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Sr Manager, Procurement Partner - LE

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Asheville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.Location/Division Specific InformationUS - Asheville, NC - Aiken Road - RemoteHow will you make an impact?The Sr Manager, Procurement Partner - LE contributes to the development of multi-year strategies and business plans for the Division. Leads the execution of initiatives and programs within the Division that deliver results in line with short- and long-term goal. Aligns internal and external partners and cross-functional internal teams to advance key business drivers, such as supply continuity, quality, cost and operational performance. Mitigates risk, uses technology, improves processes and systems, and reduces overall cost of ownership and acquisition.What will you do?

  • Supports and promotes the internal business groups with supplier/supply chain rationale and direction
  • Delivers on key objectives (Annual Operating Plan - AOP), delivery, quality, service, cost, innovation, and growth commitments for Division ProcurementMonitors operational supplier metrics to deliver objective "Supplier Relationship
    • Responsible for monthly Value Capture reports, monthly communication plan on initiatives impacting the region
    • Serves as point of escalation for sites with supplier issues; manage resolution with appropriate functions
    • Drives process optimizationTechnical Responsibilities
      • Collaborates with Site to gather Category Strategy and Sourcing requirements, gain sign-off on supplier selections and awards
      • Rationalizes and uses the vendor base on a category basis, measure and improve "compliance" to the corporate contractsLeadership Responsibilities
        • Provides 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
        • Partners 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
        • Mentors and develops staff through coaching and development plans to address individual areas of improvement
        • Implements talent initiatives to improve Employee Involvement Survey resultsHow will you get here?Education
          • A Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain/Materials Management, Business Logistics, or a related area or equivalent; MBA preferredExperience
            • A minimum 10 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"
            • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in commodity sourcing or direct project sourcing and management or purchasing and commercial management
            • 3+ years' experience leading and managing procurement teams with a focus on mentoring, coaching and performance management
            • Experience from a project management role under a consultancy organization or a facility manager role under a multinational company is desired
            • Experience with low cost sourcing and supplier quality assessment.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
              • Demonstrated success in developing and fostering relationships with suppliers while driving lower costs, superior performance and continuous improvement
              • Excellent communication skills!
              • Proactive and result oriented
              • Ability to work in multi-tasking and a multi-cultural environmentOur Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one global team of 90,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation, and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.comThermo 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.Accessibility/Disability AccessJob Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.
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