Associate Director* Procurement CDMO

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Associate Director* Procurement CDMO

In this role you will develop and take responsibility for the strategy to ensure material supply in a regulated environment as well as drive continuous improvement of our business processes.
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Identification of needs in the manufacturing  area to define the best approach and sourcing model to lead the team towards their goal achievement
  • Lead the sourcing activities and manage the required resources
  • Actively manage and contribute to risk management, supplier qualification / due diligence with SMEs and key stakeholders
  • Strive for cost optimization and manage KPIs for the entire procurement area
  • Close collaboration with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, additional stakeholders and buyers

What you have to offer.

  • University degree in a related field and many years of relevant professional experience (> 5 years)
  • Profound knowledge in pharmaceutical procurement in the area of CDMOs
  • Comprehension of procurement processes and industry requirements in general
  • Good communication and cooperation as well as experience in national and international stakeholder management
  • Ideally, first leadership experiences
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art legal requirements in procurement
  • Fluency in both German and English, written and spoken

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 5720 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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