South San Francisco, California

Canon Medical Research USA, Inc. – Procurement & Export Division (CMRU P&E) is the Procurement Agent in the United States of our Japanese parent company, Canon Medical Systems Corporation (CMSC). The CMRU P&E division is responsible for purchasing and exporting U.S. materials, components, products and services for the use by CMSC and affiliated companies.

CMRU is committed to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique in an atmosphere that promotes work/life balance and celebrates individual and collective achievement. We offer a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation and benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


CMRU has an immediate opening for a Buyer in our Procurement & Export business division located in our South San Francisco office. This entry-level position is responsible for processing a mix of routine and repeat orders with established suppliers and new product supplier orders.


Education & Experience

  • B.S. or B.A. degree with 1-3 years of purchasing or equivalent, related experience

Key Competencies

  • Strong understanding and knowledge of procurement and logistics practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong aptitude with ERP/MRP systems
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of exporting practices, a plus
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles, a plus
  • Able to follow established policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Proven ability to be a proactive, productive, and flexible team member willing to accept and perform additional responsibilities as assigned
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Results-oriented and driven with strong follow-through skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
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