Procurement/Sourcing Specialist II

Peprotech, Inc

Peprotech, Inc

Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

Business Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Job Profile Title: Procurement Specialist II

Direct Report To: Procurement Supervisor

Group/ Division: LSLPG / Laboratory Chemicals Division (LCD)

Career Band: Band 5

Career Track: Professional

Position Location: EMEA: Geel, Belgium. Loughborough, UK. Heysham, UK.

Number of Direct Reports: 0

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $30 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

The Procurement Specialist role will be implementing procurement and sourcing activities, as well as managing relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders. At Thermo Fisher, we pride ourselves on the Four I’s (Intensity, Integrity, Innovation and Involvement) and our Strengths (Put the Customer First, Lead Your Results, Find a Better Way, Developing Strong Teams, Build Successful Work Environments and Move Strategy to Action).


  • Carry out procurement and sourcing activities for assigned chemicals, covering three manufacturing facilities in Europe
  • Align with key partners to enable an effective sourcing of materials and suppliers globally developing and running RFx events
  • Run basic cost and scenario analysis to analyze supplier bids to award business in line with established procedures
  • Ensure supply security and sourcing of quality materials at the best cost while mitigating the risks of single/sole source, cost inflation and delivery delay
  • Develop and improve supplier relationships
  • Take part in cross functional continuous improvement work using PPI methodology
  • Maintain alignment and clear communication with Supply Chain, Operations, Product Management and Business Unit teams
  • Implement short- and long-term sourcing plans to mitigate risks
  • Support supplier qualification process to source and qualify new suppliers globally
  • Gather and analyze data using procurement spend analytics tools

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, supply chain or other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 experience in a procurement / sourcing function
  • High level of English language proficiency (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of sourcing strategies and supplier management
  • Knowledge of procurement spend analysis, sourcing, supplier, contract management systems and ERP
  • Experience in chemicals procurement, sourcing or supply chain management preferred
  • Knack to build positive relationships, influence others, and work in tight-knit collaboration with partners across multiple locations
  • Developed interpersonal approach to work in an inclusive environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work hard, prioritize and run multiple projects