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Job Description

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of the transactional purchasing team which handle the daily orders, expediting and internal customer service of all raw materials consumed in media manufacturing.
  • Performance management and development of the Purchasing team, including coaching, employee reviews, compensation, KPI management, and driving to results.
  • Effectively lead, develop, and enable the Purchasing Organization to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Implement inventory control programs including Pay at Consumption, JIT & KANBAN to achieve cash flow objectives without compromising material availability.
  • Manage formalized risk mitigation programs to reduce vulnerability of supply chain interruptions.
  • Develop effective supplier management relationships focused on availability, quality & cost.
  • Drive global projects aligning specifications, business processes across multiple sites.
  • Act as a liaison between employees, internal support areas and other departments.
  • Present procurement strategies to internal and external customers.
  • Understand regulatory & market requirements and their impacts on the supply chain.
  • Proficient and effective implementation of change management.
  • Maintain a positive results oriented attitude that promotes teamwork with peers, subordinates, commercial, plants & other support areas and suppliers while driving significant change.
  • Stay abreast of Best Practices, current / future policies and procedures, regulatory / trade requirements, and market dynamics appropriate to function.
  • Optimize utilization of ERP/MRP in an MTO & MTS environment
  • Achieve financial goals of the Procurement Organization.
  • Lead and/or participate on process improvement teams to drive cost savings and process improvement.

    Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements
  • BS in business, engineering, supply chain management or technical oriented field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • APICS, CPSM or equivalent certification preferred.
  • 3-5 years of program or project management and/or process improvement experience preferred.
  • 5-8 years of experience in Purchasing or Sourcing required.
  • 5-8 years of people management experience required
  • Must demonstrate maturity in dealing with conflict and have superior communication skills including listening, verbal and written.
  • Strong ability to envision the optimal global sourcing strategy and critical success factors internally and externally needed to achieve.
  • Proven ability to support department mission by maintaining favorable relationships with peers, subordinates, suppliers and customers.
  • Flexible, adjust readily to new situations while effectively dealing with ambiguity, stress and uncertainty. Able to leverage knowledge of operations and develop solutions to complex issues.
  • Strong customer focus with proven service oriented attitude under all situations.
  • Superior negotiation skills and understanding of contracts, supply agreements
  • Excellent analytical capability as well as attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.

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