Buyer at Quidel Corp. in Athens, Ohio

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Quidel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diagnostic healthcare solutions serving to enhance the health and well-being of people around the globe with well-known and respected products that provide healthcare professionals with accurate and cost-effective diagnostic information at the point of care (POC). Our core competencies and capabilities focus on immunoassay and molecular testing in the areas of: infectious disease, women's health, and virology.

Quidel is searching for aBuyer tojoinourAthens, Ohio based team.The Buyer will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing of indirect materials and services to support organizational needs.

Additional responsibilities include -

  • Sources indirect materials and services to support internal customer needs.

  • Prepares purchase orders and places orders in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Monitors purchase order delivery and escalates when necessary.

  • Follows QSOPs related to the Company's Quality Management System.

  • Ensures proper approvals on purchase orders have been obtained.

  • Maintains purchase order accuracy and record keeping.

  • Participates in process improvement activities.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years' experience in a purchasing environment or related field preferred.

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Certifications: APICS CPIM, CFPIM, or CIRM; or NAPM CPM preferred.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Experience with MRP system preferred.

  • E-mail, word processing and spreadsheet knowledge required.

  • Problem-solving skills required.

Before you apply, please make sure you share Quidel's values.We pride ourselves on keeping these values in mind every day as we execute on goals and plan for the future. We are seeking employees who share the same mindset and commitment to becustomer driven,focused on execution, andnew product oriented.We succeed by beingdetermined,optimistic team players.

Quidel is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.