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Purchasing/Logistics Expediter

Company: ImprimisRx
Location: Ledgewood
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description About ImprimisRx ImprimisRx a wholly-owned company of Harrow Health, Inc., is one of the nation's leading ophthalmology compounding businesses. The company operates two production and dispensing facilities based in Ledgewood, New Jersey. The 503B outsourcing facility produces formulations for office use in accordance with current good manufacturing practices (CGMP), the highest federal quality standards for drug manufacturers in the country. Its 503A pharmacy produces customizable, patient-specific formulations pursuant to a physician prescription for several chronic care needs. There have been over two million eyes served by the formulations produced at these facilities. Job SummaryThe Purchasing/Logistics Expediter is responsible for ensuring that the company receives all necessary components to fulfill the production schedule. The purpose of this job is to act as a coordinator between Imprimis, and our suppliers to expedite the delivery of quality material in a timely and organized manner. The expediter will review the purchasing schedule and ensure that the suppliers deliver on-time. Additionally, they will be responsible for ensuring that shipments made through FedEx, UPS and the USPS are delivered on time as promised by the provider. Responsibilities:

  • Expedite purchase orders as necessary and ensures on-time delivery of purchased items
  • Ensure all material delivery schedules are communicated to the suppliers in a timely manner to meet planning requirements (confirm P.O.'s)
  • Check scheduled delivery dates and contact suppliers to prevent late deliveries
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, shipments and deliveries
  • Collaborate with customer service to identify lost and delayed shipments and conduct follow up with carriers for applicable resolution and refunds
  • Develop and monitor KPI's related to purchasing
  • Communicate with suppliers about the status of purchase orders to reduce the impact of late shipments
  • Coordinate and expedite materials needed for the production schedule
  • Maintains Purchase Order delivery dates
  • Responsible for preparation of purchase orders and review of requisitions for materials and services
  • Measures suppliers for quality of service and delivery
  • Purchase high-quality items at the best possible price, in the appropriate quantities, and according to the specified delivery schedules
  • Create and review purchase orders for assigned parts
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Manager to review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Build and manages supplier relationships
  • Perform other duties or special projects as required or assigned Qualifications:
    • 2+ years of purchasing/procurement experience
    • BA/BS degree required
    • Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
    • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
    • Proficiency using MS Office particularly Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with attention to detail
    • Ability to make strategic recommendations and take appropriate action
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position based in Ledgewood, NJ. Days of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required. Work Environment & Physical Demands While performing the responsibilities of the job, the work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter, and the physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.
      • The employee may frequently be required to sit, type, talk or hear.
      • The employee will frequently be required to use the computer, mouse and telephone to conduct the regular tasks of this role.
      • The employee will be required to compute simple to complex mathematical calculations as a normal part of this role.
      • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch.
      • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
      • The employee will encounter various types of machinery while on the job and on the work sites and those machines may emit loud noises at times.
      • The employee may be exposed to hazardous materials and chemicals while on the job or in the work site. AAP/EEO Statement ImprimisRx believes in creating long-term relationships by being responsive and relevant and by consistently delivering value to our community of customers. Specifically, with our employees, we focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent for our business, challenging our people, demonstrating a "can-do" attitude and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, national origin, gender (including gender identity and expression), or sexual orientation. ImprimisRx is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

Keywords: ImprimisRx, Newark , Purchasing/Logistics Expediter, Professions , Ledgewood, New Jersey

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