to work well within a team environment
Negotiating skills
Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills
Impeccable attention to detail
Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid quantitative and problem solving skills with the ability to analyze, think and communicate with well-supported data
Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
Ability to distill complex issues into simple effective messages for management
A minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor\u2019s degree

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job responsibilities performed in light industrial setting as well as office environment.


Other duties as may be assigned.
Each employee\u2019s primary objective is to assure that the quality, delivery and cost controls within his/her control meet or exceed all of our internal and external customers\u2019 requirements.
Each employee is required to abide by the Employee Handbook and the rules and regulations explained and provided at each orientation and training session. Special attention must be given to the safety aspects of these documents.

FUJIFILM Dimatix provides competitive wages, a generous benefits package and a friendly, dynamic working environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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