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Supply Chain Buyer/Planner

Posted 21 Aug 2018

Bellevue, Washington - United States

Req Id 174554


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.



These are exciting times at BioControl as we continue integration efforts due to our acquisition early last year! We are now part of the MilliporeSigma BioMonitoring business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. As we continue to combine our products with the established portfolio, we have defined a newly-created position of Supply Chain Buyer/Planner. You will play an important role in helping to integrate BioControl products into the e-commerce sales platform which will necessitate bringing together cross-functional groups to lead the change in processes as well as the “people side” of change. In addition, the role will manage OEM suppliers and participate in weekly production planning meetings. To succeed in this position, along with a strong Supply Chain Management background you need to have strong organizational and time management skills as well as project management expertise to exhibit within a fast and demanding work environment. In order to be successful in this position, you will need:

·  A Bachelor’s degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, business, operations management or economics preferred. Related field life sciences such as microbiology or biochemistry combined with at 3-7 years of related experience. Alternatively, a Master’s degree with 1 – 2 years of related experience. APICS and/or ISM Certification desired.

· Advanced ERP experience, SAP a plus. Biotech industry desired. Advanced user of Excel, MS Office and MS Query.

· Strong change management and cut over planning skills.  Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work effectively within a cross-functional team environment.

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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