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Procurement Manager

Company: Sandoz International
Location: Melville
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.

2023 will potentially see Sandoz become a standalone organization! Already a global market leader in Generics and Biosimilar medicine, this is an exciting, once-in-a-career opportunity to set our own path forward as an independent, purpose-driven organization, and as the founders of a new Sandoz, this is a time of immense opportunity for us all, both professionally and personally!

Together we will shape the future of Sandoz--- are you ready to make a difference?

As the Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the development, execution and management of commodity strategies for Fougera. You will be instrumental in identifying, designing and improving core processes and policies relating to Procurement and lead deployment and management of Procurement strategies across the company.

Your additional responsibilities include, but not limited to:
---Develop value-adding, comprehensive, future-looking commodity strategies to support North America Strategic Sourcing (NASS) initiatives on APIs, excipients, primary and secondary packaging as well as support of internal manufacturing facilities and external manufacturing.
This includes cost, quality, compliance, service, overall performance and innovation.
---Develop and execute plans to manage business and supply risk.
---Ensure total compliance of materials, suppliers, supply chain, and Procurement organization.
---Provides guidance to Finance, Planning, R&D and other functions with regard to materials and supply impacts and opportunities.
---Employ best-in-class procurement and sourcing methodologies and tools, commodity forecasting, and supply market management.
---Ensure supply and supplier performance continually adapts to meets the needs of the company in innovation, inventory management strategies, quality and compliance improvements, streamlining, etc.
---Continually conduct external benchmarking to ensure Sandoz/Fougera remains competitive and current in the supply marketplace.
---Responsible for continuous management and improvement of suppliers' and procurement
core processes across the company.
---Deliver above benchmark year-on-year savings with successful use of competitive bidding, reverse auctions, negotiations, etc.
---Manage the Procurement resource plans and budget.
---Adhere to all applicable procedures, cGMP's, company policies, and all other quality or regulatory requirements (OSHA, DEA, FDA, EMEA, ANVISA, HS&E, etc.).
---Ensure all work is performed in a safe, effective manner, and in compliance with the appropriate industry and regulatory (FDA, DEA, OSHA) standards, and departmental, plant, and corporate quality and Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) goals.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
What you'll bring to the role:
---Requires the minimum of a Bachelor's degree
---An MBA or Master's degree is preferred
---Requires the Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in business, supply chain, operations, engineering
or finance and a minimum of 3 years of experience in Procurement
---Procurement certification is preferred, i.e., CPM.
---Continuous improvement or project management certification is preferred
---Experience with multi-site manufacturing and global sourcing is preferred
---Thorough knowledge of GMP, pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and other relevant regulations are preferred
---Experience using MS Excel, Powerpoint, Documentum databases is required

This opportunity is located at the Sandoz Melville, NY site, and will not have the ability to be located remotely. Preference will be given to local candidates not requiring relocation.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations:
Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to tas.nacomms@novartis.com or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $102,400 and $153,600/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Why Sandoz?
Almost 500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2022 and while we're proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

We are at a pivotal moment in our history giving us the freedom to invest in our future so we can continue to help millions of people access affordable high-quality medicines. Together we will shape the future of Sandoz, building an organization from the ground up and in return, experience an ambitious environment with impactful, flexible-hybrid careers, where diversity is welcomed and where personal growth is encouraged!

The future is ours to shape!

Join our Sandoz Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Sandoz and our career opportunities, join the Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/sandoztalentpool

Keywords: Sandoz International, West Haven , Procurement Manager, Executive , Melville, Connecticut

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