Senior Manager, Global Supply Chain

Thermo Fisher Scientific   •  

Franklin, MA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 50 days ago


  • Manage the site’s sourcing activities. Drive collaboration across the business unit globally to deliver the total business unit net sourcing savings, payables, terms and low cost region strategies.
  • Lead and own the process for driving the global SIOP activities and total business unit inventory commitment.
  • Manage local team in the areas of sourcing, procurement and planning.
  • Lead the supplier approval process collaborating with engineering, quality assurance and manufacturing.
  • Develop a Sourcing Annual Operating Plan (AOP) plan that tracks scorecard performance, procurement metrics, detailed sourcing plan, LCR entitlement and inflation.
  • Identify opportunities and drive Lean replenishmentprocesses with suppliers (i.e. vendor owned and managed inventory, consignment and/or demand pull).
  • Perform detailed cost analysis to find best cost based on business variables.
  • Effectively utilize the Total Cost of Ownership model to guide sourcing decisions.
  • Negotiate and manage legal and commercial contracts including inventory management with appropriate legal review.
  • Responsible for corporate regulatory compliance and risk management within the site including US Government import/export regulations and associated Company policies.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities available by employing techniques of price/cost analysis, negotiations, strategic sourcing and value engineering.
  • Work cross functionally with other departments such as Engineering, Quality, Production, Sales, Customer Service and Accounting in order to meet objectives
  • Participate with Corporate and Divisional resources in commodity strategy development and apply the strategy to the supplier selection process.
  • Improve processes within the end to end supply chain, leveraging new concepts and technologies, to further drive sustainable improvements and make supply chains ready for the future.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business or Technical Field (MBApreferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in the areas of Supply Chain management, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Planning and execution and/or Demand Management.
  • Direct experienceworking with complex global multi-national manufacturing footprints.
  • A strong commercial orientation and a proven ability to partner with line managers and operating teams to drive & monitor performance and to develop strategic plans.
  • Experience helping lead an organization through change is preferred, including direct experience with supply chain transformation activities, operating initiatives and cost control programs that build growth and profitability.
  • Analytical capability of spotting trends and interpreting data. Looks at data from different angles and asks the right questions to gain additional insights.
  • A talented communicator with the ability to impact, influence and motivate external and internal stakeholders.
  • A strong collaborative leadership style with proven ability to drive change across multiple organizational levels, functions, locations, and “dotted lines” into entities to achieve objectives.
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Proven experience with lean manufacturing business systems that include Kanban and Vendor Owned and Managed Inventory (VOMI) programs.
  • ISM or APICS certification (preferred)

Job ID : 87721BR