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Buyer/Planner

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Overview:Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start hereBuyer/PlannerThe Kansas City Clinical Supply Services Buyer performs all tasks associated with the procurement of components necessary to complete the clinical and/or commercial packaging of client orders. This role is primarily responsible for ensuring that commitments made to clients are fulfilled in terms of timely receipt of components needed for orders. This position has overall responsibility for managing the procurement of client supplied and Catalent procured components.The Role* Responsible for the procurement of all material components required to complete packaging jobs. Must ensure that sufficient material is available to support production, while not procuring excessive inventory that will be prone to obsolescence.* Enters appropriate information from onboarding requests in to the inventory management system to create and track Purchase Orders for Catalent owned and Client supplied packaging materials.* Creates receiving paperwork & uploads receiving paperwork to the Material Tracker (or other designated location)* Initiates and maintains phone and email contact with vendors for quotations and timely procurement of supplied components, including tooling. This contact includes vendor follow-up for items that do not arrive as scheduled or when need by dates are updated due to timeline revision.* Monitors inventory for Catalent owned items to ensure timely procurement* Attends Kick-off meetings to review needed order information and to provide feedback regarding outstanding required information.The Candidate* BS in Business Management or related field, or equivalent.* Previous buying experience preferred.* Working knowledge of MRP preferred.* cGMP experience, preferred* Clinical packaging experience a plus.* Experience utilizing planning techniques/systems preferred.* Must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Position Benefits* Potential for career growth within an expanding team as well as other areas* Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment* 19 days of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidaysCatalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit to explore career opportunities.Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

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