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Alcami (company)

Posted on : 19 July 2017

Project Description

What differentiates us at Alcami?  Our people.

Help shape the future of medicine and join us – we are a pharmaceutical contract development manufacturing organization (CDMO).

Alcami Corporation is the first company to offer a solution that is tailored to small and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. We offer a range of services from four distinct pillars: Development Services, Analytical Testing, Drug Product, and APIs. Beyond that, we can integrate our services so customers experience a simplified engagement with a single project management relationship, full visibility from development into manufacturing, and shorter turnaround times. With six locations in the U.S. and a global location in The Netherlands, the Alcami family is growing rapidly. Picture yourself at Alcami and apply today.

Our sterile manufacturing facility is located in Charleston, SC, a vibrant city well-known for its coastal beauty, climate, cultural arts, and thriving business environment.  Recently, Charleston received 1st place honors as the “Most Livable City in America” (US Conference of Mayors). 

Position Overview:

The Buyer works as part of our Procurement Team and has the responsibility to authorize and place orders on behalf of Alcami Corporation. The Buyer is responsible for purchasing and negotiating primarily routine materials, equipment and supplies from vendors. He/she evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

As the Buyer, you will:

Assist with purchase order requisitions, examines, selects and processes requisitions in our ERP system.  Duties also include, processing phone, fax or web-based orders. Confirming payment terms with suppliers and processing any special prepayment and wire transfers.  Updating ERP purchase orders with supplier confirmations and notifies end users of any delays.  Communicates to suppliers all expectations of purchased goods, completes credit applications and communicates potential order problems and offers resolution.  Tracks vendor performance and works closely with Purchasing Manager to ensure effective department operations. 

Qualifications for success:

We require an Associate’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline and two y ears’ related work experience.  We will also consider applicants with a high school diploma and four years’ related work experience.   

Qualified candidates will possess a general knowledge of accounting, experience with procurement to pay process, inventory practices and global procurement experience.  Must possess proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, ERP systems, and web-based procurement knowledge.  Must have excellent communication skill, both orally and written, exceptional organizational skills, as well as a strong work ethic and attention to detail. 

Preferred applicants will have ability to research and solve order/delivery issues, above average data entry skills, above average attention to detail and ability to multitask. 


What we offer you:

  • Profit sharing bonus plan
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage from day one
  • A menu of voluntary benefits including short & long term disability, life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurances
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take the time when you need it
  • To complement your personal financial strategy, we also have 401(k) matching


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