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Strategic Procurement Specialist

**Job description**

At Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium in Puurs we are producing vaccines and life savings drugs that are brought to our patients all over the world. Our vision "Science will win" is driving our passion to bring new medicines to patients all over the world. As a Global Procurement team member you will be part of a team, that enables the manufacturing plant in Puurs (Belgium) to manufacture those medicines in a qualitative and timely manner, while making sure that we source materials at best total cost of ownership.

As a Strategic Procurement Specialist for Direct Materials, you will lead in the development and execution of packaging sourcing projects for Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium, Puurs. You will create and implement sourcing strategies for packaging. This role will report to the Site Procurement Manager Puurs, as part of the Global Sourcing & Enterprise Services organization.

You will collaborate with suppliers and internal business partners, such as Packaging Support and Quality, to create maximum procurement value and reduce risks for Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium. You will manage supplier relationships and develop mechanisms to hold suppliers accountable for performance and timely delivery. Additionally, you will drive results through methods that include competitive bidding, negotiating, and analyzing data and market trends for your categories. You develop and enhance Procurement's relationship with internal customers to proactively identify opportunities and drive continuous improvement or to reduce risks and costs.


+ You are responsible to provide procurement support to project teams from start to finish.

+ You are responsible for delivering value, including cost savings and cost avoidances for the projects and categories in your scope, through competitive bidding and negotiations.

+ You assist in the development of long-range sourcing strategies for assigned projects and categories, based on market knowledge and expertise.

+ You facilitate business reviews and Key Account Meetings to discuss best practices and issues and to ultimately improve supplier performance and strengthen business partnership.

+ You liaise with the Category Strategy Managers (CSM) to contribute to and support the development of category strategies. You are responsible for the timely implementation of those strategies through leading and participating in cross-functional teams.


+ University degree in business or bachelor degree with relevant first experience

+ Action oriented & problem solver

+ Strong negotiator / commercial acumen

+ Strong communicator & networker

+ Contract management

+ Able to work as an individual and effectively contribute as part of a team

+ Fluent in Dutch & English (verbal - writing)

+ SAP/Ariba experience is a plus

De Pfizer site in Puurs is n van de grootste productie- en verpakkingssites van Pfizer wereldwijd, gespecialiseerd in aseptische productie en verpakking. Jaarlijks worden in Puurs meer dan 400 miljoen doses injecteerbare vaccins en medicijnen geproduceerd. Deze zijn ter plaatse verpakt in ampullen, flacons, plastic flessen, spuiten en patronen voor pennen.

De medicijnen die in Puurs worden gemaakt, zijn bestemd voor patinten in meer dan 170 landen wereldwijd. 30% van de productie uit Puurs is bestemd voor ontwikkelingslanden, in samenwerking met UNICEF, WHO, GAVI en ngo's. In Puurs werken meer dan 2800 medewerkers.

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Global Procurement



Posted: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-03

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