Purchasing Assistant (Pharmaceutical Company)

  • Client is in the Pomona area
  • Position is Temp-to-Hire
  • Shift is Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Salary is $22 – $25/hour (DOE)

*During the interview process, candidate must take and pass the standard Scientific Pharmaceuticals’ test.

Job Description:

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supplier communications, preparing purchase orders, monitoring lead-times and deliveries
  • Maintain raw material and packaging specification and history files to ensure current specifications are filed and available
  • Investigation/ qualification of new vendors, follow up on deliveries, and coordinating rejections.
  • Vendor evaluation according to Quality Management System requirements of existing vendors as well as annual reports on vendors.
  • Maintaining an approved vendor list
  • Handle daily secondary Inventory Control data entry
  • Light administrative duties such as correspondence and telephone back-up on incoming calls, etc.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Ideal candidates should possess the following skills/qualifications demonstrated through previous work experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5 years in purchasing within a manufacturing corporation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office and Windows
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 and FDA GMP environment is highly preferred
  • Able to lift 25 pounds

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