Company: SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: November 22, 2021
At SAB Biotherapeutics (SAB), we're using the sophistication of
science and genius of nature to change the landscape of human
health. Our team of scientists, researchers and professionals has
made it their life's work-with technology and tenacity-to pioneer a
new powerful platform to make an impact that's global + personal.
Through advanced genetic engineering and antibody science, we are
dedicated to advancing a new class of immunotherapies, leveraging
the native human immune response, with first-in-class and
best-in-class potential across broad therapeutic categories
including autoimmune, inflammation, infectious disease and
immuno-oncology. SAB-185, is among the elite therapy candidates for
COVID-19, advancing with Operation Warp Speed. As true innovation,
our novel platform is also being developed in a rapid response
capacity for future pandemic response. Position Summary: The
Procurement Specialist is primarily responsible for procuring
consumables, raw materials, equipment and other capital in support
of day to day operations. The ideal employee is meticulously
thorough, efficient, multi-task oriented and business savvy. The
Procurement Specialist will ensure the company's supply chain needs
are met, while balancing and adapting to changing needs and
dynamics. This position requires strong organizational and
interpersonal skills as well as exceptional time-management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Create and issue purchase orders while maintaining accurate
purchasing and vendor records.
- Ensure goods are procured and delivered within expected time
frame to meet project deadlines.
- Establish and cultivate strong business relationships with
vendors. Negotiate with vendor to secure best value regarding
quality and price, along with favorable shipping terms and
- Resolve issues with suppliers for inaccurate deliveries and
- Work closely with finance and operations to ensure alignment
on; vendor management, invoicing, payments and closeout. Assist
with resolving Accounts Payable issues.
- Certify all purchasing requisitions have been approved in
accordance to the Purchasing/Accounting Policy and delegation of
- Maintain accurate purchasing and pricing information in the
purchasing/accounting software program.
- Effectively manage competing demands, able to self-manage
- Develop relationships with all levels of the organization to
establish trust and credibility.
- Become the subject-matter-expert on procurement systems and
- Assist others in areas as needed. Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not supervise employees. Qualifications: To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
essential. An independent decision maker who is a creative and
efficient problem solver will excel in this position. Passionate
about accuracy and the small details. Education, Experience and
Certifications: Minimum of 3 years experience in purchasing and/or
supply chain management required; or one of the following
combinations: Associate degree with 3 years experience or Bachelor
degree with 2 years experience in Business, Supply Chain or related
field. Previous work experience in Quickbooks or SAP is essential.
Experience in logistics and import is an advantage. Language
Skills: Must have strong communication skills. Write technical
reports detailing procedures, outcomes and observations. Must be
proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
and Outlook). Strong demonstrated interpersonal, troubleshooting,
and communication skills. Mathematical Skills: Basic mathematical
skills. Must be able to accurately perform entry-level business
mathematics. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand and sit. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Working Environment: Normal office environment with minimal
exposure to laboratory. ADA: The employer will make reasonable
accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990.
Keywords: SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc., Sioux Falls , Procurement Specialist, Professions , Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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