Procurement Manager

Job Locations IE-Mayo
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(11/21/2017 10:03 AM)
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Manage and lead tactical site procurement, logistics and import/export personnel fo.  Support site level operations and requirements in compliance with the Global Procurement Policy and Strategy.  Ensure site level buyer(s) are a liaison between Global Category Managers and their local stakeholders to deliver optimal quality and service at the best price through global or regional suppliers whenever possible.  




  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in a related discipline.
  • Experience: 7+ years of related experience in purchasing, supply chain and logistics, including significant management and leadership experience, preferably in a life sciences company and/or multinational corporation.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  with CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply).




  • Act as site level procurement resource for the site as well as managing regional site level resources delivering site supplier management, requisition review, logistics support, sourcing, etc. to assure continuous improvements in quality, supply chain and service performance, and maximize the value to CRL.
    •Utilize and manage procurement processes (category strategy, RFP, SRM, compliance, etc.).
    •Support development and implementation of supply chain strategy to ensure the business operational requirements are met while complying with associated legal, regulatory and quality requirements.
    •Responsible for local logistical requirements, personnel as well as providing input on  processes, ensuring higher level of effectiveness and efficiencies are maintained at all times
    •Responsible for local import/export requirements, ensure all legal, regulatory and quality requirements are met and continually investigating best practices at the site level.
    •Liaise with Global Category Managers to ensure local requirements are considered in broader strategies as well as sourcing events and supplier relationship management.
    •Track and report cost savings and performance measurements against goals for the site  
    •Ensure the enforcement of Procurement and Finance policy and procedures as well as regulatory requirements through various methods including system controls.
    •Collaborate with the Sir. Director of Procurement Operations to create site level process documents, SOPs and work instructions as required.
    •Support SRM process and ensure site is complying with the requirements as part of the overall supplier management process.
    •Ensure site level business partners are aware of procurement standards and processes
    •Assure the success of sourcing projects with attention to detail and communication with local stakeholders.
    •Skillfully negotiate agreements for local / regional purchases
    •Resolve disputes and commercial issues with suppliers in conjunction with category leaders (where relevant) and internal customers.
    •Effectively communicate within and across departments and businesses.
    •Support the policy of equal employment opportunity through affirmative action in personnel actions.
    •Ensure adherence to pertinent regulatory requirements and to departmental policies, practices and procedures [SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols].
    •Perform all other related duties as assigned.


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