At Sterigenics, our employees make it possible for us to be the world leader in contract sterilization and ionization services for the medical devices, food safety and high performance/specialty materials industries. We employ over 1,700 employees and operate over 47 facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Sourcing Specialist - Procurement
US - OH - Cleveland
Sotera Health LLC, along with its affiliates, is the global leader in comprehensive sterilization solutions serving customers across the medical device, pharmaceutical, commercial, and food industries, and the only vertically integrated sterilization company in the world. Operating out of 48 facilities in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, Sterigenics provides contract sterilization and ionization services for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety and high-performance materials industries. Through Nelson Labs, it offers microbiological and analytical testing and consultancy to assist customers in developing and maintaining sterilization solutions in medical devices, tissue/implantable products, and pharmaceuticals and biologics fields. Its affiliate, Nordion positions Sotera Health LLC as the world's largest provider of Cobalt-60 used in the gamma sterilization process as well as medical isotopes used in the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and cancers. Sotera Health LLC and its affiliates serve more than 2,500 customers around the world and are owned by private equity firms Warburg Pincus and GTCR.
Corporate Sourcing Specialist works across the organization on assigned categories to understand key stakeholder needs (total cost, quality, service) and uses procurement best practices to drive for the optimal solution. This is accomplished through building relationships (internal and external), quickly resolving performance issues, data driven negotiated agreements, understanding the market trends for assigned categories and routinely analyzing data to implement continuous improvements. Additionally, the Corporate Sourcing Specialist will support the reporting and analytical needs for the department. Some examples include payables reporting, spend cube development, travel metrics and savings tracking.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Build strong Category Management knowledge within assigned categories and contribute to the development of category sourcing strategies
Manage and develop plans for assigned spend categories to achieve cost savings targets and supplier performance goals
Analyze historical spend to proactively identify sourcing opportunities that improve cost, working capital and payment terms
Develop and execute monthly standard reports from multiple data sources (eg: savings calculations, spend details, supplier performance, etc.)
Generate ad hoc reporting requests
Identify and implement business process standards as well as optimize existing business systems
Develop relationships with internal stakeholders and key suppliers globally to provide world class service across multiple sites and businesses
Develop and manage RFx activities in coordination with business partners to drive measurable savings results
Negotiatecontract terms and conditions in cooperation with business partners
Timely resolution of supplier related issues
Ensure accuracy of suppler related data in business systems
Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Procurement, or Supply Chain
2+ years of global experience in Sourcing/Supply Chain or Corporate Financial Planning
Ability to establish and build strong relationships with suppliers and across the organization
Strong analytical skills (especially Reports Now, MS Excel formulas, pivot tables) to process data from multiple databases effectively, identify trends and form conclusions, while ensuring data is accurate and complete
Project management skills and ability to manage and prioritize multiple key activities
Basic negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Drive to challenge the status quo and collaboratively implement change
Experience in travel management, office supplies/products, utilities or freight would be a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Sterigenics U.S. LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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