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FUJIFILM Senior Buyer in Bothell, Washington

Senior Buyer - Bothell, WA

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. -- If you are looking for work that matters, you’ll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite. As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe. At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime. Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents. Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.


Senior Buyer is responsible for managing all aspects of purchasing components from suppliers in order to assure timely delivery of parts to support production needs. In addition, the Senior Buyer is the communication and logistical link between Value Streams, Management, Master Scheduling and Warehouse. Senior buyer is also accountable for managing supplier accounts with significant spend. In addition, Senior Buyer is expected to compile, interpret and analyze complex data in supporting commodity management team with supplier contracts.


  • Manages complex supplier accounts, requiring advanced knowledge of commodity, supply base, and program.

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers; Communicate common supplier problems with Leadership, Commodity Management and other Buyers

  • Own and drive an inventory action plan to maintain proper inventory levels and achieve turns goals of key production components

  • Primary owner for SonoSite purchasing and managing orders through to delivery; Assure orders are shipped on a timely basis to support value stream

  • Develops assurance of supply where distributors and suppliers need support; Use shortage report to communicate current delivery information from suppliers

  • Compile, interpret and analyze complex data in supporting commodity management team with supplier contracts

  • Resolve invoice discrepancies on a timely basis

  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient processes within the Oracle business s/w environment.

  • Manage supplier quality through the Non-Conformance Report (NCR)/Reject Process; Minimize production impact by ensuring discrepant materials are addressed with Supplier Quality and Suppliers

  • Source and procure production material using Oracle MRP system.

  • Source and procure non-production materials needed for product development.

  • Work closely with cross-functional business partners such as Commodity Management, Supplier Quality, Value Stream, Warehouse Department, etc.

  • Any other task assigned by management

  • Responsible and accountable for carrying out the requirements of the company's quality system.


  • At least 5 years of working experience with purchasing practices, MRP, materials documentation and qualification, and purchasing under a LEAN manufacturing system

  • Knowledge of FDA and other regulatory compliance issues.

  • Experience in procurement of electro-mechanical assembly related material: PCBs, ASICs, electrical components, connectors, etc. Also, experience with procurement of a wide range of both custom and off-the-shelf devices including custom machined parts and tooling, injection molded plastics, and cable assemblies.

  • Experience with MRP systems and the interactions with BOMs and configuration management issues.

  • Experience creating and using corporate processes for materials purchasing and handling in the Medical Device environment (FDA, ISO, CE, etc.).

  • BA/BS a plus.

  • Experience with Oracle.


  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

  • Strong negotiating skills.

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, internet, etc.).

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Ability to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations.

If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.

FUJIFILM Sonosite offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at

FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.



Requisition ID: 2022-22139

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Street: 21919 30th Drive SE