Procurement Specialist Job

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Bendigo, VI, AU

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Requisition ID: PRO019091

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Due to internal promotion MSD Animal Health has an opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to support the Bendigo manufacturing site.  This role will see you will take accountability for a broad range of categories including: raw materials, site services, maintenance, printing & packaging, laboratory supplies and equipment.

As a Procurement Specialist you will: 
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for assigned spend categories 
  • Drive cost saving initiatives within your assigned category portfolio  
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand their business unit and procurement requirements 
  • Manage vendor relationships including contract negotiations, implementation and performance management 

  • To be successful as a Procurement Specialist you will:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in purchasing, business or other related discipline
  • Be a Procurement Specialist with strong strategic sourcing experience
  • Pharmaceutical or manufacturing industry experience is highly regarded 
  • SAP experience is desirable 

Of critical importance to your success in the position will be your ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders, acting as the liaison between supplies and company departments. 

MSD’s Animal Health (MAH) division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally. 

Job: Procurement Generic
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

Job Segment: Procurement, ERP, Pharmaceutical, SAP, Laboratory, Operations, Technology, Science

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