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Sourcing Project Manager II

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, 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.


Position Summary:

Sourcing Project Manager is responsible for conducting all sourcing activities and managing suppliers for specific assigned categories in accordance with the prescribed sourcing regulations and procedures. The Sourcing Category Project works in conjunction with Engineering Project Managers and Program Management to meet Company manufacturing objectives and increase product commercial supply. Conduct Quality Management System (QMS) audits and supplier site visits to ensure relationship between parties will meet capacity requirements, cost expectations, delivery timelines, and quality standards. Lead supplier selection, contract negotiations, and conflict resolution with international and domestic vendors. Secure and source required project resources. Develop processes and procedures to support company interests. Expected to work and communicate well with team members, other departments, and Executive Management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of bioMrieuxs Quality System. Adhere to Regulatory requirements, including FDA, ISO, Legal, Ethical and bioMrieux specific procedures.
  • Manages and coordinates Sourcing/Purchasing activities related to allocated project(s).
  • Works in conjunction with Program Management and Engineering Project Manager to develop and maintain project plans, including scheduling and milestones. Works with vendor to ensure timelines, quality, and cost objectives are met.
  • Provides business oversight for projects and makes business decisions, as necessary, to keep project in alignment with quality, cost, and timeline goals.
  • Communicate information pertaining to assigned category internally to interested parties to ensure they have adequate information to plan for project impacts.
  • Propose and implement risks mitigations plans, identify, and capture opportunities including Purchasing Cost Avoidance Plans (PCAP) or business leverages whenever it is possible.
  • Build supplier relationships through frequent and effective communication of business, quality, and cost by interacting with current suppliers, consistently seeking opportunities to improve supplier partnerships to ensure a long-term positive relationship, and continue to seek out supplier talent for future opportunities.
  • Develop negotiation strategies and ensure that all consultations and/or negotiations are managed in accordance with the existing strategies/agreements to ensure the organization is receiving competitive pricing, capacity requirements, and reducing risk.
  • Effectively resolve disputes, hold crucial conversations, recommend solutions to identify the root cause of issues, and correct problems as needed.
  • Mentor and develop Sourcing Project Manager I, Associate Purchasing Agents, and Purchasing Agents preparing them for additional responsibilities through goal setting (when applicable).
  • Review departmental Standard Operating Procedure and Work Instruction documents for relevancy and accuracy.
  • Lead Suppliers Business Reviews and assist Procurement in collecting and preparing for each review.

Education, Skills, & Experience:

  • BS with 5 years of experience in Sourcing, Purchasing, or Project Management in a corporate environment preferred OR
    • High school diploma/GED with 8 years of experience in Sourcing, Purchasing, or Project Management experience in lieu of a degree
  • PMP Certification is a plus
  • ISM certification is a plus
  • Functional experience with sourcing, selecting and qualifying suppliers


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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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