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Sourcing Manager

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Location: Durham, 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 world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.

 

Position Summary:

The IS/IT Senior Buyer will be responsible for executing regional sourcing activities (RFI, RFP) for the Americas region and for supporting global strategies deployment in that region. He/She will collaborate with the Category Managers / Purchasing Manager to ensure that any regional activity is conducted in accordance with the category strategies. He/she will support operations regionally and at the site level: manage the regional / global supplier relationships, ensure the compliance of contracts, manage supplier performance, etc… It is expected from the Senior Buyer to be polyvalent, capable to develop in an international environment and to be at ease with different types of IS/IT purchases (hardware, telecom, software, consulting services, etc…)

 

Responsibilities:

Part of the Global Indirect Purchasing team, your main missions are:

  • Be a partner to key stakeholders, primarily IS (Information System) and Business Units; provide support through all steps of the Purchasing process

 

Manage RFP Process, including:

  • Risk Analysis
  • Manage cost and commitment strategy in coordination with assigned categories
  • Lead financial and contractual negotiations
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on key contractual aspects of the negotiated deals

 

Vendor Management

  • Be an active contributor to Vendor Management program
  • Manage regional and global governance including contractual relationship, performance monitoring (thru Business Reviews, KPIs …)
  • Manage financial dimension of the contracts

 

Compliance

  • Accountable for compliance with Purchasing processes & procedures: good documentation practices, Supplier Steering Committees, risk mitigation
  • Support supplier audits
  • Manage critical suppliers watch list
  • Lead some continuous improvement initiatives

 

Support Market Intelligence & Best Practices

  • Perform market studies, benchmarks, participate in international forums
  • Facilitate the capture of innovation from suppliers, promote bMx Corporate Social Responsibility practices
  • Identify and execute cost reduction / optimization initiative

 

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

  • BS degree required with 2+ years IS/IT purchasing experience across various sub-categories (Telecom, Infrastructure, Software, Consulting…).
  • Experience or interest in working in an international environment. Previous experience within IS/IT organization and project management experience is a plus
  • Individual should be open-minded, with potential to grow within the organization

 

Additional Information:

  • Fluent in English
  • Primary location for this position is Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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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