Finance and Economics Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
1 - 2 Years
Procurement Sourcing Lead, EMEA
This role is researches, onboard's, manages, develops and continuously improves the performance of IES suppliers in EMEA. Key objectives entail crafting supplier based strategies to reduce cost, improve performance and provide a market advantage to Instrument and Enterprise Services (IES) in the region and reflects the divisional and global sourcing strategies.
Leads Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
Supports and drives a comprehensive strategy for internal, OEM and 3rd party spare parts and service providing suppliers.
Monitors and improves IES Service supplier relationships in EMEA.
Leads spare parts customer delivery issue resolution and RCCM (root cause-countermeasure) actions when they arise in collaboration with the Supply Chain Management team.
Ensures all ISO and FDA Quality procedures are followed, i.e. (ISO 9001, 13485, FDA 820, etc.)
Responsible for negotiating and managing spare parts delivery and pricing agreements and standardizing associated results, scheduling and documenting in line with global strategies.
Runs supplier identification, qualification, on and off-boarding in alignment with the local/ global IES Sourcing strategy
Responsible for supplier performance management, review of certification, accreditation, financial stability, capability and capacity.
Supports annual business plans with key suppliers.
Responsible for the development and deployment of spare parts management processes/procedures, to drive operational excellence, improve customer experience, and monitor costs.
Reduces supplier proliferation, consolidates spend to preferred suppliers and renegotiates spend based new volumes.
Supports the Commercial Support department by identifying prices for services and presenting these.
Drive standardized operational critical metrics, financial forecasts, and routine measurement of overall results against plan for Supplier portfolio activities. Review and adjust as needed to maintain or improve expected AOP financial & operational commitments.
Coordinates continuous process improvement. Simplify, standardize and ensure process optimization – utilizing PPI business system and tools
Collaborate with other ULS/IES functions/BUs to investigate and use strategy and capabilities and identify new business opportunities that reflect sourcing and other existing strategies
Coordinates supplier auditing as the need arises by local Quality Management
Excellent command / highly proficient in spoken and written English
Highly proficient in spoken and written German and French
Strong communication and negotiation skills
Four-year BS, BA degree or equivalent experience
Preferred procurement and/ or sourcing experience within Thermo Fisher businesses
CPM/CIPS or ISM procurement certification preferred.
Proven record of running supplier relationships, cost and compliance activities in operational environments
Strong analytical skills (data gathering, interpretation, problem solving)