CMRU–P&E Buyer

South San Francisco, CA

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

CMRU–P&E 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 an excellent work environment and competitive compensation and benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

CMRU–P&E has immediate openings for both a Buyer and Senior Buyer in our South San Francisco office.

Summary of Position

The Buyer is an entry to mid-level Buyer position in the P&E Division and the responsibilities include processing a mix of routine and/or repeat orders with established Suppliers and new product/Supplier orders.

Qualifications

Education

B.S. or B.A. degree or equivalent.

Experience

Three to five years purchasing or related experience.

Technical

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook). Aptitude with ERP/MRP systems also required.

Other

  • Basic understanding and knowledge of procurement, logistics and exporting practices and basic understanding of accounting principles.
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers for continuous cost reduction.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and follow-through skills.
  • Must be flexible and willing to accept and perform additional responsibilities as assigned by manager or others in the group.
  • Able to follow established policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail in managing multiple priorities.
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