Strategic Buyer (m/f/d)

Netherlands, Breda
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.

The role was created to support Procurement’s goal to promote business continuity and manage supplier relationships & performance at the site level.  The individual will also collaborate effectively with the Central procurement team to deliver value and continuous improvements.

Key responsibilities:

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

  • Support global and regional sourcing activities

  • Track country savings and identify potential risks & opportunities

  • Provide purchasing expertise in tendering and contracting

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent education

  • Fundamental work experience in Strategic Procurement

  • Positive attitude and willing to work new skill sets

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

  • Fluent English language skills

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: R46062