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Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a buyer/planner/material scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer - Required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of forecasting, MRP, supply chain, inventory management and purchasing disciplines
  • Proficient with MS Office suite - advanced skills with MS Excel
  • Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods
  • Someone that is COVID-19 vaccinated. This role requires being on-site and will have access to scientific material and lab. We therefore require the person in this role to be COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Manage the purchasing cycle, including generating requisitions, PO creation, PO follow-up, goods reception, and final payment for assigned segment and sites
  • Establish specifications in terms of optimal quantity to purchase, the quality required and the cost impact to the production plan, demonstrating the ability to identify critical parts or critical Suppliers that may require more focus
  • Participates in contract negotiation strategy and development
  • Determine departmental inventory management strategies and objectives across segments and sites
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by the forecast and the production schedule
  • Monitor status of the open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Actively monitor supplier performance to measure, record, and provide feedback on supplier performance
  • Expedite or defer Purchase orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers
  • Negotiate at order level using standard negotiating techniques. (e.g. Purchase order terms and conditions, delivery dates, payments terms, inventory, specifications, quality)
  • Negotiate at actual and at forecast demand level e.g. future buy volume, rebates, price breaks."
  • Manage large to moderate number of non-strategic and strategic supplier with parts of medium complexity to low complexity parts
  • Supports strategic suppliers, performs basic supplier market research, participates in and may lead some routine supplier meetings
  • Tracks and communicates the performance of supplier Scorecard/ Delivery versus established KPIs
  • Communicates (and escalates as required), operational issues and works collaboratively to identify solutions."
Desired Qualifications
  • Certificate in CPIM or CSCP is a but not required

11-50 employees

Neural imaging & disease detection software
Company Overview
Inscopix’s mission is to unlock human potential by developing technologies and quantitative neural circuit-based approaches to understand the brain in health and to heal it in disease. The company works across various sectors to catalyze and translate deep scientific insights into new therapies for people living with debilitating neurological and psychiatric illnesses.
  • 401k plan & stock options
  • No-cost health plan with low-cost family plans
  • Generous PTO
  • Health & wellness benefits