Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about EUR10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com .. Do you have a proven track record in strategic sourcing? Do you have a passion for continuous improvement and driving change management initiatives to increase efficiency, quality, customer centricity and capabilities to meet ever changing demands? If this sounds like you, let's talk!. We are seeking a Sr Sourcing Analyst in our Biomedical HQ in Exton, PA .. The Challenge. Sourcing of direct materials and services for the US Operations and managing the related suppliers for running business and (new) innovation projects in order to reach the business objectives and following the annual purchasing plan.. In the position of Sr Sourcing Analyst, you will:. Lead development and implementation of the annual Purchasing plan for US Operations in line with the Purchasing strategy for Direct/Indirect Spend and assign priorities for sourcing and innovation projects together with the Supply Chain Manager US.. Together with the Sr. Supply Chain Manager US, implement a reliable and robust process for supplier evaluation, selection, negotiation, contracting, segmentation, qualification, performance management, and relation management with (possible) suppliers following the DSM Strategic Sourcing Methodology (SSM) to secure the sourcing of direct materials and services as required for the existing operation or for development projects.. Represent Sourcing and Purchasing in Innovation projects in order to lead the Sourcing and Purchasing activities needed to reach project milestones and goals.. Evaluate and renew supply contracts by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).. Ensure a smooth implementation of new suppliers and supply contracts in the organization.. Develop and implement sourcing activities for the US Operations in line with the targets set in the annual Purchasing plan and based on internal and external market and spend analysis.. Enable timely purchase and availability of raw materials, packaging, and contracted manufacturing with the Purchasing team by making sure the that the right suppliers and contracts are brought in place and by driving the required performance at external partners together with the Supplier Quality Assurance group.. Identify and mitigate supply/business risks caused by e.g. single source positions or poor supplier's performance.. Perform key account management for identified Key suppliers by developing and managing the relationship with identified key suppliers and tracking their performance (SDP, Supplier Development Program):. Be first pint of contact for Key Supplier top management to build strategic partnership, manage relationship and assess their performance / establish relationship with key suppliers.. Implement strategic key supplier develpment program (SDP).. Initiate and cnduct key supplier audits and secure key elements of the SDP (security of supply, competitiveness, quality/compliance, sustainability, innovation/technical improvements, business commitment) in DSM's agreements.. Identify ptential contract improvement opportunities & re-negotiations.. What we want to see in you:. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Commerce/Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or SCM related field. Recognized qualification in Purchasing along with people, project and change management experience.. 5 + years of experience in Sourcing and Purchasing roles in various business-to-business environments, ideally also on a managerial level.. Experience in implementing new Sourcing and Purchasing processes in an organization and/or driving Functional Excellence in these processes.. SAP knowledge is a strong plus but would consider other ERP experience.. Experience in the Biomedical or pharma industry preferred, but will consider experience in another heavily regulated industry.. The Reward. Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people's lives and solving the challenges of today's world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.. Procedure & Contact:. Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal ( ).. DSM Biomedical develops novel materials-based solutions to meet the present and future needs of the medical device industry. The company's product portfolio includes coatings, drug delivery platforms, mechanical devices, and a wide range of biomedical materials that enable the replacement, repair, enhancement and the regeneration of tissue and organ functions in the body. Its novel materials-based solutions are designed to meet the needs of the medical device industry. The biomedical market is highly innovative and dynamic.. Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.. Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about EUR10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see or connect on. Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Scien... Associated topics: dairy, diet, dietary, dietician, food, nutrition, nutritionist, sfs, swine, wic
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