Lead and direct all aspects of warehousing, inventory, material forecasting, and purchasing.
Work with department managers to determine purchasing needs and requirements for multiple laboratory departments.
Identify the most appropriate supplier for the designated product, determine availability, perform comparative pricing and negotiation, confirm quality of products and establish delivery requirements/timelines.
Oversee all purchasing functions, such as issuing purchase orders (POs), invoice creation, pricing verification, order tracking and receipt verification.
Maintain online database of all products; maintain daily inventory update.
Identify and resolve any and all issues related to product quality, pricing, delivery, utilization, loss.
Oversee inventory cycle counts, spot counts and month end reconciliation process; research any variances and authorize appropriate inventory adjustments.
Update company on any new products that may be more efficient or cost effective, obsolete products, product trends.
Conduct records audit of inventory, adjustments and other metrics and prepare monthly/ quarterly/ annual reports of findings to management.