Sr. Buyer at Myriad Genetics, Inc

Posted in Supply Chain 3 days ago.

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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

Myriad Genetics, Inc
Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID 2019-8215
Name Myriad Genetics, Inc.


This position of Buyer will support sourcing activities, value analysis, bidding, negotiation, selection, approval, purchase, receipt and quality of all procurement materials and services as assigned by Purchasing Manager. The Buyer will be a professional individual highly motivated who can function within a team atmosphere and utilize strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Must have the ability to prioritize, multitask, and make sound decisions.


  • Review purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance to policy, detail, and completeness
  • Create and place purchase orders with approved vendors for fulfillment
  • Oversee timely delivery of goods and services to meet demand and project requirements
  • Maintain computerized purchasing records using Oracle E-Procurement
  • Work with existing supply base to continually improve their overall performance; delivery, quality, lead-time and customer service
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of suppliers to ensure on-time delivery and quality of purchased items
  • Conduct routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance
  • Assist Purchasing Manager with quote analysis and cost savings opportunities
  • Assist internal customers in sourcing and pricing decisions
  • Work with receiving staff to confirm accuracy of deliveries
  • Assist with the management of the computerized inventory database by monitoring and adjusting reorder points to maximize quality and service level while minimizing inventory
  • Help resolve availability issues, vendor non-conformances, quality issues, returns and invoice discrepancies.


  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of directly related experience; additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Well organized, detail oriented and able to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent negotiation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Oracle ERP preferred
  • Experience within an FDA regulated, medical device manufacturing environment highly desirable

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

About Our Company

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: