Buyer Planner - San Jose, California, USA

Buyer Planner - San Jose, California, USA


Location:  San Jose, California


We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Buyer/Planner to join our growing team located in San Jose, California.  This position will report to the Manager, Operations and Logistics.

What you will do:

  • Manages internal production planning and external supply planning including purchasing, material requirements planning, supplier relationship management, product life cycle and service design
  • Maintains the Master Schedule and approved Purchase Plan
  • Maintains part level planning variables (safety stock, order quantities, lead times, forecasts) to ensure the company is able to meet customer needs.
  • Purchases technical materials, supplies, services and coordinates the flow of work according to Supply Plan
  • Resolve invoice issues for orders placed.
  • Develops and maintains systems, records and files.
  • Responsible for vendor delivery, cost, lead-time, and inventory levels
  • On a timely basis, reviews Material Requirements Planning messages and releases purchase and/or work orders accordingly.
  • Request quotes from suppliers and assists in negotiating pricing.
  • Negotiates with suppliers regarding damage claims, product or service rejections, the return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering change orders
  • Follows up on inventory adjustments and discrepancies to adjust production plans accordingly.
  • Reviews and assigns appropriate due dates for customer orders as needed by Customer Service.
  • Communicates and responds in a timely fashion with internal and external "customers" (e.g. Suppliers and Customer Service, Engineering, and Quality Departments).
  • Participates in New Product Introduction (NPI) process as Core Product Development Team (PDT) or Extended Core PDT member representing Supply Chain concerns and interests.
  • Develop strong vendor partnerships.


What you will need:

  • 5+ years plus experience shipping, receiving, materials management; experience in medical device industry or comparable capital equipment industry required.
  • Associates degree, or equivalent work experience required.
  • 5 years minimum planning and purchasing experience required.
  • APICS certification a plus.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP system(s) and common office software.
  • Ability to problem solve and follow through to resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.




What you will be part of – our Venus Concept Culture

Venus Concept believes in pushing boundaries while embracing creativity and innovation. Our employees are a critical part of our company’s performance and are at the core of its success. At Venus Concept, we rely on our employees, customers, and network of industry professionals around the world to continuously improve and Deliver the Promise. In order to do that, we ensure that everyone operates with the same values and vision.  At Venus Concept, we promise to give you Endless Opportunities, allow you to Foster Innovation and be part of Delivering a Best-In-Class Offering.

Venus Concept is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Venus Concept is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

About Venus Concept

Venus Concept is an innovative global medical aesthetic technology leader with a broad product portfolio of minimally invasive and non-invasive medical aesthetic and hair restoration technologies and reach in over 60 countries and 21 direct markets. Venus Concept focuses its product sales strategy on a subscription-based business model in North America and in its well-established direct global markets. Venus Concept’s product portfolio consists of aesthetic device platforms, including Venus Versa, Venus Legacy, Venus Velocity, Venus Fiore, Venus Viva, Venus Freeze Plus, Venus Heal, Venus Glow, Venus Bliss, Venus Epileve and Venus Viva MD. Venus Concept’s hair restoration systems includes NeoGraft®, an automated hair restoration system that facilitates the harvesting of follicles during a FUE process and the ARTAS® and ARTAS iX® Robotic Hair Restoration systems, which harvest follicular units directly from the scalp and create recipient implant sites using proprietary algorithms. Venus Concept has been backed by leading healthcare industry growth equity investors including EW Healthcare Partners (formerly Essex Woodlands), HealthQuest Capital, Longitude Capital Management, and Aperture Venture Partners. For more information, please visit

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