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Director-Procurement Biologics/Sterile

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u003Cbu003ERequisition ID: u003C/bu003EPRO017528u003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cdivu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont face=Arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EMerck u0026amp; Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified itsu00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003Elegacy for over a centuryu003C/fontu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E. Mercku2019s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcareu003C/fontu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu00a0u003C/fontu003Enu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Ctable class= FCK__ShowTableBorders cellspacing= cellpadding= align=center vspace= hspace=\u003Eu003Ctbodyu003Eu003Ctru003Eu003Ctd valign=top align=left\u003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EThe u003Cbu003EDirector of Procurement u2013u003C/bu003Eu003Cbu003EBiologics/Sterile Operationsu003C/bu003E leads the sourcing efforts supporting the internal manufacturing of biologics and sterile bulk drug substances, sterile formulation/drug products within the Merck manufacturing network (including pilot plants and commercialization sites). The Director will lead the Biologics/Sterile Sourcing Team to execute projects to deliver cost savings, improve supply reliability, and support Global Supplier Management Group (GSMG) initiatives including Supplier Value Management, Risk Management, Supplier performance, Economic Inclusion u0026amp; Supplier Diversity. u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EThe successful candidate will develop and maintain strong relationships with key leaders within GSMG, Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD) - Biologics/Sterile Operations, Global Technical Operations, MMD Site Procurement, Supplier Development u0026amp; Performance Management (SDu0026amp;PM), External Manufacturing (ExM), Quality/Regulatory, Finance, Legal, Shared Business Services, and other corporate functions.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cbu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/bu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbu003EKey Role u0026amp; Responsibilitiesu003C/bu003E:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Culu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003ECoordinate existing and new sourcing projects, supply optimization/risk mitigation/alternate source qualification projects, bringing the project management discipline, execution and stakeholders relationship management skills required to manage various initiatives and projects within Biologics/sterile operations. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EProvide progress status briefings to management, project teams and executives, proactively highlighting any issues with projects, timelines, etc. that require awareness or attention.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EImplement strategic direction for GSMG initiatives and execute tactical procurement processes; work with MMD/Biologics/Sterile Operations leadership in the establishment, communication and implementation of business goals and to achieve business targets.u00a0 Serve as a resource regarding processes, procedures and systems for procurement function.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003ESupport/lead selection of suppliers to ensure appropriate quality, service and productivity improvement; ensure that all legal contract requirements are met. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EManage relationships with suppliers and to take appropriate actions by implementing contract negotiation, communication with suppliers and/or or modifying procedures to ensure supply reliability. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EProvide leadership and direction to accelerate Biologics/Sterile Sourcing Team performance through effective project management and communications, strategy development, execution and focused team performance.u00a0 u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EEmbraces a style of accountability, continuous improvement and acts with a sense of urgency. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EParticipate in the business strategy and organizational development. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EEnsuring supply chain/sourcing strategy, practices and initiatives are aligned with the companyu2019s business objectives and support the companyu2019s growth strategy.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003C/ulu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EPrimary activities include, but are not limited to: u003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Culu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003ELeadershipu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - As a key leader of a category of spend, accountable for development and implementation of robust sourcing strategies that link to core business deliverables while leveraging the marketplace and supplier community.u00a0 Delivers exemplary results in the right way.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EProcurement Leadership u003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E- Provide the leadership, strategy and policy for the function building a high performance engagement model with the business and regions.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EOrganizational Developmentu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Build a core team of high quality procurement professionals who have direct accountability for spend management, category management, and execution.u00a0 Partners with stakeholders outside of Global Procurement to ensure alignment of strategies.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003ECategory scopeu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Direct responsibility for supplier relationships around the world, and is worldwide point of contact for global relationships with numerous key suppliers, which are complex and difficult to manage.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003ESourcing Managementu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Utilize/drive sourcing management as a structured process including obtaining sponsorship and creating/leading cross-functional teams.u00a0 Upon receiving approval for sourcing strategies, oversee/execute sourcing levers (including but not limited to RFx, negotiations, contracting activities) to ensure appropriate sourcing rigor.u00a0 Compliance to Source Recommendation Committee (SRC), category strategy development, Supplier Performance Management process, and other supply management processes is key.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EStrategy Development/Implementationu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Create breakthrough strategies which deliver quick wins and generate legitimate business value.u00a0 Drive innovation.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EChange Managementu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Adopt high quality change practices with customers and stakeholders, building and implementing an organization which is sustainable. Be a leader by example and practice, embodying the Merck Leadership Standards.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EContinuous Improvementu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Ensure that every supplier relationship is established with intent of future continuous improvement, and to lead and manage the measurement and review process to ensure delivery of expectations.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EStakeholder Managementu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Work in a way that positively engages the support of business colleagues using problem solving, transparency, and proactive communication skills.u00a0 Build sourcing management pipeline, ensuring stakeholder alignment and compliance to supply management processes.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EDiversityu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Actively support diversity, both within Merck as well as expanding relationships and spend with Diverse Suppliers.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Enu003Cb style=FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial\u003EBusiness requirements/cost management focusu003C/bu003Eu003Cfont face=arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E - Must have keen insight and understanding of business requirements on a 1/3/5 year horizon, and partners with Global Procurement and business peers to drive cost reductions. Implement Supplier Value Management with the key suppliers in this category to foster innovation, manage supplier performance, establish appropriate governance model, and ensure continuous improvement.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Enu003C/liu003Enu003C/ulu003Enu003Cp style=MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px\u003Eu003C/pu003Enu003C/tdu003Eu003C/tru003Eu003C/tbodyu003Eu003C/tableu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cbu003EQualificationsu003C/bu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EMinimum Education Requirement:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Culu003Eu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EBachelor's degreeu003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Eu003C/ulu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003ERequired Experience and Skills:u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Culu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E7 years procurement and business management experience, within manufacturing environment or company.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E3 years of direct experience in direct materials procurement.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003C/ulu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EPreferred Experience and Skills:u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Culu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EPharmaceutical/biotech industry experience.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003ETechnical u2013 Broad base of procurement category knowledge, experience within manufacturing environment for biologics/sterile pharmaceutical products.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EOwnership -- Ability to take the lead in planning and execution of activities.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EAbility to operate autonomously.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EProcess Improvement and project management experience. Working knowledge of other project management processes (e.g. risk, issue and assumptions management, change control and project reporting).u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EUnderstanding of the category management process.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003Cliu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003EResilience and flexibility to succeed in a demanding and challenging project environment, including the ability to manage conflicting priorities.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Enu003C/ulu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003EYour role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and weu2019re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, weu2019re inventing for life.u00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003Eu003Cfont color=black size=2\u003EIf you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to u003C/fontu003Eu003Ca href=mailto:****\****u003C/au003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003Cfont size=2\u003E.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu00a0u00a0 u003C/fontu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003Eu003Cbu003ESearch Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:u00a0 u003C/bu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003EMerck u0026amp; Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.u00a0 Please, no phone calls or emails.u00a0 All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.u00a0 No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Arial\u003Eu00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003EVisa sponsorship is not available for this position. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003Eu00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003EFor more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face='Arial'\u003Eu00a0u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont color=#676767 size=2 face='Arial'\u003Eu00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0 u003Ca href=****target=_blank\u003Eu003Cfont color=#0000ff\u003EEEOC Poster u003C/fontu003Eu003C/au003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont color=#676767 size=2 face='Arial'\u003Eu00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0u00a0 u003Ca href=****target=_blank\u003Eu003Cfont color=#0000ff\u003EEEOC GINA Supplement u003C/fontu003Eu003C/au003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003C/divu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EJob: u003C/bu003EProcurement Genericu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EOther Locations: u003C/bu003EWest Point, PA, US; Kenilworth, NJ, US u003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EEmployee Status: u003C/bu003ERegularu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003ETravel: u003C/bu003EYes, 20 % of the Timeu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003ENumber of Openings: u003C/bu003E1u003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EShift (if applicable): u003C/bu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EHazardous Materials: u003C/bu003Enou003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003ECompany Trade Name: u003C/bu003EMerck,datePosted:2018-07-13,employmentType:FULL_TIME,industry:null,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:Merck USA},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:Merck USA,value:PRO017528-en_US},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressCountry:US,streetAddress:,addressLocality:Whitehouse Station,addressRegion:NJ,postalCode:08889}}}

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