Descripción de la empresa

Descripción de la empresa En Intuitive, estamos unidos detrás de nuestra misión: creemos que la atención mínimamente invasiva es la atención que mejora la vida. Mediante la inventiva y la tecnología inteligente, ampliamos el potencial de los médicos para curar sin limitaciones. Como pioneros y líderes del mercado en cirugía robótica, nos esforzamos por fomentar un equipo inclusivo y diverso, comprometido con marcar la diferencia. Durante más de 25 años, hemos trabajado con hospitales y equipos de atención de todo el mundo para ayudar a resolver algunos de los desafíos más difíciles de la atención médica y avanzar en lo que es posible. Intuitive se ha construido gracias a los esfuerzos de grandes personas de diversos orígenes. Creemos que las grandes ideas pueden provenir de cualquier lugar: nos esforzamos por fomentar una cultura inclusiva basada en la diversidad de pensamientos y en el respeto mutuo. Lideramos con inclusión y capacitamos a los miembros de nuestro equipo para que trabajen de la mejor manera y manifiesten su auténtica personalidad. Las personas apasionadas que quieren marcar la diferencia impulsan nuestra cultura: los miembros de nuestro equipo se basan en la integridad, tienen una sólida capacidad para aprender, la energía para hacer las cosas, y aportan experiencias diversas del mundo real para ayudarnos a pensar de nuevas maneras. Invertimos activamente en los miembros de nuestro equipo para apoyar su crecimiento a largo plazo y así poder continuar avanzando en nuestra misión y alcanzar su máximo potencial. Únase a un equipo comprometido a dar grandes pasos hacia delante para una comunidad global de profesionales de atención médica y sus pacientes. Juntos, avancemos en el mundo de la atención mínimamente invasiva.

Descripción del empleo

Under general supervision procures all indirect materials to assure production plan fulfillment, establishes and follows internal controls that meets Intuitive’s procedures and regulations, supports special projects and Indirect vendors selection in an effective and efficient way by deploying   continues improvement culture and Intuitive’s culture to maintain a productive and favorable work environment.  

Roles & Responsibilities:

Manage the team of Indirect buyers.  

  • Creates, trains, and supports purchasing buyers on standard work, in order to maintain consistency in quality and quantity of work output
  • Purchase order approval
  • Capacity planning and balance of department workload
  • Selects, train, and develop skill level of subordinate personnel
  • Lead indirect buyers to meet Initiatives and target metrics
  • Management of overall team performance including annual appraisals
  • Actively participates in the deployment of our culture, our employee activities, safety and talent development programs to maintain an adequate work environment in the department

Internal Controls

  • Creates strategies to prevent fraud or non-conformances with internal procedures in the indirect purchasing areas
  • Complies with financial Internal audits by assuring adherence to internal procedures and external regulations.  
  • Notifies and escalates as appropriate any potential conflict of interest, risk of noncompliance or potential frauds to Site’s leader, Internal audit team or higher.

Supplier Selection and Supplier Management

  • Performs when applicable bidding process to meet Intuitive’s supplier selection procedure.
  • Supports other areas for supplier selection, supplier approval processes including engineering, facilities, PMC, Operations, etc..
  • Establish and tracks suppliers’ key performance objectives, including on time shipment and quality targets
  • Conduct supplier visit and creates a regional network for potential opportunities for integration.
  • Perform high level forecast and performance reviews with key suppliers to support supply planning and buffer demand volatility

Production Support

  • Tracks line downs occurrences and perform root cause analysis related to indirect purchasing
  • Implements corrective actions to reduce risk of shortages.
  • Ensures timely delivery of all critical materials
  • Drives improvement initiatives with operations management as applicable

Cost

  • Supports strategic team on annual cost reduction plan to achieve corporate initiative plan
  • Implement cost reduction projects by negotiating price, service, or terms with suppliers
  • Reports price increases and escalates high impact situations to site’s leaders and the local finance team
  • In close collaboration with the finance team and Site’s leader, prepares annual budget, quarterly forecast for indirect materials and reports results to management.

Inventory Management

  • When possible, implements inventory management techniques (Kanban) to increase material inventory turns performance
  • Manages excess and obsolescence by working closely with the 5’s team

 

Drive our Culture Strategy by fostering our mission, founding principles, individual and leadership expectations.

Requisitos
  • BS degree and 10+ years of experience managing an Indirect or MRO purchasing team in high and low volume-manufacturing environments.
  • Leadership and Managerial Skills and Experience are a must for this position.
  • Significant computer experience including MS Office products and ERP systems, preferably SAP and Agile. Strong Excel and Database skills is a must.
  • Proven track record of being an effective project manager in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing company.
  • Detailed working knowledge of buying, material planning, master scheduling and forecasting.
  • Demonstrates concern for precision and thoroughness.
  • Proven ability to lead a team to consistently achieve stretch goals and objectives and maintaining a positive work environment.
  • Ability to provide positive direction by encouraging peers to have a commitment to high standards of quality and performance.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Spanish and English)
  • Effectively manages task breakdown, helps keep individual contributors on task, player-coach; ability to step in and perform hard tasks.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience with proven track record of savings.
  • Some travel is required.
  • A solid local network of potential suppliers for services and indirect materials.
Información adicional

Intuitive es un empleador que brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo. Proporcionamos igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los solicitantes y empleados cualificados, y prohibimos cualquier tipo de discriminación y acoso, independientemente de su raza, sexo, condición de embarazo, orientación sexual, identidad de género, origen nacional, color, edad, religión, condición de veterano protegido o de discapacidad, información genética o cualquier otra condición protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales aplicables.

Consideraremos para el empleo a los solicitantes cualificados con antecedentes penales y de arresto de acuerdo a las leyes de oportunidad justa.

Shift : Day

Travel : 25% of the time

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Indirect Material Purchasing Manager