Procurement Manager

Purchasing/Procurement | Santa Ana, CA

Job Function:

We are hiring for a Procurement Manager. The Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing the Procurement team in achieving corporate and department goals. This person will also ensure key KPIs are achieved in savings, supplier agreements, and risk management. The Procurement Manager is responsible for leading the Procurement team in executing sourcing activities for all sourcing categories with the goal of establishing fundamental sourcing documentation and programs to reduce cost and risk in the Supply Chain.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in supporting their sourcing needs and provide necessary guidance in regards to procurement processes
  • Partner with Finance, Materials Management, Marketing, QA, QC, and other departments to support their respective needs
  • Generate and track TCO savings achievements according to procurement annual goals and policy
  • Collaborate with Planning and Marketing to forecast levels of demand for raw materials in order to meet the business needs
  • Promote concept of EOQ/MOQ to the business partners and alignment on optimum material inventory levels for Marketing and Manufacturing needs
  • Actively collaborate with Marketing in identifying long-term forecast of demand and communicate projected materials requirements to suppliers with long lead times or identified as critical
  • Ensure periodic E&O analysis is performed with Planning and business partners to monitor raw materials scrap level for continuous improvement
  • Manage supplier performance through periodic Quality and Business Reviews (QBR) and maintain regular communication with suppliers
  • Build strong partnerships with key suppliers based on supplier criticality categories and reduce risks in assurance of supply and quality
  • Be actively involved in understanding suppliers’ manufacturing capability, inventory strategy, business trends, etc., while executing strategies to improve raw material delivery performance
  • Drive risk mitigation concepts and initiatives to reduce company’s risk exposure in compliance, assurance of supply, and quality
  • Use ERP system to perform procurement operational responsibilities including material master data updates, purchase order issuance, periodic forecasting, and purchase order on-time delivery tracking
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Identify potential suppliers, visit existing suppliers, and promote supplier relationship management (SRM) program
  • Negotiate supply agreements and purchase agreements with key suppliers to ensure best possible terms for the company
  • Partner with Finance to reconcile blocked invoices and facilitate processing payments and invoices
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future purchase price fluctuations
  • Develop company’s short to long term Procurement strategy
  • Lead RFI/RFQ/RFP activities and make supplier selection recommendations based on commercial and technical requirements
  • Manage and lead procurement / sourcing specialists’ day-to-day deliverables and ensure internal stakeholders’ expectations can be met accordingly


  • BS in Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of sourcing experience in a cGMP and FDA regulated environment; biotech industry sourcing experience strongly preferred
  • APICS certification is a plus
  • 3 or more years of experience using MRP and ERP systems
  • Full understanding of sourcing and purchasing industry policies and procedures
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Projects, Visio, and Outlook



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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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