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Summary

The employees at Hemanext are committed to continuing the effort of the transfusion medicine community to save lives and improve patient outcomes. Our distinctive focus is on innovations systems enabling blood collection, processing, storage and transfusion that will promote radical improvement in the quality, safety, efficacy and cost of transfusion therapies.

Overview

The role of Buyer/Planner has responsibility for all functions related to procurement, materials requirements planning, shop floor control, logistics, order management and inventory management. The Buyer/Planner’s primary objective is to acquire inbound materials on time and complete, from approved suppliers at competitive costs as required to support the operations. We are looking for a results-oriented candidate that is responsive to the needs of internal and external (suppliers) customers and a good fit with a high performance, high intensity, early-stage company.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Plan orders and procure materials to support production and MRO requirements
  • Negotiate favorable terms with vendors
  • Generate purchase requisitions, contact vendors, and examine quotes for accuracy
  • Assure that problems relating to delivery, quality or pricing are promptly conveyed to the vendor and resolved in a timely manner to support the business needs
  • Work with Accounts Payable to resolve and problems with vendors
  • Support the implementation of appropriate outsource services such as 3PL, warehousing, customer duties, etc.
  • Schedule/reschedule production on the assembly floor
  • Identify shortages and work with suppliers on material need dates to meet ship dates
  • Expedite/monitor/track work orders to know current status
  • Monitor and assure delivery and inventory performance objectives are met or exceeded
  • Picking kits (inventory components) for Work Order release to manufacturing
  • Maintain departmental compliance to FDA and ESO regulations
  • Maintain open communications and feedback mechanisms between departments, functions, and senior management
  • Manage departmental performance measures, including visibility systems and provides regular progress reports

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • Certificate in SCM (Supply Chain Management) preferred
  • 3 to 5 years related experience in material planning/procurement
  • Expandable (ERP System) experience preferred
  • Experience in Medical Device, Pharma, or Biotechnlogy industries
  • Experience in a highly regulated environment

Skill Requirements

  • Must have strong negotiation skills and extensive experience working with outside vendors
  • Must have good communications skills to work with various departments in the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as internet search tools
  • Experience using and implementing ERP systems is highly desirable
  • Extensive knowledge in analyzing and solving problems in a disciplined fashion, ensuring clear understanding of the root cause(s) and efficient recommendations for resolution
  • Must be self-motivated and able to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and prioritize changing demands in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

What Hemanext offers you…

Hemanext is a pre-revenue company founded on a decade of scientific research and innovation and dedicated to bringing advancements in the world of transfusion therapy, and by doing so, dramatically impacting the patient’s quality of life. We want to create what has never been done before for some of our sickest patients.

You will be working alongside some of the brightest, hardworking and patient-focused people you will have ever worked with. We are looking for employees who have a passion to use their experiences to achieve our mission.

If this appeals to you we offer Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, a 401K retirement plan, Life and disability insurance, and 3 weeks paid time off to start.

Vaccination Requirements

You must be able to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States as a condition of employment.

Hemanext is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment. Hemanext is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Hemanext will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

How to apply  

Only those applicants whose qualifications match the position requirements will be contacted by HR.

To Apply → Please send your resume to careers@hemanext.com.