Sr. Buyer/Planner

Reports to: Vice President, R&D & Operations, Redmond
Status: Regular, Full-time, Exempt
Location: Redmond
Pay Range:

Exact compensation will be determined depending upon experience.

Range:  $94,000 – $115,000

Position Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the supplier coordination on major projects as part of an overall business plan.
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to others in the department
  • Provides counsel and advice to other leaders within the organization.
  • Identify sources, negotiate, and procure raw materials, second operations, and services as required to support production plans.
  • Negotiate cost reductions and schedule fluctuations with suppliers in support of changing forecast demands, managing and updating all existing purchase orders.
  • Purchasing, order placement and tracking function for company requirements.
  • Cost accounting for all purchased items. Review Purchase Price variances with Sr. Accounting, updating standard costs as required.
  • Supplier Evaluation Team member, supporting cross-functional efforts with Supplier Quality Management to select, review and evaluate suppliers. Manage supplier partnerships in order to achieve quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • Coordinate supplier quality issues and notifications of non-conforming material with suppliers, processing required RMA’s & RTV’s.
  • Production planning, and execution of the production plan
  • Preform work order kitting and component stock transfers as needed to support production work order release.
  • Suggest and implement solutions to material availability and scheduling challenges resulting from unplanned problems such as parts shortages, and or supplier problems.
  • Drive the effort to support production build schedules with Manufacturing and other supporting departments.
  • Supply Chain representative of MRB review team, along with Quality and Sustaining Engineering. Approver for all component NCR’s.
  • Work with Agile coordinator to ensure accurate BOM entry into ERP system
  • Monitor, review, and update component Change Notices for BOM effectivity accuracy.
  • Manage, implement, and update production deviations for required work order releases.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by manager
Position Qualifications:
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Purchasing, materials planning and inventory control functions experience
  • Ten or more years relevant medical industry experience (purchasing/planning/scheduling)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven supplier development and interface experience
  • Ability to communicate purchasing and delivery schedule information in verbal and written form
  • Experience with MRP systems
  • Previous experience in a “start-up” work environment preferred
EndoGastric Solutions, Inc. is a fast-growth medical technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington. The company is revolutionizing the fields of upper gastroenterology diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other GI disorders.

EndoGastric Solutions, Inc. is committed to recruiting individuals who believe in team work, achievement and excellence. We strive to attract and retain employees of the highest caliber based on abilities, achievements and experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. EndoGastric Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources: