Novato, CA

Buyer/Planner (GMP) I


Location: Novato, CA (Hybrid 2-3 Days on Site)
Assignment: 10 months (Great potential to extend or convert)
Pay Rate: $34.23/Hr.
Our pharmaceutical client, a global leader in therapeutics for rare and life-threatening genetic diseases, is seeking a Buyer/Planner that will support in managing the purchase order process from document creation to closure, following delivery.

  • Serve Determine order requirements of raw materials to support GMP manufacturing operations.
  • Manage the purchase order process from document creation to closure following delivery receipt and resolution of invoicing issues.
  • Escalate issues and risks to management.
  • Participate in various cross functional team meetings.
  • Assess impact of supplier raw material change notifications.


  • Bachelor's degree, in Life Science, Business, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering required
  • 2-5  years+ Buyer experience needed, ideally in the biotech/pharma industry with experience in supply chain, warehouse operations, and/or manufacturing operations.
  • Strong understanding of ERP/MRP systems and processes.
  • GMP experience preferred, but open to chemical or medical device experience as well.
  • Preferred Education: APICS certification and/or supply chain education preferred but not required. 

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.