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Englewood, Colorado Advent Global Solutions, Inc.
This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain Materials Management. The role is responsible for leading the sourcing of materials and suppliers, selection of vendors, purchasing and inventory of raw materials and supplies. Essential Functions Implement best practices in procurement and strategic sourcing. Identify and qualify suppliers of materials, equipment, andor supplies. Lead material cost reduction efforts, pricing negotiations, delivery, and other issues with suppliers. Ensures locations have the components and supplies needed to meet production goals and manage those in a controlled environment. Develop and manage supplier relationship management program. Manage purchasing contracts for assigned suppliers. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing trends and price to identify cost efficiences. Collaborate to maintain current list of strategic and bottle-neck suppliers Mentor and coach junior members of the supply chain staff. Supervisory Responsibilities Provides day-to-day support, guidance and supervision of the purchasing staff. Experience And Necessary Skills Bachelor's degree Pharmaceutical background preferred Manufacturing experience a plus Proven negotiation skills Regulated industry background 5 years of related management experience is required APICS or other purchasing certification strongly desired Working knowledge of cGMP guidelines standards Proficient ERP software skills preferred High level of attention to detail and excellent organizational skills Strong team player