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One Allentown Parkway, Allen Texas 75002, USA
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Quest Medical, Inc. is a US based manufacturer that develops and manufactures sterile medical devices for a variety of medical markets. Those markets include cardiac surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oncology, IV fluid, and anesthesia delivery. Our company culture is very diverse and the average tenure for our employee population is 10+ years. If you are looking for a stable and successful company where your voice will be heard, Quest is the place to be.

Summary: Responsible for using Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) logic and stated inventory practices to plan raw material and purchased components. Maintain all MRP related computer data files and places purchase orders with approved Suppliers. Share best practices with entire Purchasing Department.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist project team in implementation of new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system related to the Purchasing Department. Make recommendations to improve system functionality, navigation, reporting, and data output.
• Define, establish, and maintain best practices and standard operating procedures to manage the following Purchasing Responsibilities (both Electronics and Disposables):
• Create Purchase Orders and Requisitions
• Supplier Quality Management
• Engineer Change Order (ECO) Process
• Capital Equipment Purchases
• Supplier Specification Approval (SSA) Process
• Supplier Approval Process
• Safety Data Sheets
• Non-Conforming Material Report (NCMR) Process
• Plan and process raw material orders by interpreting requirements.
• Monitor RM inventory levels to meet corporate inventory valuation objectives.
• Review purchase price variances for raw material purchases.
• Prepare and distribute raw material purchase requisitions for management approval.
• Process purchasing requisitions, entering correct information into system, conveying order information to approved suppliers and expediting orders as needed.
• Process change orders to correspond to changing manufacturing requirements.
• Monitor the Supplier Specification Approval (SSA) program for all raw material suppliers.
• Administer the MRB function by communicating with suppliers for material return for credit or initiates scrap procedures.
• Maintain all MRP and supplier-related computer data files.
• Prepare bid packages on new and existing parts when specified.
• Identify new suppliers as needed. Assist in SER program.
• Research products and supplies of special products by establishing what the item is and what it will be used for and identify viable suppliers for that product. Evaluate product for serviceability, cost and quality and communicate information to the requisitioner so informed decisions can be made.
• Maintain a professional attitude when contacting outside suppliers to promote the Total Quality Management Policy of the Company.
• Maintain open lines of communication with all levels of management and personnel.
• Analyze material usage, work in process, and manufacturing lead times to determine production schedules to assure a smooth production flow in meeting sales forecasts and customers’ order requirements.
• Maintain and monitor inventories to ensure levels are sufficient to meet both internal and external customer needs.
• Prepare and present various reports, summaries, and analyses of planning activities.
• Assist in maintaining accuracy of MRP II database by arranging for the correction of errors and the addition of new information.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work-related experience.
• 3 – 5 years of experience in a Purchasing/ Planning position.
• Certified in Purchasing Management (CPM) or Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) preferred.
• Computer literate in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Strong communication and organization skills.

Why Join Us:
Mid-size company with great company culture that is well diverse
Have a voice in the company
Average tenure for employee population is 10+ years
401k with employee matching available
Paid vacation and other excellent benefits
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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