Varex Imaging researches, invents, develops and makes technology and systems that literally help save lives. We understand that the value of our contributions reaches far beyond our doors, and we have created an inspired and compassionate environment where all contributions and ideas are considered.

We know that when you’re working with great people, innovating freely and with conviction, you can make a tremendous impact and help deliver the most advanced technology and solutions in the industry.
Our mission of Focusing Energy on Saving Lives means we work diligently and passionately with three goals in mind:

  • Faster, easier, more precise cancer therapy
  • Better imaging and medical diagnostics
  • Safer borders and ports

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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah US


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Job ID: R0000945

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Summary Varex Imaging is currently looking for a Buyer to support our Salt Lake City, Utah facilities while reviewing and analyzing purchase requisitions

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in an effective and timely manner.
  • Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions. 
  • Reviews MRP data and processes purchase orders and purchase change orders and communicates requirements to suppliers. 
  • Process quality returns to suppliers.
  • Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity.
  • Participates in maximizing the procurement teams' changes, part parameters; supplier database information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information.
  • Performs volume planning for major commodities (e.g. materials, components, equipment and services).
  • Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues. 
  • Monitors the delivery schedule, supplier performance and quality for updating supplier scorecards.
  • May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, request for quote, or alternative sourcing. 
  • Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
  • Requires domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.

Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software.
  • Procurement of parts, supplies and services in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree Business Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field (or equivalent experience, described above).
  • 2-5 years of related experience as a Buyer in a manufacturing environment

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

City: Salt Lake City

Location City: Salt Lake City

Location State: Utah

State: Utah

Community / Marketing Title: Buyer

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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