Specialist Procurement

Location North Brabant


Requisition ID: PRO018094 About MSD MSD is working to help the world be well. Through our medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions to patients and animals. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people who need them.

MSD has a workforce of almost 4500 in the Netherlands at three main sites. MSD is also known as Merck & Co., Inc.

in the US and Canada MSD. More information on website: www.werkenbijmsd.

nl About Animal Health - Global Supplier Management (AH-GSM) Animal Health Global Supplier Management (AH-GSM) is a global organization of approximately 90 professionals with the common objective of compliant, competitive, and innovative acquisition of goods & services from leading suppliers and partners that deliver a competitive advantage to MSD. AH-GSM manages approximately $1.2B of third party spend through an organizational structure encompassing global leverage of central led categories and regional operating teams.

About the Position – Basic Functions and Responsibilities The Specialist Procurement will lead the sourcing of direct materials in defined categories to support the business for the Boxmeer Site and across the MSD Animal Health division. The categories of activity will include but are not limited to Product Contact Materials, Primary and Secondary Packaging, Lab Supply and Medical Devices. Relationship management with suppliers and key stakeholders is important being the ‘linking pin’, towards site operational purchasing department and various cross-functional departments and the global categories.

Being a key representative for the defined categories supporting global initiatives aligned with site key stakeholders. The position will be part of the Global Supplier Management organization. The Specialist Procurement will report to the Associate Director, Direct Procurement for the Boxmeer Site.

The Specialist Procurement will take an active role in supporting category management, risk management and stakeholder management and supplier value management within the defined categories. Primary activities Site Stakeholder Engagement – understand stakeholder requirements to establish supply strategy and proactive mitigation of supply risk/issues. Be able to translate stakeholder requirements into tangible business results.

Relationship Management - work with business representatives, Legal and other stakeholders, to develop requirements. Conduct relationship management meetings with key and active suppliers. Manage supplier performance levels.

Sourcing – create and execute requests for information and requests for proposals. Ensuring all business requirements will be captured. Lead the assessment of all proposals using predefined criteria derived from the business requirements.

Ensure stakeholders are aligned with assessments a.

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1 Oct 2018


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