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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Procurement Specialist (m/f/d) in Kelberg, Germany

Job Description Summary

The Rowa systems set new standards in patient-specific medication packaging in pharmacies, hospitals, and pouch packaging centres. State-of-the-art technology allows high-quality, reliable, and, at the same time, cost-efficient packaging of solid, oral medicines.

Job Description

As Senior Procurement Specialist you will execute sourcing strategies for the assigned sites and/or categories as defined in the 3-5 year category roadmaps, and as directed by the Cluster Lead or Sourcing Director. You will be leading projects with a cross-functional team, managing the procurement aspects of supply base selection, qualification, and proactive risk management for the assigned categories in alignment with site procurement, including source-to-pay process, customer-centric support and preferred payment methods, establishing supply agreements and managing the supplier relationships for assigned preferred suppliers. Furthermore your duties will be:

  • Developing value plans with the assigned supply base and achieving value targets for the assigned sites and/or categories

  • Contributing to the category teams in the development, communication and execution of sourcing strategies

  • Collecting and providing business requirements and insights from the regional supply market as input to category strategies

  • Enabling BD business development through value-adding supplier relationship management and supply risk mitigation activities

  • Achieving bottom line savings targets for the assigned supply base

  • Managing key stakeholder relationships as the global procurement focal point for the assigned sites

  • Supplier management and compliance activities

About you

You have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Supply Management or a related technical field and a minimum of five years of working experience in strategic sourcing, procurement or supply management. You have Effective communication skills at all levels (from peers to senior leadership). Furthermore you’ll bring:

  • Fluency in German and English (written and verbal)

  • Project management skills to lead and execute cross-functional projects and report out to leadership

  • You are comfortable in a fast paced, dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements

  • Ability to influence with limited authority and drive change

  • Ability to switch frequently between hands-on execution and strategy development

  • Results, and customer orientation witha strong sense for team play

  • Large degree of autonomy to execute responsibilities, requiring minimal day-to-day oversight by immediate supervisor

  • Robust negotiation “tool kit” and negotiation experience with international suppliers of various cultural backgrounds

  • Cost management practices, quantitative and financial analysis skills

We offer

An interesting and diverse position at a company that is a market leader with a highly motivated team. A dynamic environment that allows you to change things and also keeps you in motion. Newest technologies and a profound training period and the possibility of continuing education and career development in a multinational organization and global procurement function. Competitive salary plus incentive plan and great benefits i.e. Company stock, pension, childcare vouchers, massages and many more.

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Primary Work Location

DEU Kelberg - Rowastrasse

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.