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Global Procurement, Site Sourcing Specialist Elkton United States,  

Posted on : 09 June 2017

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Global Procurement, Site Sourcing Specialist-PRO015676DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.The Procurement Specialist is an essential resource responsible for a broad spectrum of support activities; including stakeholder support, maintaining outline agreements and related SAP procurement data, and supplier management at the Elkton, VA site primarily supporting indirect procurement. Works with Procurement Category owners globally to understand supply strategies and agreements and associated implementation and contract management locally in Elkton. Conducts research and analysis in support of local sourcing plans in the indirect material space. Identifies and documents all cost reduction and improvements.Sourcing  Understands the supplier/site strategy developed by the Supply Sectors and executes action plans to achieve the sourcing team s objectives. Liaise with the Supply Sectors to assure site spend is in line with agreed sourcing strategy. Assists in evaluating potential suppliers on site specific issues. Assists in analyzing stakeholders  business and evaluates potential savings through supplier consolidation. Participates on category teams providing technical support.Transactional Process  Within assigned stakeholder and supply sector area, responsible for SAP procurement data integrity/ maintenance of contracts in accordance with grants of authority guidelines. Ensures that purchase agreements are in compliance with master agreements and preferred suppliers. Resolves discrepancies through interaction with PtP Service Center, Receiving and Stakeholders. Works with MRO Buyers to resolve MRP issues due to source list/ Outline agreement errors.Analysis  Conducts data analysis at the local level on suppliers, supply market, cost and price of goods and services that are supplied to Merck using available data.Continuous Improvement  Keeps abreast of current procurement general knowledge, procedures, and business issues in order to facilitate effective and practical solutions to client requests, concerns, and inquiries. Continuously learns new areas of the global procurement supply sectors, its business practices, and issues in order to provide superior support to stakeholders. Continuously work with local stakeholders to understand and validate their needs.QualificationsEducation Minimum Requirement:- BS in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related fieldRequired Experience and Skills:- Two years of Procurement, Buying/Purchasing, or Manufacturing Operations experience- Strong analytical skills.- Strong communications skills and experience in influencing stakeholders at different levels.- Proven ability to collaborate with a wide variety of individuals, including management, stakeholders, team members, other departments and suppliers.- Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic environment.Preferred Experience and Skills:- 3 years in Procurement and/ or knowledge of Procurement related business processes.- Knowledge of SAP- Experience in Pharmaceutical or other Manufacturing industry.Our employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:EEOC PosterEEOC GINA Supplement Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Job: Procurement GenericJob Title:Spclst, ProcurementPrimary Location: NA-US-VA-ElktonEmployee Status: RegularTravel: NoNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:Merck Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia Job Segment: Procurement, Pharmaceutical, Engineer, Supply, Operations, Science, Engineering, Research


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