Commodity Buyer

Job description

Site Name: UK - London - Brentford, Warsaw, Poznan Grunwaldzka
Posted Date: Feb 19 2020

Commodity Buyer

Department: Production Procurement

Category: Secondary/ Paper Packaging

Location: Poznań (possible Warsaw or London)

Responsibilties:

  • Lead the development, management and implementation of comprehensive strategies on a global, regional or local basis in alignment with GSK and Procurement to deliver agreed savings targets and other benefits that significantly impact GSK financial results.
  •  Lead the development of  supply strategies that deliver business requirements across assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service, cost and inovation
  • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and reduce lead times
  • Lead,  develop and manage the supply base for external GMS end to end supply chain providing supply of high quality and competitively priced materials and services, to meet GSK requirements.
  • Particiapte in the development of Continuous Improvement strategy for supply base employing lean and sigma approach including PUCC and DFM.
  • Development of Risk Mitigation strategies to ensure security of supply.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; agree RACIs and business Requirements
  • Continuous improvement of process and performance within category team and related supply base

Basic qualifications:

  • Higher education
  • At least 3 years of relevant procurement experience
  • Knowledge of relevant global supply markets
  • Strong analytical skills and capacity to balance big picture and details
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Very good command of English
  • Ability to multi-task across various requests daily and work independently
  • Expertise in manufacturing processes or regulatory requirements

Why GSK?

We offer:

  • Career at one of the leading global healthcare companies
  • Possibility of developing within the role and company structure
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • Company culture based on GSK values: patient focus, integrity, respect and transparency
  • Atmosphere of trust which let you grow professionally and act independently
  • Non-wage benefits (medical care, life insurance, pension scheme, sports card, recreation allowance, social fund, preventive healthcare services)

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