Career Connections Canada Buyer/Procurement (pharmaceuticals) 15 month Contr Temporary in Brampton, ON

Career Connections Canada

Branch Brampton ON CA

Buyer/Procurement (pharmaceuticals) 15 month Contr
Brampton, ON

3 to 5 years experience in Purchasing in Materials control in a pharmaceutical industry. Following SOP on regular basis to be in compliance….

GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for procuring non-inventory items for R&D ,QC ,Micro Lab & facility ,Capital Equipment purchase, packaging components

  • for Production, raw materials ,API & Excipients for R&D.
  • Negotiate pricing with vendors.
  • Responsible for purchase analysis relating to inventory levels of components.
  • Assist/Support Research and Development with sourcing specific packaging materials and raw materials.
  • Expedite materials in order to meet production requirements.
  • Analyze quotes from existing and new vendors.
  • Develop existing vendors to improve lead time, quality and service.
  • Purchasing analysis for the NIRS vendors.


  • Order materials regularly as per schedule for R&D & QC /Micro lab.
  • Responsible for Equipment Purchase request timely get executed.
  • Order materials regularly as per the MRP: Responsible for releasing firm purchase orders as per MRP requirements.
  • Responsible for effective cost saving to meet target set for MM Purchase team
  • Process improvement to get flow less operation without any delays.
  • Communicate any delivery issues which would affect the master production schedule or Lab testing schedule
  • Vendor analysis base on quality product, rejection rate, pricing structure, open issues.
  • Responsible to maintain Supplier agreements / Contracts.
  • Responsible for change control initiation & follow up with it.
  • Responsible to resolve any shortages or discrepancies on received material with accounts payable.
  • Responsible for vendor returned if any.
  • Review exception report.
  • Ensure quantities purchased meet purchasing guidelines and policies.
  • Sourcing inventory items for R &D, QC-Micro Lab , obtaining samples, specifications, pricing and lead times.
  • Survey market place for alternate vendor quotes to ensure competitiveness of existing vendors.
  • Responsible to negotiate pricing with vendors and maintain vendor pricing records as needed for analysis.
  • Review open purchase orders to reduce and or increase quantities as necessary.
  • Responsible to ensure that purchase orders are placed for components /raw material to meet the launch dates of new products.
  • Communicate QC QA issues, rejections with appropriate vendors.
  • Lead cross functional team to help resolve NOE’s, NCI’s and CAPA’s in a timely manner.
  • Align Taro Packaging and Raw /API Material requirements with Supplier’s specifications.
  • Checking sourcing for Outside testing labs.
  • Following SOP on regular basis to be in compliance.


  • Purchasing analysis for NIRS supplier with department vise data
  • Purchasing summary- committed and planned purchases
  • Exception reports
  • Quote comparisons: Prepare a report to distinguish new quotes with existing vendors.
  • Saving Report


  • working knowledge of computer systems and programs
  • ability to manage multiple projects
  • effective interpersonal skills to develop business relationships to ensure timetables are met
  • ability to develop project timelines
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of purchasing procedures, policies and paradigms.


  • University degree in business or related or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in Purchasing in Materials control in a pharmaceutical industry.
  • Working knowledge of : Microsoft Excel and Word
  • BPCS MRP System
  • Cognos
  • APICS or PMAC certification will be an asset.
  • Experience in interfacing and interacting with diverse business groups

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-07-09
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