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Purchasing Administrator

Company: Danaher
Location: Coralville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team. IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we're pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives. Job Title: Purchasing Administrator Location: Coralville, IA *Mobile/Remote (On-Site/Work from Home Hybrid)* * Mobile associates must live in an area that does not exceed a 100-mile (150 km) radius of an IDT location. *May require on-site occasional presence for team meetings, etc. Purpose statement: The Purchasing Administrator manages the following initiatives assigned to the Purchasing Department: service contract maintenance, supplier quality/performance metrics data administration, corporate mobile data/phone program, in accordance with all applicable procedures and regulations. Essential Functions: * Oversees the closing activities associated with the corporate P-card program. * Manages delegation of the Item Master tasks assigned to the Purchasing Department * Populates relevant supplier quality performance metrics within the Approved Supplier List (ASL). * Gathers required ISO documentation from external contacts * Executes the gathering of documents associated with Supplier Risk Mitigation Plans * Executes transactions in support of the corporate mobile data/phone program * Performs Master Data review associated with changes made to suppliers in ERP system * Other duties as assigned Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration * Bachelor's degree in business, finance or science related field from an accredited college or university preferred * High School Diploma required Professional Experience: * Minimum of one (1) year of manufacturing experience or related experience preferred * Working knowledge of SAP, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. AX, Oracle, etc.), is preferred * Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred Other Job Qualifications * Proficient in Microsoft Office * Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written) * Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities * Coordinate multiple projects under limited timelines * Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. * Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers. * Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity. * Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards. * Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace. Physical Requirements: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently What We Offer: * Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional shifts) * Generous Paid Time Off Accruals * 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off * 10 Paid Holidays * Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates * 401(k) with Company Match * Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers. When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes. The EEO posters are available here. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Danaher, Cedar Rapids , Purchasing Administrator, Other , Coralville, Iowa

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