As a member of the Baylor College of Medicine Supply Chain Management team, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for supporting the Procurement Manager and/or Director Supply Chain, in the procures of goods and services in specific commodity areas following state and institutional guidelines. Participates in cross-functional commodity teams to achieve purchasing objectives while monitoring procurement activities. The Senior Buyer is responsible to assist the Procurement Manager in identifying cost savings opportunities related to improved product, service and related process standardization and utilization. Reviews and assesses applicable financial, operational, and evidence based literature and appropriately assists in the selection, evaluation, monitoring, analysis, and implementation of cost-effective products, services, and related processes. The Senior Buyer may have 1-4 direct/indirect reports and functions as a technical leader or a significant contributor to complex problem and/or project and ensures that safety, quality, delivery, and cost drivers are met.