The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that high quality materials are available to Solta Medical at the expected time, in the expected quantities and at the expected costs. Functional responsibilities include planning, procurement, and cost reductions for low to medium complexity materials, including off the shelf and semi-custom components.
Note: The following are meant to be representative but not necessary all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities for this position title.
Experience, Education, Training, Traits:
Language and Verbal Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, specifications, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers. Ability to clearly and concisely convey project accomplishments, obstacles, issues, and project status.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to use MS Excel to perform calculations and interpret project results/data.
Analytical and Reading Skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to read technical and clinical literature and documents and extract important concepts.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform lifting tasks of up to 10 pounds for short durations. Duties of this job may involve standing and/or walking for extended periods of time. Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Most work will be performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Occasional out of town travel (approximately 5%).
Solta Medical is committed to the health and safety of our employees. We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.