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About the job
As an Operative Purchaser/Planner within our organization, you will be responsible for securing the incoming flow of goods as well as generating a production plan to maintain optimal inventory levels of finished goods for our end customers. Within the role as Purchaser you will be responsible for identifying the purchase needs, placing purchase orders to our suppliers as well as following up on order confirmations and prices. Together with the Lead buyer you will work to secure the correct products and services available for the whole organization of Svar Life Science AB.
Within the role as Planner you will be responsible for production planning for a given range of products. Production planning consist of generating a production plan based on inventory levels, available capacity, historical consumption and forecast. Shelf life is another factor to be considered which is important both for incoming goods as well as for semi- and finished goods. As an Operative Purchaser/Planner you will be working both with external and internal contacts. In-house your closest collaboration will be with Manufacturing as well as with the Commercial team which will be your link to the end customer.
Secure optimal inventory levels of Purchased and Manufactured items
Create Purchase and Production orders
Communicate with suppliers concerning lead-times and availability
Production planning in close collaboration with Manufacturing
Follow up on inventory levels
Maintain ERP-system with Purchase and Planning parameters
Support ongoing improvement projects
Terms: This is a temporary position for one year.
Reports to: Supply Chain and Procurement Manager
Last day of application: Please send your CV and application letter to Roi Rekrytering. Apply as soon as possible as we are working continuously with the applications.
For questions: Please contact Jenny Segerlund, tel: +46 40 53 76 33.
You have a university degree or equivalent in relevant field and experience from operative purchasing and/or production planning preferably from a life science company or manufacturing company. You are used to work independently and structured and have a genuine interest in working with ERP-systems, mainly with Purchase, Manufacturing and Logistics modules. You are a curious and an open-minded team-player with change management skills and have a good understanding of the interaction between processes, organization, culture and technology in the whole value chain. It is important to have good “people skills” and to enjoy building relationships both within and outside the organization. We expect excellent communication skills in both English and Swedish and if you have worked in a fast-paced environment in the past, and you enjoy building something from the ground, we’re excited to talk with you. If you have experience of working in FDA regulated industries and experience from IVD /Medical device/ food industry or other related operation it is a plus.
Svar Life Science is a Swedish company that works to enable personalized medicine by serving the global life science market with tools for drug development and companion diagnostic solutions. We deliver answers you can trust from discovery to diagnosis - our combination of high-quality products, innovative technologies and comprehensive laboratory services are used by our customers to discover new therapeutics, diagnose patients and treat diseases. You can be sure of our answers: we’ve been working right across the clinical diagnostic value chain for more than 30 years.