Strategic Buyer SM API (m/f/d)
Randstad Inhouse Services is looking for a Strategic buyer SM API (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a temporary position for 6 to 9 weeks starting as soon as possible.
Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there’s no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of.
Negotiate and contract the assigned SM-API Visp specific portfolio
Deliver measurable value and competitive procurement prices
Work closely with line manager to develop procurement value and identify savings opportunities
Drive tendering, negotiation, contracting and sourcing for assigned materials
Optimize supplier’s payment terms.
Ensure business continuity for assigned portfolio for SM-API Visp site
Support SM-API category strategy execution on Visp site in collaboration with Category Managers
Monitor SM-API Visp site specific supplier performance in collaboration with Supply Chain and drive site supplier performance improvement
Site Stakeholder Management: Ensure smooth collaboration with the Visp site key stakeholders (Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Finance…)
Procurement related site activities: Complete and maintain SAP as needed to allow creation of Purchase orders for Supply Chain-Material Planner; Validate orders and contracts aligned with potential site specific procedures
Processes, tools and Systems:
Ensure compliance with Lonza standards and regulatory requirements
Support roll-out of Lonza procedures, policies and guidelines
Support Procurement initiatives, roll-out of procurement tools, processes and systems
Complete and maintain the documentation database as required
Relevant education and work experience
Purchasing experience as Buyer
SAP experience preferred
Good knowledge of English and German