Buyer

Organization
10x Genomics
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 94566
Job Description

We are seeking a motivated, collaborative and results-oriented individual to join our 10X team as Buyer. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding on Purchase-to-Pay process and has worked in Life Sciences industry.   This individual will have primary responsibilities of managing the day-to-day purchasing activities for direct and indirect materials.  The individual will report to Senior Manager Supply Chain and will have opportunities to interact with other teams such as Planning, Manufacturing, R&D, Finance and Marketing.  This is a unique position with opportunities to gain broad exposure both internally and externally.  Over the time, the individual will have opportunities to develop skills in various areas including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract negotiation and project management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and issue purchase orders based on demand planning or purchase requisitions
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure receipt of PO and confirm delivery date
  • Conduct basic negotiation with suppliers to optimize quality, service and cost
  • Primary point of contact for supplier communication / issue resolutions related to purchase orders
  • Manage supplier relationship and supplier performance metrics
  • Work with Planning to optimize inventory and mitigate supply risk
  • Identify and drive process improvements and ensure purchasing compliance
  • Support the sourcing activities for new product / service
  • Build rapport with key internal stakeholders over the time
Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in purchasing
  • Hands-on experience with ERP tools
  • Detail-oriented and a service mentality to internal customers
  • Self-motivated and fast learner
  • Ability to seek out required information and overcome obstacles to stay on schedule for projects
  • Strong communication skills and team player

Desired Skills and Background  

  • Scientific training with good understanding on the materials being purchased in Life Sciences industry
  • Prior experience in using NetSuite
How to Apply
About Our Organization

Changing the definition of sequencing isn’t just our tagline – it’s a commitment to game-changing advances in the field of genomics. Fueled by equal parts scientific vision and determined passion, we are delivering unprecedented innovation to short-read sequencing technologies and transforming how genomic information is accessed. You will feel the 10x difference the moment you enter our offices and labs. There’s a dynamic energy here, and we’re looking for the best of the best to be a part of it. We are seeking talented professionals excited to build new technology that advances scientific research while growing their career within a dynamic, supportive environment.

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