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AbCellera Biologics

AbCellera Biologics

Accounting & Finance
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023

We are a young, driven and innovative company looking for a highly-motivated Buyer to join our Procurement team. We believe that we can tackle the most challenging scientific problems through teamwork, innovation, and mutual support. If you’re a self-motivated and creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Working closely with your colleagues on the Procurement team, you will be primarily responsible for the execution of procurement processes. This entails collecting quotes, reviewing requisitions, placing orders, liaising with the internal teams, and working with external vendors to ensure our supplies and services arrive in time.

How you might spend your days:

  • Reviewing and processing requisitions, creating purchase orders, and placing orders with suppliers
  • Monitoring open orders and expediting overdue orders
  • Responding to internal inquiries pertaining to placed orders
  • Working closely with internal teams to set-up standing and blanket orders
  • Sourcing commodity items for internal teams (including IT, Facilities and R&D)
  • Interfacing between suppliers and internal teams regarding purchases and product/service issues
  • Assisting in the development of a standardized procurement process documentation
  • Assisting with identifying areas for process improvements and cost savings
  • Representing the procurement team in cross-functional team meetings
  • Providing support to other teams in completing various cross-functional projects

We'd love to hear from you if:

  • You have a Bachelor or College degree in a business or science-related field
  • You have 1 year related work experience in a similar role and/or certifications related to Procurement (SCMP, CSCP, CPIM, SCM Diploma, etc.)
  • You are personable, friendly, and a team player
  • You have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skill
  • You have strong time management and organizational skills
  • You are able to work independently and are willing to assist others when needed
  • You demonstrate initiative, accountability and diligence in follow-through
  • You have good attention to detail and take pride in documenting your work well
  • You are familiar with the biotech industry or are curious to learn more

Offers & benefits:

  • The opportunity to work with an inspired team on challenging problems that matter
  • An attractive compensation package, including health and lifestyle benefits
  • A minimum of 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development

About AbCellera:

At AbCellera, we’re solving tough problems and creating innovative solutions from the ground up - custom immunizations, microfluidics, high-throughput imaging, genomics, computation, machine learning and laboratory automation - revolutionizing how our scientists can mine natural immune systems to discover new antibody therapies, and the scale at which they can do it. This is life-changing research and you could be a part of it.

You’ll join a diverse and multi-disciplinary team of accountants, administrators, biologists, biochemists, engineers, computer scientists, and physicists - all working together to bring better therapies to patients. We’re a growing company with a high-throughput pipeline and the drive to be the best in the industry. This isn’t just about having the best technology, it’s also about having efficient and seamless operations based on teamwork and cutting-edge tools. We know we need a world-class team of visionaries and innovators across the entire organization. We look for people with drive and energy. Idealists. People we love and people we trust. This may be unconventional, but it is the key to our success. We’re looking for someone like you to support, nurture and organize our efforts along the way.

To apply:

Please send us your application through ourwebsite and refer to Job ID 23025 in your cover letter. We apologize in advance, but we receive a large volume of applications and are only able to contact those who are selected for an interview.