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Sourcing SpecialistVarian Medical Systems Pacific Inc
Sourcing SpecialistVarian Medical Systems Pacific Inc

Job Highlights

  • Coordinates purchasing activities
  • Reviews, analyzes & process purchase requisitions
  • Procurement business system data input & integrity

Job Description


  • Reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers.
  • Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity.
  • Participates in maximizing the procurement teams' changes, part parameters; quote table maintenance, supplier database information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information.
  • Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities (e.g. materials, components, equipment and services).
  • Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to negotiate highest quality at best value.
  • Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive.
  • May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing.
  • Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues.
  • Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
  • Requires domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.


  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in solving complex business problems.
  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.
  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years of related experience or Masters Degree with 3 years of related experience. 
  • Travel may be required

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Overview

When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with nearly $3 billion in annual revenue, and more than 7,000 team members across more than 30 countries. You’ll be backed by a culture that is centered on fostering your creative potential, and experience the full support of an organization and leadership committed to inspiring you to do your best work. Together, we can make an impact on our customers, each other, and millions of lives. At Varian, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the world’s best and most creative talent, working together with a singular goal – our mission to help save lives. Our technology helps clinicians fight cancer, and the work you will do can support this important goal. Whether your focus is Legal, Human Resources, Government Affairs, Finance or IT, joining our Corporate Services team means you’ll contribute to Varian’s success as a global cancer fighter around the globe.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance