Site Procurement Lead
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Tilburg, Noord Brabant, NLD
2 dagen geleden


Manages overall site procurement and supports related operations, communication and reporting for the site. Oversees Ariba operations and management.


The Site Procurement Lead (SPL) is a line function in the department Supply Chain and reports to the Supply Chain Manager

Essential Functions :

1. Procurement Team and Functional Management

  • Collaborates with BU Leads and CoEs on global and strategic sourcing for both site level and BU-level (SSMF)
  • Ensures sourcing methodology adhered to by team across all categories in collaboration with BU Leads and CoEs
  • Ensures material planning and forecasting are completed with sufficient quality and communicated to suppliers
  • Oversees overall vendor management for site (quality, delivery and commercial)
  • Responsible for performance management of procurement team at site
  • 2. Communications and Site Functional Advocate

  • Establishes working relationship with functional stakeholders, business unit and corporate procurement to ensure delivery of procurement services
  • 3. Pipeline Management and Financials

  • Delivers operating cost savings to meet annual targets PPV, value capture, budget process, Savings and value capture opportunity identification
  • Monitors metrics to assess performance team and drive continuous improvement
  • Oversees and manages supplier and financial reporting
  • 4. Continuous Improvement

  • Identifies opportunities to optimize the procurement process, including technology, people, and policy
  • Supports operational excellence projects, that effects procurement
  • 5. Ariba Super User (Upstream, SIPM)

  • Drives site adoption and onboarding resources into Ariba system
  • Supports and oversees training of new users
  • Analyzes metrics and reports from system to identify issues and opportunities
  • 6. Managerial Function

  • Selects, develops and evaluates staff to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Works with and advises staff on administrative policies and procedures.

  • Will be traveling to suppliers, global meetings and exhibitions every now and then.
  • COMPETENCES Competences

    Competence definition

    Customer orientation : Ability to gear his own efforts towards needs and wishes of both internal and external customers.

    Entrepreneurship : Identifies opportunities in the market for, existing and new products, suppliers and or services, takes actions accordingly, without being afraid to take calculated risks.

    Market orientation : Shows that he is very well informed regarding developments in the market and that he makes effective use of his knowledge for the benefit of his own organization.

    Overview : Has an overview of situation and processes over time, recognises problems and systematically tackles these with due regards for consequences.

    Results-orientation : Ability to direct himself and / or others towards goals, whether explicitly or otherwise, with a view to efficiency and effectiveness.


  • College / Technical School diploma in Business or related discipline, HBO-diploma;
  • Preferably NEVI 1 & 2
  • 3 to 5 years previous materials management experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience with lean concepts and process improvements
  • Knowledge of specification and the preparations thereof according to GMP (FDA is optional);
  • Experience with ERP (an asset)
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