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Mgr Strategic Sourcing

Covance 6/6/2018 2:53:31 PM
JOB ID: 20354 Category: Purchasing Procurement
Indianapolis, Indiana



Job Overview

The Manager of Strategic Sourcing is responsible for assigned Global Collection Supplies Catalog management. The manager will identify, develop and implement strategic/tactical solutions that drive Collection Supply documentation, marketing and technology enhancements for global management of data for internal customers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Provide client consultation, Collection Supplies oversite, Global communication, and documentation management for collection supplies system.
* Set priorities and policies that align to Global Collection Supply strategy and Commercial Development.
* Daily task assignments for all Collection Supplies resources and data management within the Cataloging system
* Maintain metrics and provide leadership for direct reports as applicable
* Primary Collection Supplies functions of the Manager is to maintain current support documentation and keep multiple data bases in sync including the Container Catalog
* Ability to coach and mentor direct reports as assigned
* Where applicable, conduct employee performance reviews and set developmental objectives
* Ensures accurate and timely completion of work as required by end-user or site procedures
* Provide leadership and work-related training and maintaining appropriate levels of departmental coverage
* Manage the production, narrative and distribution of monthly departmental statistics and performance
* Optimize Supply Chain inventory strategies to service customer needs while minimizing inventory-holding costs and maximize the expiration dating on incoming products


Four (4) year degree in Business, Supply Chain or the Life Sciences


Minimum Required:

* Five (5) years of supervisory Experience in a manufacturing or distribution of medical supplies
* Strong personal computer skills
* Strong inter-personal skills including effective Constructive Confrontation
* Strong, precise, articulate oral presentation abilities (English)
* Demonstrated organizational and planning skills


* Minimum five (5) years of general Medical Supplies Distribution or Supply Chain Planning
* Minimum two (2) years Warehouse or Inventory Management Experience
* Two (2) years of customer service Experience preferred
* C.P.M. or A.P.I.C.S. Certification

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Indianapolis, IN - Indiana


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If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).