Covance Mgr Strategic Sourcing in Indianapolis, Indiana
The Manager of Strategic Sourcing is responsible for assigned Global Collection Supplies Catalog management. The manager will identify, develop and implement strategic/tactical solutions that drive Collection Supply documentation, marketing and technology enhancements for global management of data for internal customers.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide client consultation, Collection Supplies oversite, Global communication, and documentation management for collection supplies system.
Set priorities and policies that align to Global Collection Supply strategy and Commercial Development.
Daily task assignments for all Collection Supplies resources and data management within the Cataloging system
Maintain metrics and provide leadership for direct reports as applicable
Primary Collection Supplies functions of the Manager is to maintain current support documentation and keep multiple data bases in sync including the Container Catalog
Ability to coach and mentor direct reports as assigned
Where applicable, conduct employee performance reviews and set developmental objectives
Ensures accurate and timely completion of work as required by end-user or site procedures
Provide leadership and work-related training and maintaining appropriate levels of departmental coverage
Manage the production, narrative and distribution of monthly departmental statistics and performance
Optimize Supply Chain inventory strategies to service customer needs while minimizing inventory-holding costs and maximize the expiration dating on incoming products
Four (4) year degree in Business, Supply Chain or the Life Sciences
Five (5) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing or distribution of medical supplies
Strong personal computer skills
Strong inter-personal skills including effective Constructive Confrontation
Strong, precise, articulate oral presentation abilities (English)
Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
Minimum five (5) years of general Medical Supplies Distribution or Supply Chain Planning
Minimum two (2) years Warehouse or Inventory Management experience
Two (2) years of customer service experience preferred
C.P.M. or A.P.I.C.S. Certification
Job Number 2018-20354
Job Category Purchasing/Procurement
Position Type Full-Time
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