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Sourcing Manager PPE/Cleaning

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    Josh Uwemedimo

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    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

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    11 days ago

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Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Pharmaceutical organisation in Pennsylvania on a Strategic Sourcing Manager America responsible for complex portfolios across lab supplies, Cleanroom, Safety & MRO. This role will utilize strategic sourcing best practices, data analytics, and stakeholder engagement to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of many business-critical products.

This business is the leader in its market and the centre of innovation in their industry. A Fortune 500 company, they are a leading provider of mission-critical products and Services within Biopharma, healthcare, education, advanced technologies and applied materials industries. Working across more than 180 different countries and a workforce of more than 10,000 employees, they are big player within their market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Supplier Portfolio

  • Negotiate supply contracts with sourced suppliers across lab supplies, Cleanroom, Safety & MRO

  • Lead Cost reduction & Value creation initiatives with Key suppliers

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key suppliers, providing high level of issue resolution where necessary

  • Establish, evaluate and monitor performance metrics and own cost saving results

  • Prepare bid packages and tender, analyze results, shortlist suppliers, conduct post tender negotiations and finalize contract

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Engineering, Supply Management or Operations.

  • 5+ years experience sourcing/Procurement experience with Lab supplies and PPE

  • Strong background within a Pharmaceutical industry

  • Fluent English

  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis

  • Self motivated & hard worker

  • Growth Mindset

Sound interesting? Please apply now or give Josh Uwemedimo a call on 02038796983 to discuss further.

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