Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world.
While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people.
In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.
Accountable to capture all procurement master data consistently and create / update data in SAP ERP or 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 : Ensure 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.
Key responsibilities :
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 PRs (purchase requisition) 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.
Key requirements :
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.
People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences.
In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.