Purchaser-Buyer (Lynchburg, VA)



We are looking for a Purchaser/Buyer. This person will be responsible for buying and procurement functions directly associated with the Company’s needs for selected production materials and services for a cGMP drug manufacturer of a $1billion personal healthcare business. These materials and services are to be obtained at its best value for quality, quantity, and delivery according to the Company’s policy. This position is further responsible for the timely planning and scheduling of delivery and inventory of the materials and services assigned, according to MRP requirements and a master schedule.


  • Understand and work with the master production schedule and how it relates to purchasing, receiving, packaging, distribution, and inventories, etc.
  • Evaluate services and materials for cost reductions, quality improvement, and new products.
  • Use solid negotiation skills and your bidding and market/supplier knowledge to obtain the best value for the company.
  • Participate on project teams for new product introductions.
  • Organize, develop and maintain specific vendor relationships.
  • Plan purchases and inventory from a forecast.
  • Secure and maintain necessary documents and files for efficiency.
  • Maintain standard cost in so far as market conditions remain stable.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience and  not less than 1-2 years related experience in supply chain and purchasing for a manufacturing company, preferably in consumer packaged goods.
  • Business acumen and strong business ethics
  • Solid understanding of production processes, internal and external, and how the commodities are used throughout the supply chain.


  • The start of a great career working with a diverse group of great people
  • The health and safety of every employee... our top priority
  • A clean, air-conditioned cGMP environment
  • Top notch benefits – paid time off, 401(K) retirement savings with company match, medical, dental and vision, pay annual targeted bonus, competitive pay, life insurance, Flexible spending account, and tuition reimbursement
  • Stability – a record of strong financial performance and part of a growing $1billion company
  • A business supporting the Lynchburg community for over 150 years.

Connect with us at: www.prestigebrands.com


Prestige is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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