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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6752

IrvinePrevious, CA, US, 92606

Date:  May 7, 2022

Jr. Buyer

Job Description

The Junior Buyer is responsible for sourcing and purchasing of commodity type and sub-contracted labor to achieve departmental goals and objectives.  



  • Process purchasing documentation (i.e. requisitions, purchase orders, cancellation forms, continual improvement reports) in accordance with BioDot policies and procedures in Epicor for all job, spare part and service related material.
  • Track, monitor and maintain purchase order deliveries to drive on-time delivery to production schedules.
  • Expedite purchase orders based on input from project teams.
  • Review part blueprints, understand type of subcontract work required and choose optimal sub-contract vendor.
  • Negotiate prices, discounts, and delivery arrangements with suppliers.
  • Identify problems with suppliers regarding costs, quality, quantity and delivery of goods purchased; consult with buyer or senior buyer prior to expediting.
  • Keep informed of new sources of supply for materials and services.
  • Perform on-going review of product and services to identify new opportunities for cost savings; present to manager for feedback.
  • Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.
  • Review historical and other benchmarking data to identify opportunities for competitive pricing.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining accurate enterprise resource planning (ERP) records with vendor master, item masters, and fully understand material resource planning (MRP) for full achievement of reporting features tied to supply chain roles.  Create a maintenance process.
  • Adhere to all International Standardization Organization (ISO) procedures and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the BioDot Code of Business Conduct.
  • Full compliance to the terms and conditions within the employee signed work from home policy.
  • Comply with all BioDot Company policies.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 



  • A post-secondary degree in purchasing or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in purchasing within a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Working knowledge Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems required; Epicor preferred


It is the policy of BioDot Inc., not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination.  

Additional Information

Join the Winning Team at BioDot, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Science BioDot division at ATS. We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand throughout the world. We want you to be a part of our TEAM!!! 


Work in an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Benefits BioDot offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental vision and employee assistance program)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Eligibility
  • 401k with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer day off
  • Fully climate-controlled environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • And more!

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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