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LV Purchasing Specialist (4856)

Company: RWS
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 9, 2024

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LV Purchasing Specialist (4856)

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Job Purpose

Under the supervision of an LV Quality & Purchasing Supervisor or the department Manager, the LV Purchasing Specialist purchases high quality translation services to create error-free, linguistically validated Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs). The role ensures that client project requests are contracted to, processed by, and received back from translators in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner to enable on-time delivery to clients.

Job Overview

About Regulated Industries RWS Regulated Industries is a highly specialized division of RWS, a world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services. The Regulated Industries division is focused on developing translation and content management solutions tailored to address the complex regulatory environment in force with premium sectors such as Life Sciences and Healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, CROs, healthcare companies), Finance (banks, asset management companies, insurance providers, fintech) and Legal (law firms, audit companies).

Key Responsibilities

Understands and adheres to company Quality Management System (QMS) requirements.Purchases services from qualified translators based upon availability, language, expertise, deadlines, cost and other relevant considerations to ensure work is completed and returned in a timely manner to permit due dates to be met.Incorporates new and existing vendors into active and ongoing translation work.Replaces translators mid-project as needed with minimal effect on budget and project deadlines.Fully comprehends project instructions, relays them appropriately and effectively to translators as well as assists them in resolving issues.Communicates with LV colleagues to ensure all translation services are purchased as required to meet project specifications.Maintains up-to-date information in company records and databases, including the appropriate management of project documentation.Understands translator feedback systems and utilizes them as needed.Coordinates with Finance when needed to handle translator billing issues.Serves as back-up to other LV Purchasing Specialists during absences.Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective completion and shipment of projects. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Skills & Experience

Bachelor's degree in business, English, Foreign Language, Social or Applied Science, or another related field.Preferably a minimum of one year's experience in a fast-paced, professional environment.Familiarity with foreign languages preferred.Translation experience preferred.Strong organizational skills in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmentAbility to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and competing work demands.Ability to consistently meet deadlines and maintain composure under pressure.Ability to communicate effectively and to clearly understand project requirements. Fluent in written and oral English with the ability to succinctly respond to queries in a timely manner.Proficient computer skillsPossess the skills to problem solve issues independently.A team player who can collaborate effectively with a diverse group of individuals.Ability to maintain confidentiality of company information.

Life at RWS

At RWS, we`re here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding. As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone. We work with over 80% of the world's top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune's 20 'Most Admired Companies' and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors. If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you'll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong. We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise. RWS Values
Get the 3Ps right - Partner, Pioneer, Progress - and well Deliver together as One RWS. For further information, please visit: RWS RWS embraces DEI and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics Recruitment Agencies: RWS Holdings PLC does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes to any RWS employees. Any unsolicited resume received will be treated as the property of RWS and Terms & Conditions associated with the use of such resume will be considered null and void.

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