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Strategic Buyer - Indirect

Geleen, Netherlands
Netherlands, Geleen

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Geleen has an exceptional opportunity for a Strategic Buyer Indirect. This individual will collaborate effectively with the central procurement team to deliver value to site stakeholders; partner with key stakeholders across sites to ensure business continuity and procurement meet site business needs and manage supplier relationships and performance at site level. This individual provides purchasing expertise in tendering, negotiation, contracting and purchasing systems and will manage delegated spend.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Central Category Manager with category strategy development (e.g. provide site current and future business needs)

  • Support implementation and execution of category strategies at site level

  • Support the execution of sourcing initiatives for delegated spend across assigned sites Geleen & Verviers

  • Provide purchasing expertise in tendering, negotiation tactics, planning and contracting

  • Support global and regional sourcing efforts

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain. MBA or Advanced Degree preferred

  • Experience and knowledge of both Operational and Strategic Buying/Category Management

  • Ability to persuade and influence suppliers to achieve best outcome for Lonza

  • Hands on experience of using SAP ERP and SAP Ariba (strategic Buyer in directs only) in a purchasing/procurement role as well as Microsoft Office

  • Purchasing expertise in tendering, negotiation tactics, planning and contracting

  • Third party spend management

  • Dutch working permit

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R58222

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