Packaging Buyer (Remote)

San Francisco Bay Area

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At Truepill, we are transforming consumer healthcare. Through our digital health platform, we empower our partners to deliver world-class healthcare experiences. With over 10 million prescriptions shipped and a valuation of $1.6 billion, we are proud to work with many of the world’s largest healthcare organizations. We never settle for how it’s done today. We invent how it will be done tomorrow.
None of this is possible without the right team driving us forward. We are committed to creating an environment focused on racial and gender equality, inclusion, empowerment and respect. We believe that when our teams feel supported and inspired, they turn that creativity into innovation. The type of innovation that benefits all of our people, our partners, and consumers.
We encourage our team members to expand their horizons and bring their passion and curiosity to work, every day. Come join us. Let’s build something great together.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Delivering packaging costs for new business initiatives.
  • Supporting the design and optimization of custom packaging solutions.
  • Defining vendor sourcing strategy by commodity type and pharmacy location.
  • Collaborating with the Project Management and Business Development teams to ensure packaging is in place to support launches of new products and locations.
  • Managing vendor relationships and resolving performance issues related to price, quality, and supply.
  • Creating contingency sourcing plans to ensure packaging material supply is uninterrupted.
  • Developing improved reporting to track metrics such as pricing trends, spend by vendor, and spend by material.
  • Developing packaging spend budgeting and forecasting processes with Finance.
  • Supporting the integration of packaging materials into an inventory management system.
  • Making recommendations for sourcing, system, and process improvements.

What You'll Need:

  • 3+ years’ experience in packaging materials purchasing
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Healthcare and/or retail packaging industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Outstanding communication, organization, collaboration, and analytical skills.
  • Expertise in Google Drive and Microsoft Office suites of applications
  • Experience using IM/WM systems 
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive with ambiguity in a fast-paced, complex work environment. Someone successful in this role will be proactive in engaging stakeholders, can learn quickly, and works with autonomy. 
  • Ability to travel 25%
Truepill is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Job tags: Project Management
Job perks/benefits: Health care
Job region(s): North America
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