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Sr. Sourcing Associate

Company name
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Location
Allentown, PA

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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Fisher Clinical Services, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a leading provider of global clinical supply chain. With unwavering commitment to service, science and process engineering, Fisher Clinical Services is powered by people with an exceptional commitment to quality, deeply instilled ethics of personal responsibility and unrivaled expertise. We are exclusively focused on serving the packaging and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. Whether planning, packaging, labeling, storing, or distributing the important supplies needed to perform clinical research, for more than 27 years Fisher Clinical Services has been committed to delivering the highest possible value while ensuring adherence to the highest level of quality, performance, reliability and sustainability standards. http://www.fisherclinicalservices.com/

Responsibilities:

Ensure execution of activities in a timely, accurate manner

Support sourcing medical devices and other products required for use in clinical trials

Engage with vendors to increase compliance with our corporate payment terms

Assist with vendor initiatives including vendor consolidation, vendor quality management and spend visibility

Identify savings opportunities through rebates, discounts, competitive bidding, payment terms, vendor consolidation, etc.

Support and Drive process improvement to increase team capacity and improve efficiency/accuracy

Improve internal relationships by ensuring internal customers understand sourcing policies. Help train departments on tools and services available from the sourcing team to ensure compliance

Support strategic projects as needed

Manage purchase orders with approved suppliers

Ensure timely delivery of goods

Resolve supplier issues as needed

Apply Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) in all areas of responsibility

Demonstrate and promote the company vision

Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner

Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university, and/or at least five years of highly satisfactory experience as a Purchasing professional or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

APICS, CPM, CPIM certification preferred.

Demonstrated track record of strong results.

Results oriented.

Strong communication skills.

Information Systems requirement planning experience is highly desirable.

Analytical experience compiling and reporting spend, discounts, pricing reductions, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

Project management, including the ability to manage multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines.

Collaboration and team building.

Effective demonstrated proven statistical analysis.

Strong verbal and written communication and able to effectively interact with multiple areas of Thermo Fisher Corporate Sourcing, including internal auditors, Human Resources and Senior Management.

Effective information presentation and query response.

Analytical and problem solving.

Attention to detail.

Proficiency in personal computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).

Basic understanding of the clinical development process and clinical trial supplies.

Basic understanding of regulatory requirements such as cGMPs.

Effective one-on-one contact with all internal departments as well as external customers.

Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and work instructions.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Must possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Monday – Friday; 8AM – 5PM and additional hours as necessary.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Bio systems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. Apply today at http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

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.

Company info

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Website : http://www.thermofisher.com

Company Profile
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

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