Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the worldfrom the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better.
Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing and commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees and a presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future.
The Senior Buyer - Procurement - External Manufacturing is responsible for sourcing, contracting and managing assigned EMO suppliers with a yearly budget responsibility of around 50-60 million USD.
Proactively manage assigned EMO accounts to improve on cost, quality and service according to business expectations
Define and implement yearly savings targets linked to assigned suppliers
Define and implement short and long term savings pipelines through SSI
Develop links with site procurement teams to find regional synergies and unlock supplier/product value
Build leverage and develop sourcing strategies with key global, regional and also local suppliers
Building and maintain a network of EMOs maximizing value from relationships
Involvement in potential new BD&L deals and R&D projects
Screen product base and design re-sourcing strategies (i.e. insourcing, transfer)
Implement SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) for assigned accounts
Business Intelligence support in terms or market screening, benchmarking and industry knowledge
Support the Global Procurement strategy and methodology
Identify and develop stakeholder relationships, expanding the integration of Procurement.
Build and maintain EMO wide spend visibility.
Negotiate supply contracts and monitor performance against contractual commitments during contract life cycle and beyond
Develop and manage the RFI/RFP process as part of the negotiation cycle
Identify, Implement, and track cost savings projects in cooperation with the site stakeholders, site controllers and regional finance
Coordinates supplier implementation and follow ups with site buyers / stakeholders
Comply with Quality Policies for vendor evaluation, selection and approval
Driving compliance of procurement processes, procedures and best practice initiatives
Bachelors degree in relevent discipline
CIPS/NEVI or equivalent
5-8 years FDF (Finished Dosage Forms) Procurement experience in an international environment
Experience in manufacturing processes Pharma healthcare industry
Excellent stakeholder relationship development & management skills
Familiar with spend visibility and reporting tools
General knowledge of legal and regulatory processes
Hands on mentality and entrepreneurial thinking
MS Excel advanced user: able to generate complex analytical reports
Experienced in Supplier Relationship Management from supplier implementation to Supplier Performance Monitoring and Supplier Concern resolution
Have the ability to lead a project in a multicultural environment
Excellent interpersonal skills, influencing and communication skills
Ability to negotiate complex contracts
Detail-oriented and inquisitive with strong analytical skills
Innovative problem solving skills
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