Manager, Purchasing

Job Locations US-WA-Bothell
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/14/2023 12:27 PM)
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Purchasing Manager - Bothell, WA


FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- If you are looking for work that matters, you’ll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite.  As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe.  At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime.  Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.  Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.

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As the Manager of Purchasing, you will be a part of the Fujifilm Sonosite team to lead our purchasing activities.  You are responsible for purchasing and inventory planning activities for our manufacturing organization, measuring its performance, and driving material availability to support Operations.   You act in alignment with Fujifilm SonoSite’s core values when managing supplier relationships, driving financial success, leading cross functional team projects and improving your team’s performance. Success in this role is measured by on time delivery of material, effective management of inventory, reduction of reject material and balancing supply chain risks and costs.


Essential Job Fuctions: 

  • Manage buyers from order placement to delivery of goods or services
  • Track and report on key functional metrics to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the purchasing team
  • Track order status, monitor late deliveries and items below safety stock to ensure that buyers have materials and supplies arriving on time to meet production schedules
  • Use strong quantitative and qualitative skills to identify opportunities to lower costs and increase efficiencies, while maintaining adequate inventory levels to meet the production schedule
  • Proactively develop automated tools to plan inventory, drive purchasing decisions, reduce transit cost, balance Buyers workload and reduce supply chain risks
  • Identifies and drives supplier improvement programs to improve assurance of supply, RMA cycle time, reduction of inventory and shorter lead-times among other factors
  • Trains, mentors and supervises Procurement team to ensure growth and success.
  • Manage OSP (Outside Processing Companies)
  • Become an expert user of our ERP system, using best practices, identifying areas for improvement and sharing expertise with others
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships, track performance and provide vendor feedback
  • Create and manage team standard processes as well as team metrics to support company growth and internal customer satisfaction


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Operations, or Supply Chain
  • 3-5 years of experience in Purchasing, Planning, or Supply Chain preferred
  • 6-8 years of overall experience
  • Manager or Supervisor experience
  • Work independently while contributing to a team environment
  • Proactively identify and act on problems before issues occur
  • Provide creative solutions to business problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP Systems, with strong expertise in Excel
  • Experience in Oracle and Agile systems preferred


  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively with solid judgement and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Ability to learn quickly from past experiences and able to use those experiences in handling new situations
  • Ability to life a minimum of 25lbs with or without accommodations

Salary and Benefits:

  • $80,000 - $110,000 depending on experience + variable bonus opportunity
  • Insurance:
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • Life & Company paid Disability
  • Retirement Plan (401k):
    • 4% automatic Company contribution
    • Fujifilm matches 50 cents for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your salary
  • Paid Time Off:
    • You can accrue up to three (3) weeks of PTO in your first year of employment
    • PTO increases based on years of service
  • Employee Choice Holidays:
    • Four (4) additional paid days off, based on date of hire in the calendar year
  • Paid Holidays:
    • Seven (7) paid holidays per year

FUJIFILM Sonosite offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at www.Sonosite.com/about/careers.

FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com.  Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.




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