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Buyer 2 #3559



Accounting & Finance
Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
As a Buyer II within the GRAIL procurement function, you will be a key contributing team member to effective purchasing operations for Direct and Indirect spend categories. You will be the team's subject matter expert on functional purchasing workflows on both the Coupa and Netsuite spend management platforms. You will support daily purchase order creations, processing of associated invoices and reconciliation of required 3rd party spend for GRAIL. You will also support the alignment of spend to existing supplier contract terms. You will provide summary oversight to the procurement team on spending patterns, highlighted focus on purchasing events that require attention and coordination of requirements gathering and testing coordination for spend systems change control.
This role will be Hybrid, with an expected 1-2 days a week on site at our Lab in Research Triangle Park, Raleigh.

You Will:

  • Purchase order creations within both Coupa and Netsuite.
  • Review/approve incoming invoices associated with existing purchase orders
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies between purchase orders, invoices supplier contract terms.
  • Monitor and report purchasing metrics, supplier service utilization and discrepancy findings.
  • Participate in supplier business reviews. (Led by GRAIL business relationship owners).
  • Monitor contractual terms for supplier compliance (ex. payment terms, service levels, term extensions, etc).
  • Manage supplier contract negotiations/extensions of smaller scope (ex. new pricing, extension to additional product, etc.)
  • Set up new suppliers within the spend management systems, obtaining supplier quotes and and placing purchase orders in accordance with project schedules and budgets.
  • Establish and build effective relationships with key suppliers, procurement team members and business owners within the organization.

Your Background Should Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, technology, finance or supply chain management
  • 2+ years of procurement or supply chain operations support experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.