At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia.
Our vision :
We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.
Our mission :
We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.
Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?
Job Description Summary
Procure to Pay (P2P) Enablement Specialist
Accountable to capture all procurement master data consistently and create / update data in SAP ERP and Ariba, to avoid savings leakage, minimize invoice queries, enable material requirement planning and timely supplier payment.
The P2P Enablement Specialist will also be in charge of : Ensuring consistent buying channels are used, support continuous improvement and standardization of P2P processes, enable increased P2P & Accounts Payable (AP) automation rates and support the SAP / Ariba roll out and day to day running.
Capture Procurement data generated by the procurement function (Central & Site) in a consistent manner.
Create and maintain Procurement Master Data for new and existing materials in SAP ERP (e.g. Purchase info records, Source lists, minimum order quantities and lead-times).
Establish supply agreements into SAP ERP (e.g. Outline agreement, scheduling agreements etc ).
Ensure Purchase Order (PO) pricing and payment terms remain accurate when terms change.
Manage invoice queries in collaboration with AP, Strategic Buyers & Category managers.
Raise noncompliance to P2P policies and non-compliant use of defined buying channels
Assign Free text Purchase Requisition (PRs) to Indirect Buyers.
Implement supplier allocations.
Update Lonza eCatalogue pricing.
Actively support the roll-out of the e-catalogue technology platform (SAP / Ariba) (e.g. Supplier onboarding (checklist), supplier enablement (system configuration)).
Perform other duties as assigned.
College education or experience equivalent for the job related area.
US Visa is a must.
Fluent in English language (German is a plus).
Hands on experience of handling detailed information & data and transcribing this information & data into SAP ERP and / or SAP Ariba.
Experience in SAP Ariba Supplier Enablement & Onboarding methodology.
Hands on experience of using Microsoft Office (in particular MS Excel).
Experience and knowledge of both Operational Procurement, Master data and Accounts Payable functions and their needs.
Experience of implementing process compliance and continuous improvement
Experience of transferring activities and resources from Operations to Shared Services ( lifting & Shift of processes).
Customer service mindset and ability to manage several priorities simultaneously.
Positive attitude with a willingness to learn new skill sets.
Enjoys working with data, IT system & new technologies.
Working knowledge of general business practices.