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Purchasing Business Process Referent F/H

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Purchasing

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 45 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.

 

 

 

Under the guidance of the Purchasing Business Process Owner (BPO), you contribute to the transformation of the company, by defining and optimizing the rules, processes, tools and data management of your scope.

You ensure the definition, deployment and improvement of good practices, to ensure efficiency of business processes.

To do so, you identify and coordinate the management of opportunities, while addressing risks and ensuring compliance with requirements (internal/external)

 

What are your main missions?

 

  • Support the BPO as a representative of the functions & regions covering, P2P processes (Source to Contract & Request to pay process)
  • Contribute to transformation project at Global/Corporate scale
  • Own the best practices for the domain & associated business processes within scope: methodologies, operational workflows, Master Data, process KPIs, organization structures.
  • Leverage knowledge within the organization: define required skills, design training curriculum, ensure that the documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Make sure that end users receive the appropriate level of training to be efficient in their job.
  • Explain and promote the usage of standard processes & systems (including reporting) in order to develop end-users’ autonomy and performance in their daily tasks, compliant with internal control.
  • Lead, participate in, train and/or support an international network of Experts/Key Users to share and infuse, new processes & process improvements globally, and capture improvement needs in collaboration with other domains BPR and project teams.
  • Collect, qualify and prioritize process improvement opportunities and follow-up their implementation with the relevant stakeholders, also providing adequate support during the implementation phase.
  • Manage roles and authorization ensuring access, adequacy and segregation of duty rules and related business tools under your responsibility (e.g.: Supplier Relationship Management Tool, Contract Life Cycle Management Tool…)

 

Who are you?

 

  • Master’s degree or equivalent documented education in Purchasing, with a least 5 years of operational experience in the domain, preferably using SAP in context.
  • Demonstrated & successful interpersonal experience working in an international/multicultural context, leading project to completion and working to solve a cross domain issue.
  • High level of Adaptability / Flexibility, ability to facilitate meetings & decision making.
  • Ability to translate goals into action plans
  • Good professional practice of English

 

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site https://careers.biomerieux.com/ or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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