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The Director, Global Lab Supplies and Equipment Sourcing is responsible for developing and implementing the overall Sourcing Strategy for a global commodity or specific global program for Thermo Fisher Scientific. The individual is chartered with developing a strategy aligned with specific business needs, building a strong functional organization, establishing best practices, negotiating global contracts with preferred suppliers, identifying and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Leads global category management for assigned category to deliver key category performance indicators, including: Savings, supplier rationalization, low-cost region sourcing, risk management, spend under agreement, joint innovation, supplier performance, etc.
  • Develops and drives 3-5 year global strategies focused on identifying and contracting with suppliers that meet key business needs and the aforementioned category management goals.
  • Primary responsibility for identification, qualification and performance management of global strategic supplier base.
  • Aligns team and category management processes to meet business needs and sourcing goals.
  • Acts as the key interface with Thermo Fisher divisions ensuring alignment of strategies, and commitments.
  • Interfaces with senior leaders to obtain sponsorship and resources to implement sourcing strategies that support their key objectives
  • Manages a team of 2-3 direct reports and up to 6 matrix reports (regional and division category leaders or specialists).

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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