Procurement/Sourcing Specialist III
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Heredia, Heredia, CRI
hace 5 días

Job Title : Sourcing Specialist Direct or IndirectLocation : Costa Rica LagunillaPurpose : Responsible for developing sourcing strategy development, execution, contract negotiations and management for spend across direct categories, with strong specialized knowledge of a specific category portfolioKey Responsibilities :

  • Lead strategic and tactical sourcing activities with spend up to $500K
  • Manage contract lifecycle process (including uploading contracts, developing standard templates and monitoring / tracking expiry)
  • Manage catalog governance and procurement operations
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms for assigned spend categories
  • Research potential vendors, develop and execute RFP for spend between $100-$500K
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation is translated to RFP and contracts as appropriate
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking to inform sourcing decisions
  • Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing delivering and record annual P&L savings
  • Support projects assigned for various sourcing activities
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectivenessCompetencies : Functional & Technical skills
  • Sourcing expert strong experience with sourcing process, supplier management, contract negotiations and procure to pay operations
  • Experience with ERP systems, spend analytics, eSourcing, and contract management systems required
  • Excellent category-specific sourcing and category management skills in key portfolios of spend in Direct (, Electrical, Mechanical, Packaging) or Indirect (, Services, IT, Facilities)
  • Expert understanding of multi-step strategic sourcing processes and strategies
  • Experience negotiating agreements / contracts with suppliers
  • Understanding of procurement processes, tools, and best practicesLeadership / behavioral
  • Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment self-starter who looks for ways to improve existing processes
  • Strong customer service orientation, keen to deliver on internal customer needs
  • Analytical thinker who makes decisions using data and insights will need to prepare analysis to develop sourcing strategy / scenarios / savingsExperience & Qualification
  • 2-4 years of procurement experience within Direct categories (, Electrical Components, Mechanical Components, Packaging, Optics) or Indirect categories (, Services, IT, Facilities)
  • Proven working experience as buyer, senior buyer, purchasing specialist agent or officer.
  • Degree in supply chain management, operations or business administration (nice to have)
  • High level of English language competency (verbal and written)
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