St Paul, MN

Humera is seeking a Buyer/Planner for our client, a designer and manufacturer of customized surgical instrumentation, in St. Paul. This position is responsible for duties related to Inventory Management, General Purchasing Duties and other related duties as needed. This is a contract to hire opportunity.


Inventory Management

  • Ordering inventory (SII single-use, STI /McLean Medical, SGBV products raw materials) in a timely and regular basis by using inventory software, production reports (production schedules, inventory groupings, sales history, sales/marketing input) customer P.O.'s of any minimum order requirements, monthly inventory reports or customer P.O. dates.
  • Receive products in the computer inventory after quality assurance inspection, items at SII and SGBV (Single Use and Instruments).
  • Make any computer entries necessary for inventory adjustments when required (SII single-use).
  • Process any vendor/artisan returns on a regular and timely basis.
  • Maintain general supply inventories on a regular and timely basis.
  • Attend any inventory/production related meetings as required.
General Purchasing
  • Process/file/issue all requisitions and purchasing tasks as per policy in a timely basis.
  • Order any general items in a timely basis as requested using our purchasing processes.
  • Complete MRAF (Material Requirements Analysis Form) as required.
  • Provide support to quote team at STI/McLean as required.
  • Order in quantities to maintain pricing structure. Report deviations of STI/McLean raw material pricing to manager and STI Customer Service Manager.
  • Maintain, publish and communicate (STI/McLean open orders reports) delivery information, expediting or delaying when required. Monitoring scheduled receipt vendor/artisan performance on a regular basis and issuing CAR's when required.
  • Keep internal staff advised on a timely basis of changes in delivery expectations through availability lists, changing availability information, delivery reports, production meetings and answering any availability questions (do for SII single-use, STI/McLean raw materials).
  • Assist in keeping all work instructions and policies up to date and effective as required.
  • Place any maintenance repair orders in a timely basis and update staff as required (In coordination with SII Operations Manager).
  • Assist in the performance of physical inventories at Scanlan Group companies as requested. Assist/process Requests for Quotes as required.
  • Assist/process Delivery Performance Reports for suppliers/artisans/vendors as required.
  • Meeting with the Purchasing team on a regular basis sharing updates.



  • High School diploma (BA/BS degree preferred) or equivalent experience required.
  • 7+ years purchasing/inventory control work experience required.
  • ISO knowledge and background required.
  • Knowledge of accounting, data processing, MRP and inventory control required.
  • Excellent communication, prioritizing and organizational skills required.
  • Control of inventory minimum balance required.
  • Inventory management software experience required.
  • Manual Skills/Dexterity: Computer, 10 key calculator and filing skills all required.
  • Microsoft Office Intermediate to Advanced skills required.
  • MRP experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of KANBAN preferred.
  • Supplier negotiation, request for quote process, supplier contract development skills preferred.

Post Date: 01.09.2019

Salary: Contact for Rate

Shift: 1st

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For more than 45 years you may have known us as Dolphin Staffing - a name synonymous with quality temporary, and direct hire employment in the Minnesota. Today we are Humera - a boutique staffing agency that specializes in the placement of the best and brightest administrative and professional talent for contract, contract to hire and direct hire opportunities. Although we have changed our name, we continue to provide flexible career opportunities across a broad range of industries and with companies large and small. We invite you to become part of our elite workforce today!

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