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The Division Sourcing Director is a high impact, highly visible position that serves as the functional leader for the Sourcing professionals throughout the Chemical Analysis Division. The Division Sourcing Director will support $200M in direct material spend for 13 sites across the globe, as well as manage a diverse supplier profile, which includes electronics, radioactive sources and heavy machined parts. This position is responsible for developing a Divisional Sourcing Strategy in alignment with the corporate initiatives, building a strong functional organization, establishing best practices, delivering on continuous improvement initiatives for the division, and ensuring an optimized supply base which is aligned with the business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and drives site, business unit, division and global strategies including LCR sourcing, outsourcing, new product introduction, supplier selection and reduction
  • Consolidates, analyzes and reports on division sourcing metrics for all business reviews
  • Ensures divisional Sourcing commitments and metrics are met
  • Drives functional excellence across the division including: skills development, identifying training needs, facilitating divisional Sourcing HRR’s and ensuring performance management
  • Aligns Sourcing processes and personnel to support the business unit needs
  • Acts as the key division interface with the corporate global sourcing team ensuring the alignment of strategies and the standardization of processes and commitments are implemented throughout the division
  • Develops strategic relationships with key supply accounts, including negotiating contracts with significant spend
  • Represents the division in Strategic Supplier reviews
  • Cultivates and develops an action-biased culture of continuous improvement to the Global Sourcing program
  • Develops a risk mitigation program
  • Focuses on process improvement and standard work across the business network

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Supply Chain or equivalent experience;
    Masters in Business preferred; C.P.M. or CPSM certification or equivalent preferred;
    Minimum of 10 years purchasing/operations experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achieving significant year over year results
  • Process orientation, project management, and analytical skills
  • Broad operational experience in a large company environment
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Effective business partnering capability
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment
  • Proven track record to successfully lead projects to completion on time and within budget
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • 50% Global travel
Please note: This position can be remotely based.

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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