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Buyer Specialist

Company: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Location: Lombard
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Buyer Specialist (229594) Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities. Buyer Specialist - 229594 OUR COMPANY
At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies that improve the lives of both humans and animals. Founded in 1885 and family-owned ever since, Boehringer Ingelheim takes a long-term perspective. Now, we are powered by 52,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. We believe that if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve.
For our office in Milan and our production sites in Fornovo San Giovanni and Noventa Padovana we are currently looking for a Senior Operational Sourcing Specialist to join us, based in Milan.
The Buyer Specialist will work within the Purchasing department reporting to the Common & Indirect Sourcing Area Head. He/she will be responsible for sourcing goods and services for the company at the best value regarding quality and price.
If Agility, Accountability and Intrapreneurship are the way you want to work and Empathy, Respect, Passion and Trust are also your main values, this is the right place for you: a solid, growing and dynamic company where People Growth is a core element.
Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Sourcing and contracting of services such as Creative Agencies, Medical Education, Publication Planning, Media, Public Relations
  • Scouting and evaluating suppliers;
  • Negotiating purchase terms;
  • Implementing global sourcing strategies;
  • Building relationship with business partner;
  • Data analysis and baseline consolidation;
  • Complying with department procedures and realizing department goals;
  • Maintaining complete updated purchasing records;
  • Ensure that the services meet the technical requirements and business needs.Requirements:
    • Degree in Economics, Engineering, or related fields
    • Minimum three years of Procurement or Sourcing experience -
    • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Good knowledge of English language
    • Good knowledge of SAP and Ariba/WeBuy as a plusCore competencies:
      • Communication skills to build partnerships effectively with internal and external stakeholders and convey information so it is received and understood; building natural relationships with the ability to form sustainable connections across the entire organisation.
      • Financial & Analytical skills to being able to collect and analyze data to support decision-making processes
      • Negotiation skills in order to achieve optimal results, both financial and non-financial, and influence stakeholders to generate value for the company
      • Problem Solving for being able of identifying root causes of problems and thinking creatively around issues to develop solutions.
        With us, you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.
        We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.
        To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area . - Job - Purchasing/Sourcing/Supply Chain Primary Location Organization

Keywords: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Lombard , Buyer Specialist, Professions , Lombard, Illinois

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