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Buyer/Planner - Purchasing Agent


About Phillips-Medisize, LLC… Phillips-Medisize, LLC, a Molex company, is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the drug delivery, consumable diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial markets.   

Phillips-Medisize, LLC is seeking a Purchasing Agent at our new manufacturing facility in Hudson, WI, to ensure timely and cost-effective availability of quality material suppliers and services to support the operational performance and meet facility goals.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Determine raw material requirements based on new orders and computer generated MRP information
  • Process purchase orders and maintain raw material inventories
  • Maintain accurate records in MRP to ensure requirements are correct and timely.
  • Keep vendor file current per SOP requirements 
  • Communicate with suppliers when placing orders, following up with orders, and new requests for quotes (RFQ’s)
  • Maintain, update and evaluate approved supplier listing and quotations
  • Coordinate delivery of raw materials with scheduling, customer service, shipping/receiving and engineering
  • Identify potential sources for new products and material
  • Negotiate with suppliers on pricing, delivery and services
  • Assist engineering department attain new project purchased components and raw material information and set up item standards in manufacturing system
  • Continual review and evaluation of MRP data to ensure proper inventory levels as well as striving for JIT delivery
  • Supplier sourcing and development which includes continuous improvement to drive cost reductions
  • Monitor and coordinate production scheduling of pre-production and clinical builds from beginning to end to ensure shipment per commitments
  • Understanding of all customer General Quality Agreements, General Quality Requirements and standards, as set by each customer
  • Complete supplier evaluations per corporate policy
  • Assist quality w/supplier risk as well as part risk evaluations
  • Quality and Purchasing to work side by side with suppliers to ensure needed requirements can be met and are maintained throughout project/part life cycle.


The Experience You Will Bring


  • B.S. degree in business with minimum 4 years of related experience OR seven (7)+ years of directly related experience without a  degree

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Medical device industry experience 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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