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Baltimore (Bayview), MD, US, 21224


 

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

  1. JOB SUMMARY

 

Provides professional sourcing services for internal and external business partners to ensure the timely and cost-effective delivery of high-quality goods and services. Supports company goals by developing and improving procurement methods while safeguarding the integrity of the procurement process.

This position is full-time, 100% remote, with periodic onsite work, as needed.

 

 

  1. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Source and manage the procurement of services, raw materials and consumables for the site, including purchase order creation in SAP.
  • Investigate and resolve supplier quality issues and source alternative suppliers and materials as necessary.
  • Assist end-users and Accounts Payable to resolve invoicing issues as directed.
  • Create/Review Request for Proposals/Request for Quotes for Service, Equipment and Parts
  • Negotiate business terms and conditions and pricing with Suppliers
  • Create and Manage contracts with key suppliers
  • Conduct cost analysis on the comparison of various materials and services for initial or continued procurement
  • Analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality and delivery requirements.
  • Assist Quality Department with performing supplier quality audits as needed, as well as conduct commercial audits of suppliers
  • Conduct annual review with key suppliers – reviewing supplier reliability, risk mitigation, financial stability, capacity, etc.
  • Assist Finance Department with Sarbanes-Oxley audits, along with other various financial audits
  • Assignment to Departmental / Company Projects as required

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

 

III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, or related field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of Procurement or Supply Chain experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Relevant knowledge of commercial contracts
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and SAP

 

Preferred Requirements

  • SAP experience preferred
  • Prior Biopharmaceutical experience preferred

 

 

 

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .
 

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore