Job Description

Sourcing Specialist
Job Number: 20-00768
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Sourcing Specialist for our client in Devens, MA. 
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Positon Overview:
  • Client is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to Client, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.
  • Join us and make a difference.
  • We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development.
  • Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment.
  • We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results Client is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to Client, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
  • One shared journey is moving us forward at Client.
  • Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease.
  • Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together.
  • And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.
  • Client recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment.
  • We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
  • Global Procurement Sourcing Specialist (GPSS), Devens, will build, manage, and maintain all Procurement SAP material master data at a standard frequency.
  • Coordination of supplier qualification documentation request and Return Material Authorizations across the site.
  • Assists in issues resolution (returns, credits, complaints).
  • Support PO creation using SAP to process and maintain purchase orders with suppliers, including: order confirmation, change requests, expedites and RMAs.
  • Responsible to communicate changes in delivery, pricing etc. to end user. Open PO cleanup support and invoice discrepancy resolution.
  • Overall, this role will work closely with internal stakeholders within the business units to assist in the needs of the site.
  • Devens is a fast-paced, highly complex, biologics manufacturing (commercial and clinical), manufacturing sciences and process development facility.
  • The GPSS position will report to the Global Procurement site based Senior Sourcing Associate and will maintain strong alignment to the site Procurement based manager and biologics manufacturing network to align with the strategy and initiatives.
  • The position requires strong operational alignment with the site departments including manufacturing, supply chain, site quality and GP category leads.
  • This is a business critical function for site operations, which requires strong ability to manage multiple, shifting priorities on a daily basis with minimal guidance.
  • The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of the end-to end process for procurement responsibilities, proficiency in SAP, excellent customer service and SLA compliance.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and thoroughness and is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Experienced in leading projects from identification to implementation of site efficiency opportunities.
  • The ideal candidate will actively seek for ways to improve quality in work process and accuracy of data.
  • Additionally, the candidate will have strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally as critical member of site team.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Cleanup, maintain, build, and manage, all Procurement SAP material master data at a standard frequency.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Planning on ordering strategy.
  • Ensures pricing, quantity and compliance information related to supplier/vendor is updated and accurate- Communicate any changes to site personnel as needed and confirmation with supplier.
  • Support the process for all new material requests; including coordination of supplier qualification documentation (obtaining, maintaining, and submitting), SAP Material set up, Supplier and Site costing, open order review, ensuring on time delivery of new material.
  • Create a standardized work instruction to support the New Material Request Process
  • Support current open supplier investigations; create formal complaint in SAP, material return, investigation updates to supplier.
  • Investigate, resolve, and record right first time discrepancies; such as damaged goods, over/under shipments, missing Certs, and Material Doc updates
  • PO creation using SAP to process and maintain purchase orders with suppliers, including: order confirmation, change requests, expedites for New Materials.
  • Responsible to communicate changes in delivery, pricing etc. to end user.
  • Assists in issues resolution (returns, credits, complaints).
  • Open PO cleanup support and invoice discrepancies.
  • Answers client inquiries including order status, sourcing queries, SAP data (invoice or Purchase order).
  • Building and managing relationships both internally and with Suppliers
  • Identify Process Gaps; recommend and drive solutions
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree preferred, or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in Procurement sourcing direct materials (inventory.)
  • The ideal candidate is highly experienced in SAP Procurement modules.
  • Previous experience collaborating cross-functionally and implementing efficiency improvements
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within the company and with Suppliers.
  • Positive, collaborative approach to problem solving and has demonstrated success working in a team environment.
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced environment and proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively.
  • Analytical, Adaptable, Flexible, Dedicated, Passionate, Accountable and Driven to Achieve Results.
  • Prior cGMP experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and/or medical device industry is highly preferred.
  • Comparable controlled industries may be acceptable.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jay Lucas
arjay.lucas@eclaro.com
6463571240
Jay Lucas | LinkedIn

 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
 

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