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Assistant - Laboratory Site Purchasing Procurment-FDE - United States  

Lilly (company)

Posted on : 25 April 2017

Project Description

Assistant - Laboratory Site Purchasing Procurment-FDE
San Diego
United States
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.
Provide procurement - purchasing laboratory support to Lilly Biotech Center (LBC) in San Diego and BioTDR/Immunology (Indy based) management, scientific teams, and operational support teams

Key Objectives/Deliverables:
  • Duties include assisting business partners and scientists with their supply, equipment and service procurement purchasing needs through various procurement systems including but not limited to eCat, ERM, EBP shopping cart and P-Card.
  • Communicate with management, colleagues, and outside vendors on a regular basis to keep up to date on any open purchasing issues and discuss ideas and resolutions.
  • Active member of LBC Operations team. Responsibilities include participation with operations team assignments and duties.
  • Act as backup for current procurement assistant.
  • Other assignments as required
  • Minimum of 2 years of purchasing and/or procurement experience
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
  • Bachelors degree preferred (sciences, business, accounting)
  • Experience with MS Office, HTML
  • Proactive work style, flexibility, excellent follow up skills, stellar organization and record keeping skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
  • Lilly credits its exceptional employees for its successes, and knows the key to ongoing achievement lies in attracting and retaining the best people. A company rich in heritage, Lilly employs individuals, conducts research and markets products worldwide. By providing for the unmet needs of our customers through a continuous stream of innovation, we will outgrow all competitors.
  • Lilly earns consistent and wide recognition for creating an exceptional work environment:
    • Business Week magazine 50 Best Places To Launch A Career™
    • FORTUNE America’s Most Admired Companies™
    • FORTUNE 50 Best Companies for Minorities™
    • Working Mother 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers™
    • Industry Week magazine 100 Best-Managed Companies™
    • Science magazine Best Companies for Scientists™