A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
Associate Director, Sourcing LS Biologics
Location: This position can be located in Saint Louis, Burlington or Milwaukee in the US or also in Darmstadt Germany.
Your Role: Reporting to the Director, Life Science Sourcing Biologics, you will lead a team of Procurement professionals to develop and execute complex sourcing strategies for inventoried direct materials. You will also partner with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Marketing/Product Management, and Technical R&D leaders to identify opportunities in these product areas. In this highly visible role, you will be expected to drive value for the organization and significantly impact top- and bottom-line profitability. You will be a skilled negotiator with the ability to lead your team in extracting maximum value from suppliers. You have demonstrated professional experience in one or more of the following areas: Bioactive small molecules, natural products and toxins, plant or animal-derived bacteriological culture media, mammalian cell culture media, or oligonucleotide-related products.
Who You Are
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other scientfic discipline with 5+ years of experience in the Life Science industry; or master’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other scientific discipline with 3+ years of experience in the Life Science industry; or MBA or other business degree with 3+ years in the Life Science industry.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other scientfic discipline with 7+ years of experience in the Life Science industry; or master’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other scientific discipline with 5+ years of experience in the Life Science industry; or MBA or other business degree with 5+ years in the Life Science industry; or PhD with 3+ years of experience in the Life Science industry; previous experience in Supply Chain or Procurement roles strongly preferred.
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