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Title:  Raw Materials- Buyer Coordinator

Requisition ID:  50108
Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Scottsdale, Arizona, US

Department:  Supply Chain



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

Order raw materials and execute the purchasing function for raw materials and inventoried supplies. Generate orders to suppliers and production. Support Receiving warehouse with a variety of tasks, as well as identifying problems. Responsible for the performance of procurement activities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of technical activities relating to the purchase of materials and supplies for production.
  • Pull orders from warehouse and prepare for shipment. Verify correct item number and stock quantity.
  • Unload daily shipments and examine incoming shipments. Check on rejects damaged and report issues to Manager. Ensure products are in good condition and the correct quantity.
  • Receive and process all incoming materials by following process and procedures.
  • Pull sample for materials as required for Corporate Lab Testing. Complete process on the same day.
  • Follow up lab results daily and update approved materials and release production from quarantine.
  • Mark material with stock location, inventory stock and bin location.
  • Coordinate and correspond with couriers and discuss all logistical operations. Make arrangements for delivery or pick up of shipments (strip stock and raw materials).
  • Work independently in the absence of specific instructions.
  • Perform and Reconcile Cycles Counts for Raw Materials.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the purchasing principles, procedures, and terminology in procurement area.
  • Knowledge of the calculation to convert the materials unit. (Lbs. to Kilos)
  • Establish work priorities and be able to work in an environment with changing priorities and help other coworkers in warehouse with duties in the Receiving area.
  • Use good housekeeping practices to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 - 5 Years of experience
  • Strong clerical with math skills and purchasing experience. Ability to coordinate truck services/sales services, operate forklift. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Previous shipping experience preferred. Some Understanding of MRP systems.
  • Will be required to obtain Forklift certification.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel <05% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Good communication skills to interact with others in a positive manner.
  • Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures.
  • Must be able to lift continuously 50 lbs. - 100 lbs.








West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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