US, US, OH - West Carrollton
Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Location: OH - West Carrollton
Looking for a self-starter with skills in process development to be in charge of purchasing in a start-up environment. This position will support manufacturing of a brand new technology, and be responsible for developing the processes to maintain supply, throughput, and speed of customer fulfillment. This position will also support the transfer of manufacturing and relocate to NuVasive’s Manufacturing Facility in West Carrolton, Ohio, over the next 18 months. Think like an owner, act with an entrepreneurial spirit while utilizing your curiosity and analytical skills to create a significant impact in an exciting work environment.
This position supports a worldwide sales force through procurement and inventory management. You will manage all aspects of purchasing including sourcing, negotiating, supplier development, and implementation of short and long term agreements. Key responsibilities include working within a cross-functional team who owns bringing new product to market and product transitions. Supplier management will be maintained by leading regular order review meetings and driving closure of action items, maintaining a balance of supply and demand while meeting company cost, lead time and inventory objectives.
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Operations
Or bachelor’s degree in related field and 2+ years procurement experience
Excel proficiency including pivot tables, vlookups, if/or statements
Experience in MRP systems, preferably SAP
Accurate with word processing (Word), and power point. Competency in navigating the Internet.
Willingness to travel, and relocate within 18 months to NuVasive’s Manufacturing facility in West Carrolton, Ohio
Experience in highly regulated procurement, high mix low volume
Act as a strong team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional Product Development Teams which include Marketing, Development, Quality, Supply Chain and Manufacturing (i.e. identify project’s risks and opportunities; plan, coordinate and communicate purchasing activities to upper management; track projects progress and product to launch)
Must be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time in a fast-paced environment and pay superior attention to detail; prioritize projects to company top 3 and/or other critical objectives
Ability to read and understand at a high level BOMs any relevant technical document with an understanding of basic manufacturing processes
Excellent negotiation, presentation, verbal and written communication skills; experience managing procurement through long term agreements.
Participate in Continuous Improvements (i.e. productivity actions, best practice, etc.).