At Sekisui Diagnostics, a leader in in vitro diagnostics, we help improve patient outcomes by doing what we’ve always done – focusing on innovating and developing highly accurate diagnostics tests, reagents and systems. As the Associate Buyer/Planner you will play a critical role in our mission by procuring raw materials for our manufacturing plants.

Who are you? You are an experienced Buyer/Planner with a background in the medical device industry and/or manufacturing. You have experience working closely with manufacturing staff to ensure materials demands are met. You’re comfortable meeting with suppliers and analyze supplier operations to determine factors that affect prices and demines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

To be successful in this role, You will have 2+ years’ experience in planning/MRP in the Medical Device/Manfacturing industries. You will also have experience dealing with suppliers and also make sure that all of the triggers and alerts for purchasing are accurate. You will plan and procure raw materials including machinery, equipment, tools, packaging materials, parts, services and supplies in support of assigned manufacturing areas.

About us: 

At Sekisui Diagnostics, we help improve patient outcomes by doing what we’ve always done – focusing on innovating and developing highly accurate diagnostics tests, reagents and systems. In recent years, social and consumer needs for medical care have been diversifying in line with dramatic transformations in the global medical environment. We will continue to embrace change and challenge new frontiers so that we can create unique, high-quality products and services that will leave our customers truly satisfied. With worldwide state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and an international sales and distribution network, we are a solid partner for healthcare professionals, distributors, and manufacturers around the world. Our global capabilities allow us to meet the specific needs of our wide range of customers – and customize solutions at both a regional and product level.  Sekisui Diagnostics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous hourly rate, participation in annual bonus plan, Company match to RRSP, education and fitness reimbursements and paid time off to volunteer. 

Equal Opportunities 

As an equal opportunity employer, Sekisui Diagnostics is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable country and local laws. It is also Sekisui Diagnostics policy to comply with all applicable country and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.  Sekisui Diagnostics is pleased to consider all qualified applicants for open roles and encourages candidates to apply online. Only those candidates who are selected for further consideration or interviews will be contacted by a member of the Company’s internal recruiting team. 

The anticipated base salary for this position is $67,000-$77,000. This role may also qualify for annual incentives and/or comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.