Director Global Sourcing Bio & Chemicals

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Waltham, MA
Job ID :

69419BR

Location :

US - Massachusetts - Waltham

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.

The Director Global Sourcing Biologics & Chemicals categories is responsible for developing and implementing the overall Sourcing Strategy for a global commodity or specific global program for Thermo Fisher Scientific. The individual is chartered with developing a strategy aligned with specific business needs, building a strong functional organization, establishing best practices, negotiating global contracts with preferred suppliers, identifying and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities:

* Leads global category management for assigned category (biologics & chemicals) to deliver key category performance indicators, including: Savings, supplier rationalization, low-cost region sourcing, risk management, spend under agreement, joint innovation, supplier performance, etc.

* Develops and drives 3-5 year global strategies focused on identifying and contracting with suppliers that meet key business needs and the aforementioned category management goals.

* Primary responsibility for identification, qualification and performance management of global strategic supplier base.

* Aligns team and category management processes to meet business needs and sourcing goals.

* Acts as the key interface with Thermo Fisher divisions ensuring alignment of strategies, and commitments.

* Interfaces with senior leaders to obtain sponsorship and resources to implement sourcing strategies that support their key objectives

* Manages a team of 2-3 direct reports and up to 6 matrix reports (regional and division category leaders or specialists).

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Business or technical field.

* Minimum of 10 years procurement/sourcing experience with increasing global responsibility and experience in a large matrixed company environment.

* Business acumen – knows how the sourcing function and deliverables translate into meaningful business value.

* Experience working in highly regulated industries.

* Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achieving significant year over year results.

* Acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

* Influences without authority to motivate and manage cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams and drive them to success.

* Motivates staff and develops them to be future leaders in the organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master of Business Administration (MBA)

* CPSM or equivalent

* Hands-on manufacturing and/or supply chain experience

* Experience in life sciences, medical device, or pharmaceutical industries

* Experience in the assigned category of spend and associated marketplace

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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.