Bayer HealthCare (BHC) makes an important contribution to human and animal health with its innovative products and by researching new therapeutic approaches promoting science for a better life throughout everything that we do. Our Specialty Pharmaceutical business ranks among the top 10 specialty pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Our global research and development is focused in five distinct areas: Diagnostic Imaging, Hematology/Cardiology, Oncology, Specialized Therapeutics, and Women's Healthcare. As a specialty pharmaceuticals company, we focus our efforts in areas of high unmet medical need and where we can have the most impact. Our Medical Care division consists of Diabetes Care and Radiology and Interventional. The Diabetes Care division is one of the largest blood glucose monitoring businesses in the world, supporting customers in 100 countries. Radiology and Interventional is the world's leading supplier of contrast agents and injection systems for diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures. The business also supplies mechanical systems for removing thrombi from blood vessels. Our Consumer Care business is a top competitor in many important product categories including analgesics, cough and cold, and nutritionals. More than 3,000 employees support 14 manufacturing sites in 11 countries dedicated to e nsuring the delivery of a secure, high-quality, cost-effective supply of our products around the world. Our Animal Health business in North America is dedicated to making the world a better place for our veterinary customers, their clients, and the animals we all hold dear.
Bayer’s corporate culture is an important factor in the company’s success. Central to this culture are our values: Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency, summarized by the term LIFE. They provide us with guidance for our daily work as we seek solutions to the major challenges of our time, in line with our mission statement “Bayer: Science For A Better Life". Buyer Kogenate We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will be eligible for an array of innovative rewards and recognition programs, variable pay and incentive opportunities as well as benefits coverage beginning on your first day of employment. We are committed to helping our employees maintain a healthy balance between their responsibilities at work and home. You will be eligible for paid time off programs, paid company holidays, flexible work options and numerous site conveniences. We are also committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, tuition assistance and professional association events. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, we encourage you to explore how you can make a difference at Bayer by applying now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
The incumbent will be the buyer for the respective division responsible for dedicated tactical procurement activities.
The successful candidate will:
• Manage local tactical purchasing execution • Manage transition within purchasing portfolio • Assure continuous improvement of tactical purchasing processes • Support target achievement such as savings, inventory reduction, working capital improvements, etc. • Optimize tactical purchasing activities within his/her area of responsibility • Understand and fulfill the requirements of customers • Support the realization of Procurement targets through successful implementation of sourcing team results • Initiate local request for proposals, quotes and information • Execute local purchasing and order fulfillment management • Improve tactical purchasing by optimizing order processing and delivery time, cost and quality within his/her area of responsibility under consideration of internal customer requirements • Active project engagement within country or working groups • Procure efficient supply • Prepare, negotiate and finalize local agreements in his/her responsible area • Identify, select, evaluate and approve suppliers in his/her tactical area • Support the Sourcing Teams/Project Teams • Manage of daily issues such as supply, quality, service, etc. • Continuous improvement/streamlining of product and vendor portfolio in Procurement • Develop and implement local procurement strategies for the product portfolio assigned to his/her area of responsibility • Monitor compliance on all procurement related activities to assure that business and ethical standards are consistently maintained and that Bayer's purchasing conduct meets the highest standard of integrity. The successful candidate will posses: • Bachelors degree in a technical and/or business discipline • Strong negotiating, communication, influencing and problem solving skills • Demonstrated analytical decision making skills and creative thought process ability • Sound knowledge of business practices, financial tools and Procurement policies and procedures • Fluency in English • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees • Strong knowledge best practice tactical purchasing tools and methods Preferred skills: • Bachelors degree in a technical and/or business discipline or several years of experience • Specific knowledge of Tactical Purchasing, Quality Management Systems (ISO/QS9000), Regulatory Requirements and Logistics Processes, Principles and Practices
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Desired Skills and Expertise
2 - 5 years
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