Senior Planner/Buyer – Location: Madison, WI to be relocated to Beloit, WI

This position reviews and analyzes purchase requirements, coordinates Purchasing activities with other departments on a variety of material related issues, understands ERP planning, and maintains current inventory of raw, WIP, and finished goods.  This position is responsible for data input and integrity and performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities (i.e. materials, components, equipment, and services).  The Senior Planner/Buyer develops new supply sources with the Engineering and Quality departments and recommends cost saving proposals including alternative sourcing.

We are seeking candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain and Operations Management, or a related discipline and 5 or more years of experience within a biotechnology, medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturer preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with MAS ERP a plus, and APICS certification preferred, but not required.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume and salary history to hr@northstarnm.com with the position title in the subject line.