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Sourcing Specialist

Johnson
& Johnson (J&J) Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a
Sourcing Specialist. The position will be based in Irwindale, CA or Juarez, CA
or Juarez, MX.
Biosense
Webster is the world leader in the $2.5 billion worldwide electrophysiology
market and our company is in the enviable position of being one of the fastest
growing businesses within Johnson & Johnson. We have achieved double digit
growth consistently over the last decade and aren?t stopping as we look towards
the future. Our product portfolio remains strong and further proves we are an
innovative leader in cardiac electrophysiology. In order to continue this great
growth trajectory, we need to bring on board top talent like you to help fuel
our future! Our growth has also enabled a relentless focus on talent
development by providing many new opportunities for our employees to expand
their knowledge and grow their careers. Our commitment to developing our
leaders is unwavering. Our investment in people, technology, and innovation
make us one of the best places to work within one of the most admirable
corporations in the world.
Thriving
on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and
committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Reporting
to the Strategic Sourcing Manager II, the Sourcing Specialist will support
sourcing of components and supplier relationship management for Biosense
Webster. He/She will assist customers with material and process selection for
purchases, locating and selecting suppliers for purchases per category
strategies, negotiate prices, develop and administer contracts for strategic
suppliers, develop strategic suppliers, develop and improve large spend
category strategies and major business processes such as business continuity
and supplier selection to deliver annual improvements in total cost, quality
and service, and support sites as needed.
Responsibilities:
+ Develop an expertise in the business needs and
capabilities for major spend categories or key business processes.
+ Keep up with supply market trends, supplier
economics, and best practice sourcing.
+ Seek to improve capabilities of the supplier
base or key business processes.
+ Report performance data for assigned
categories or key business processes.
+ Communicate, monitor, and aggressively manage
compliance with the sourcing strategy or business process.
+ Establish close working relationships with
other functions (e.g. engineering, operations, marketing, quality) to ensure
full understanding and support of strategic sourcing perspective to key
processes.
+ Track and manage performance of suppliers and
ensure that performance issues are quickly addressed.
+ Identify sources of data for performance
metrics, create a process to collect data, and champion the collection efforts.
+ Champion annual productivity improvements by
leading internal & joint supplier / teams pursuing cost reduction opportunities
in alignment with the sourcing strategy (e.g. lowering inventory levels,
increasing yields, improving supplier operations, etc.).
+ Contribute to the continuous development of
sourcing knowledge base and best practice by identifying and implementing sourcing
?pockets of excellence?.
+ Partner with key stakeholders and partners to
address technical issues for components and processes
+ Ensure training on and compliance with
relevant company procedures. Responsible for communicating business related
issues or opportunities to next management level.
+ Responsible for ensuring subordinates follow
all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices
and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition.
+ Responsible for ensuring personal and Company
compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies,
and procedures.
+ Performs other duties assigned as needed.
Qualifications
+ Bachelor?s degree in logistics, business
administration, operations or equivalent experience (MBA preferred)
+ A minimum of 3 years of manufacturing or business-related
experience is required
+ CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager)
certification preferred
+ Prior purchasing/materials/supply chain
experience is desirable
+ A minimum of 1 year of experience in
procurement is required
+ Effective Knowledge of:
+ Sourcing procedures, Purchasing Controls &
Supplier Selection Processes
+ Supplier manufacturing processes
+ Production systems & logistics
+ Database management
+ Quality Systems
+ Negotiation & Contract law
+ Statistical methods
+ Project Management
+ Excellent interpersonal skills required
+ Excellent written, oral, and presentation
skills required
+ Creative & decisive problem-solving skills
+ Proven ability to influence/collaborate to get
to desired result
+ Customer focus (internal & external)
+ Adaptable to meet rapidly changing priorities
+ Sound reasoning
+ Strong Credo values
+ Travel is required about 20% of the time
Primary Location
United States-California-Irwindale
Other Locations
Latin America-Mexico-Chihuahua-Juarez
Organization
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function
Procurement
Requisition ID
00001CO4


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