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Component Buyer

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Component Buyer
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Swiss American CDMO LLC is a topical drug and medical device manufacturing company founded to provide cutting-edge topical skincare technologies to selected markets. Our business strategy consists of development, manufacturing and superior customer service to contract manufacturing customers worldwide. A strong team approach to serve our customers is the basis of our mantra – “Partnering to deliver service through quality, integrity, and commitment.” Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity and Leadership? These are the core attributes we are looking for at Swiss-American CDMO, LLC.

Component Buyer

As the Component Buyer, you’ll purchase materials, equipment, supplies, and services of a specialized or complex nature in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures. You’ll also review and analyze purchase requisitions, investigates and develops sources of supplies, issues bid requests and reviews quotations. We’ll rely on you to interpret purchasing procedures to departments and vendors, as a specialist in assigned material categories, which require a degree of technical knowledge. Your initiative and independent judgment are essential for your success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Purchase materials or other goods and services, such as raw materials, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment.
  • Creates and issues accurate, complete Purchase Orders up to $15,000.00 in value in a timely manner.
  • Creates and presents Purchase Orders in any amount to be countersigned by the Purchasing Manager.
  • Authorizes payment of invoices or return of merchandise within the scope of authority.
  • Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine sources of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Resolves discrepancies associated with purchases to management’s satisfaction in a professional and timely manner.
  • Assists the Purchasing Manager in identifying and selecting vendors to procure the material, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date and places orders.
  • Updates records and files and secures samples, descriptions, photos or information for departments upon request.
  • Expedites orders and requests as needed.
  • Reviews and approves documents generated by purchasing clerks for accuracy.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures, materials, products, and the commodity market in the area of specialization, skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.


We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive annual salary, an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K plan with company match and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

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.