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    Supply Chain and Procurement
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      February 12,2021
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    Sr Manager, Procurement/Sourcing

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. Take your place on our strong team.

    Our Pharma Services Group (PSG) is actively seeking a
    Senior Procurement Manager
    Permanent Contract

    Located in Bourgoin (France), Tilburg (Netherlands) or High Point (US), you will travel frequently (50-75%) to these locations.

    How Will You Make an Impact?

    In this key role, you will develop multi-year strategies and business plans for respective sub-region, supported by executable initiatives that deliver results in line with short- and long-term goals. You will align internal and external partners and cross-functional internal teams to advance key business drivers, such as supply continuity, quality, cost and operational performance.

    What will you do?

    • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the operational (site) procurement groups to support overall goals for performance including Right First Time (RFT), On Time in Full (OTIF), Purchase Price Variance (PPV) savings targets, and Quality Assurance.
    • Support and promote the internal Patheon business groups with supplier / supply chain rationale and direction.
    • Monitor operational supplier metrics to: deliver objective “Supplier Relationship Management,” rationalize and leverage the vendor base on a category basis, measure and improve "compliance" to the corporate contracts
    • Manage a team of procurement leaders across multiple sites and business units.
    • Partner with key internal functions (e.g., COE’s ) to ensure categories strategies will be identified and implemented in accordance with COE’s Support and implement category strategy using SSMF Methodology.
    • Supports regulatory compliance activities: internal tracking systems, audit requirements, internal change controls, etc.
    • Responsible for monthly Value Capture reports, monthly communication plan on initiatives impacting the region.

    How will you get there?
    • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Engineering, or similar discipline.
    • 7+ years of procurement / category management experience.
    • 3+ years’ experience of negotiation skills and formulating the business requirements for a commercial trade contract.
    • 3+ years’ experience of global sourcing for a global multinational manufacturing company and leading Global Value Sourcing projects, “Cradle to Grave”.
    • 3+ years’ experience with the usage of electronic sourcing tools for RFI, RFQ, Reverse Auction (ARIBA).
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in commodity sourcing or direct project sourcing and management or purchasing and commercial management.
    • Experience from a project management role under a consultancy organization or a facility manager role under a multinational company is desired but not a must.
    • Familiar with the customer bidding process and suppliers in a commercial pharma contracting industry is a strong plus.
    • Experience with Low cost sourcing and supplier quality assessment.
    • Demonstrated success in developing and fostering relationships with suppliers while driving lower costs, superior performance and continuous improvement.
    Personal attributes:
    • Be able to negotiate and write supply agreements.
    • Excellent people skills, project management skills, good business acumen and a team player.
    • Proactive and result oriented.
    • Ability to work in multi-tasking and a multi-cultural environment.
    • Excellent communication skills in English. Able to work internationally.

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75, 000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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