Global Procurement Manager

Global Supply Chain | Santa Ana, CA

Job Description:

We are hiring a Global Procurement Manager to oversee the international procurement team in achieving corporate and department goals.  This position is responsible for ensuring key KPIs in raw material availability, cost savings, supplier agreement, and risk management are achieved.

Responsibilities:

  • Train, develop, and supervise procurement personnel.
  • Develop company’s short to long term Procurement strategy.
  • Generate and track TCO savings achievements according to procurement annual goals and policy.
  • Collaborate with Planning and Marketing and promote forecasting levels of demand for raw materials and communicate projected materials requirements to suppliers with long lead time or identified as critical.
  • Promote concept of EOQ / MOQ to the business partners and alignment on optimum material inventory levels for Marketing and Manufacturing needs.
  • Ensure periodic E&O analysis is performed with Planning and business partners to monitor raw materials scrap level for continuous improvement.
  • Manage supplier performance through periodically quality and business reviews and maintaining supplier communications regularly.
  • Build strong partnership with key suppliers based on supplier criticality categories and reduce risks in assurance of supply and quality.
  • Actively involved in understanding supplier’s manufacturing capability, inventory strategy, business trends, etc. while executing strategies to improve raw material delivery performance.
  • Drive risk mitigation concept and initiatives to reduce company’s risk exposures in compliance, assurance of supply, and quality.
  • Use ERP system to perform procurement operational responsibilities including material master data updates, purchase order issuance, periodic forecasting, and purchase order on-time delivery tracking.
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Identify potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and promoting supplier relationship management (SRM) program.
  • Partner with Finance to reconcile blocked invoices and facilitate processing payments and invoices.
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future purchase price fluctuations.
  • Work closely with Procurement Manager, Strategic Sourcing Manager, and S&OP Manager to meet goals for key GSC initiatives/projects.

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, life sciences or related field
  • 8 years of experience in Procurement or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or work experience. Graduate degree, Purchasing Certification preferred.
  • Direct report experience preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of effective procurement practices, vendor sourcing and the Biomedical field.
  • Good understanding of cGMP and ISO 13485 with emphasis on raw materials specifications, vendor qualifications and lot traceability.
  • In-depth understanding of ERP and MRP systems.
  • Strong MS Office skills. Able to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, presentations and project schedules.

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