JOB ID: 301442

Company Name: Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
Address: 111 Consumers Drive
City: Whitby
Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
PostalCode Or Zip: L1N5Z5
Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Number Of Openings: 1
Location: Whitby facility
Start Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 2018-08-07
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Qualification: PLEASE APPLY ONLINE @ in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered a plus.rnCertified Production and Inventory Control Management (CPIM), and/or Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation preferred.rnSix years of purchasing experience within a manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment.rnExperience with SAP and ARIBA is preferred.rnProven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role.rnDemonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions.rnKnowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices.rnWorking knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software (e.g. ARIBA).rnExcellent communication and interpersonal skills.rnA strong analytical mindset.
Responsibilities: Coordinates and manages the procurement activities at Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) and Technology Transfer (TT). Acts as primary point of contact with external vendors, focusing on market scouting, cost savings opportunities, contract implementation and compliance, in line with Center of Excellence’s (COE) identified strategies.rnrnEssential Functions:rnrnIn line with COE’s strategy, manages commodity to support overall goals for performance including Right First Time (RFT), On Time in Full (OTIF), Purchase Price Variance (PPV) savings targets, and Quality Assurance.rnSupports vendor value management programs.rnBuilds and maintains positive vendor relationships through open and timely communication, on-site supplier visits/audits, regular performance feedback, and conflict resolution.rnDrives site TT and PDS sourcing activities, projects and implementations. Identifies cost savings opportunities within assigned categories.
Contact Name: Madonna Augustus
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