Posted on: 04/05/2021

Salary: EUR 70000 -> 90000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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Our client is an international high-tech company and a technology leader in its market. With strong growth rates in headcount, turnover and stock value, they have a solid standing in the market, across all continents.
We are currently supporting our client in their search for a Technical Procurement role for Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology in Ulm (Germany) , the greater Marseille region (France) or in Puerto Rico.
In this role, you will be responsible for the end to end strategic procurement for complex technology projects and manufacturing.

Challenges & Responsibilities:
  • Technical analysis of suppliers, products and components for protein development, membrane development and raw material development in a biological and biochemical context.
  • Lead the process of supplier selection and supplier assessments, based on KPIs and general performance
  • Support Manufacturing & Production in the ramp up & NPI phase
  • Cost engineering & value engineering, design of procurement plans.
  • Make or Buy-Decisions based on data and technical analysis, Total cost of Ownership
  • Benchmarking, best practices and process improvement in procurement engineering
  • Constant communication with the client for invoice to payment and order to cash
  • Support the Category Management team in establishing and maintaining a solid supplier and vendor network
  • Support the procurement and R&D organizations to be up to date regarding new technologies and better alternatives for components and solutions
  • Define plans for project sourcing and define requirements and specifications.
  • Draft & Create SPA, set up development contracts & IP contracts
  • Strong focus on supply base risk and long term supplier agreements
  • Monitoring of project milestones in cooperation with suppliers

Profile & Qualifications:
  • Fluency in English and fluency in (Spanish or German) are must-haves
  • Strong communication skills and openness to work and learn in a multinational business environment
  • Master's degree in biology, biochemistry or similar scientific fields of study.
  • Experience in sourcing for complex Biological (Membranes/Sensors/Agarose) environments and product development
  • Previous experience in value engineering, cost engineering and procurement engineering are a strong plus.
  • Experience in international project management
  • Experience in cross-divisional team work and stakeholder management


André Schneider
+49 69 71 91 525 17
Bockenheimer Landstr. 51
60325 Frankfurt

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