Specialist Procurement Job

Date: Feb 6, 2018

Location: Unterschleißheim, BY, DE

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Requisition ID: PRO016278

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.



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.



Responsibilities / Functions:

  • Procurement of direct material, excipients, packaging materials for Unterschleißheim site

  • Initiate and implement direct material sourcing projects

  • Supplier Relationship Management (selection, evaluation, price and contract negotiations)

  • Change control and process deviations/complaints follow-up

  • Perform risk assessment and mitigation plan of API, excipients and packaging materials

  • As the POC (point of contact) of GSM (Global Supply Management), coordinate procurement initiatives and projects between global and local

  • SAP master data maintenance (e.g. material master, prices)

  • Data maintenance and support Animal Health GSM sharepoint data

  • Provide procurement data/experience for local departments and/or other global functions (REACH, iOTIF, eStars, QCE, Audit initiation)

  • University degree in business administration or equivalent education/training

  • Relevant professional experience in pharmaceutical industry

  • Direct material and packaging materials procurement experiences is a must

  • Competence for planning and organizing, strong results orientation and decision-making ability

  • Good project management skills

  • Six Sigma belt desired

  • Ability to work in a team, networking skills and experienced in cooperation with teams within multinational environment

  • Good communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge in SAP and MS Office

  • Willingness to Travel (max. 10%)

  • Fluent in German and English


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.  


Job: Procurement Generic
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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