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  • Analyze both historical and forecasted spend by item/supplier and participate in competitive bid processes.
  • Deliver cost savings against plan. Drive year on year sourcing savings while ensuring the selection of high quality suppliers that deliver superior service for our GMP operations.
  • Develop and support supply chain strategies to strengthen purchasing capabilities
  • Manage strategic commodities including negotiation to obtain cost effective prices, best lead times and best contract terms for goods and services.
  • Maintain purchasing systems through the use of relevant cGMPs SOPs and approved processes.
  • Engage with vendors to increase compliance with our corporate payment terms.
  • Use Practical Process Improvement (PPI) tools to find effective ways to improve department effectiveness and drive out departmental waste.
  • Drive cultural change by building relationships with internal stakeholders and educating the sites on purchasing processes and value propositions.
  • Work with key stakeholders to maintain standard operating procedures and performance metrics.
  • Ensure an effective and efficient centralized purchasing process for both stock and non-stock purchases.
  • Investigate and follow through complaints with associated supplier quality or service levels.
  • Manage and develop the NA Purchasing team.
  • Partner with sourcing teams at division and corporate levels to drive cross-organization synergies.
  • Collaborate with QA, Legal, and Finance to ensure risk is mitigated through effective processes.
  • Ensure that agreed financial controls, Approval Authority Matrix, and quality audit requirements are adhered to as detailed in our SOPs.
  • Coordinate with Project Management and Finance teams to ensure accurate forecasts.
  • Support quoting processes for all services lines.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
  • Perform all duties in a safe and ethical manner

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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