Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Buyer - COR - PRC

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
    M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)
  • Overview

    Buyers perform the complex technical duties related to the procurement of the specialized equipment, materials, services and supplies, required by IDT’s operational groups in accordance with all applicable procedures and regulations.


    Essential Functions:

    • Incorporates forecast information and historical usage rates to develop and distribute RFQ/RFP/RFI documents to qualified bidders
    • Prepares and processes various purchasing related documents, e.g. requisitions, orders, and agreements
    • Determines and develops appropriate sources of supply and maintains cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends, technologies, products, and services
    • Reduces cost, increases quality, and improves service by reducing the number of suppliers and consolidating purchasing power (supplier rationalization)
    • Coordinates material returns and facilitates the receipt of subsequent credit memos
    • Revises/Updates essential ERP item data to ensure the proper calculation of inventory demand signals
    • Confirms material, equipment, and service requirements/specifications with key stakeholders
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or a science related field from an accredited college or university, required

    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive work experience managing supply chain, logistics, or purchasing functions on behalf of an organization is preferred
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. SAP, Oracle, etc.), is required
    • Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)
    • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
    • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
    • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
    • Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Exert up to 10lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently

    Constant (67%-100% of work day)

    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders. 

    Visual Acuity:

    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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