Procurement Manager

Catalent (Sorocaba SP, Brasil) Publicado 7 dias atrás
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  • Catalent is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to join a growing team in Brazil.

    The Procurement Manager is responsible by the following: functionally for strategic Procurement in Sorocaba and Indaiatuba Brazil facilities. This includes the development and execution of strategic initiatives, that involve direct materials, and indirect & Indirect Bullet Train (IBT) cost out, capital projects, supplier quality for strategic Indirect, vendor management, payable terms, buy to pay process improvements, and contracting, to achieve and support the goals and objectives as established by Global Procurement, Site Operations and Key functions. 

    The Role

    The responsibilities are the following (but not limited to):


  • Supports global / regional procurement initiatives as well as leads site-level initiatives for supplier management, supplier quality & supplier performance improvement.
  • Optimizes the supply base through consolidation.
  • Participates in or leads cross-functional initiatives to reduce cost and improve service level for both internal and external customers.
  • Develops & manages key supplier relationships to serve the local site in the most efficient manner.

Tactical implementation:

  • Through a collaborative team coordinates and drives the RFP’s / RFI’s process for regional and site level initiatives. Invites key / core suppliers to provide solutions and cost proposals for Catalent business requirements, evaluates proposals, makes supplier recommendations, selects suppliers, awards business, and handles contracts for key stakeholders.
  • Leverages and negotiates pricing on combined volumes of purchases at various locations with industry leading suppliers to reduce the cost of goods and overheads. Prioritizes savings opportunities and takes a unified approach with our various purchasing locations in the region to meet with the potential suppliers and get the lowest possible total cost to deliver cost savings.
  • Proactively negotiates strategic competitive pricing, challenges the supplier and looks for creative solutions to ensuring cost competiveness and service.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with quality assurance or quality control personnel, users, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Communicates price changes and / or discrepancies and determines financial impact.
  • Develops and maintains an accurate accounting of the spend for each category, checks and corrects, when needed, the indirect spend figures reported in BRAVO.
  • Works to ensure monthly communicates IBT-savings to the local IBT-lead for updates of the TCP-tracker or monthly updates the TCP-tracker herself / himself.
  • Works to ensure Procurement Leader is reporting monthly the Direct Materials through updating the Direct Material tracker and ensuring project execution.
  • Supports the local Capital Expenditure projects in close collaboration with local teams & global Procurement, monitors the CAPEX-project status in the CAPEX-tool, approves local CAPEX-projects in the CAPEX-tool.
  • Optimizes cash by extending supplier payment terms and/or negotiating term discounts.

    Procurement process compliance:

  • Responsible for the Procurement controllership on site, PO compliance and process.
  • Responsible for ensuring the supplier adheres to the Terms & Conditions specified on the purchase order and resolves challenges, for implementing the Regional Indirect Procurement guideline on site and contributing to its local deployment.
  • Complies with and follows all procedures within the company Security, EHS and Global Trade policies.
  • Takes responsibility and provides back-up for Indirect / Direct Procurement leads on site.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

The Candidate

Education or Equivalent:  BA/BS in Business, Finance, Engineering, Purchasing or other Operations related field, Graduate Degree in Business Preferred.  5+ years of purchasing experience; Global Operations, finance and matrix management experience.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent proactive problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement strategies, tactics, negotiation and contracting skills.
  • High personal integrity and ethics with uncompromising standards.
  • Strong motivational and leadership qualities.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, focused, able to prioritize work (all the more critical than the solid line Manager will sit in a different location).
  • Determined to improve the overall throughput and financial goals of the organization.
  • Advanced PC skills (specifically Excel, Power Point & tools like BRAVO, the Dun & Bradstreet Supplier Risk Manager, the CAPEX-tool & the TCP-tracker). 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to bridge relationships with a variety of individuals and between various departments, sites, functions and levels of the organization.
  • Able to work in an international team-based environment, intercultural skills.
  • Very good command of the English language (oral & written) and ideally of one additional regional language.
  • Travel may be required.
  • highly literate to terms relating to procurement and to Catalent.
  • able to balance strong negotiation skills and shareholder needs with the need to develop strong relationships with our key suppliers.

Position Benefits

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding Procurement team
  • Annual performance review & feedback process
  • Cross functional exposure to other areas
  • Medical, Dental, Transportation, Health Insurance, Private Pension, Meal Ticket (390 BRL), Bonus (2 sallaries) linked to annual performance, Merit bonus linked to annual performance, food served in loco, parking and free wi-fi are all offered from day one of employment.

    About Catalent

    Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!  Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market, for the benefit of patients globally.

    Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™
    Visit [...] to explore career opportunities, or contact us at  

    +1 877 503 9493.

    Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

    Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting.  Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent.  No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.  Thank you.

A Catalent oferece oportunidades gratificantes para promover sua carreira! Junte-se à líder global de desenvolvimento e distribuição de medicamentos e ajude-nos a trazer mais de 7.000 produtos para salvar vidas e melhorar a vida de pacientes em todo o mundo. A Catalent é uma empresa internacional empolgante e em crescimento, na qual os funcionários trabalham diretamente com empresas de saúde farmacêutica, farmacêutica e biofarmacêutica de todos os tamanhos para promover novos medicamentos desde o desenvolvimento inicial até os testes clínicos e o mercado. A Catalent produz mais de 70 bilhões de doses por ano, e cada uma delas será usada por alguém que está contando conosco. Junte-se a nós para fazer a diferença.

Catalente Mais produtos. Melhores tratamentos. Fornecido de forma confiável. ™

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A Catalent é um empregador de Oportunidades Iguais / Ações Afirmativas. Todos os candidatos qualificados receberão consideração por emprego sem considerar raça, cor, religião, sexo, nacionalidade, deficiência, status de veterano protegido, orientação sexual ou identidade de gênero. Se você precisar de acomodação razoável para qualquer parte do processo de inscrição ou contratação devido a uma deficiência, envie sua solicitação enviando um e-mail e confirmando sua solicitação de acomodação e inclua o número da vaga, título e local para . Esta opção é reservada para pessoas que necessitam de acomodação devido a uma deficiência. As informações recebidas serão processadas por um funcionário da U.S. Catalent e, em seguida, encaminhadas para um recrutador local que fornecerá assistência para garantir consideração apropriada no processo de inscrição ou contratação.

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