Buyer – Supply Chain

Manufacturing | Santa Ana | CA

Basic Function:
We are seeking an individual to be responsible for procurement of raw materials and services for Irvine Scientific.


Job Duties:

  • Maintain supplier item details on raw material specifications
  • Handles assessment of supplier change notification
  • Assign part numbers for new raw materials
  • Place orders for both inventory and non-inventory items
  • Obtain supplier commitments and documentations and follow through until product is received
  • Maintain quotations and aging orders
  • Negotiate/Track department cost savings
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • Minimum a High School diploma.
  • Preferred a Bachelor Degree with concentration in Supply Chain, Operations, Mathematics, Economics, Purchasing, or related science or finance industry.
  • 3-4 years of successful purchasing or buying experience.  Experience in biotechnical area preferred, cGMP environment a plus.
  • Solid experience in managing multiple priorities in a mission critical environment.
  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyze data.
  • Certification is Purchasing is preferred.
  • Previous planning experience is preferred.
  • Full understanding of purchasing and sourcing procedures and practices is ideal.
  • Knowledge of ERP and/or inventory control systems.
  • Good understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


To Apply:  Please send resume with salary history to:  Please put BUY 100417 in the subject line.

Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer.

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