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Production Buyer 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

About the team:

The Production Buyer at Sciton is a part of the Manufacturing team. You will achieve success in this role by employing a strong combination of analytical and interpersonal skills.

In this role, you will:

  • Find potential suppliers, negotiate prices and terms, and make agreements or contracts for purchases—procurement.
  • Focus on getting the best price possible for goods that meet the quality standards and parameters of the organization or department.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with preferred suppliers to ensure prompt delivery of materials as needed.
  • Analyze and prepare documents needed for production.
  • Establish and maintain excellent rapport with internal business partners.
  • Collaborate closely with department managers, meet periodically with managers to assess, and predict materials requirements for future projects or production processes, and evaluate whether materials meet standards.
  • Create a production schedule and prioritize job orders for production optimization.
  • Maintain the production schedule and other reports as required.
  • Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite the flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectations.
  • Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.
  • Interact with production floor management daily to resolve manufacturing efficiencies or additional information as requested from Manufacturing, Service, Accounting, etc.
  • Ensure daily production requirements are achieved.
  • May have other tasks assigned as needed.
Position Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred.
  • A degree in business, finance, or management is required.
  • APICS Certification and MRP system experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of the industry, products, and materials is necessary to ensure purchasing the appropriate materials.
  • Understanding of ERP system and Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.
  • Data analysis and exceptional decision-making to support raw material supply and finished goods demand.


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Production Buyer  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.

What Sciton offers you:

• Competitive health benefits

• Retirement

• 401(k)Employer Match

• Time off

• Professional Development

• Stock Options

• Employee Referral Bonus


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