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Strategic Sourcing Mission
Ref No.: 18-13487
Location: 399 Interpace Parkway, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 04/28/2019
About the role
As part of North America Procurement Team Health, the role is to develop and implement a new sourcing strategy for VMS Category (Vitamin, Mineral, Supplement), specifically for new formats. The role is to run the full sourcing process from ideation with Marketing, R&D and Medical team up to supplier selection. Key deliverable of this mission is to approve a new strategic supply base that will partner with client for the long term.

Key Responsibilities
Consolidate all client VMS Pipeline with different markets
Sourcing study of the VMS Contract Manufacturers by technologies/capabilities
Supplier selection
Kick Off Development process

BS, BA degree in business, manufacturing, engineering, finance or other relevant discipline. MBA advantageous
5 to 7 years of relevant work experience in the VMS industry
Strong project management skills
Demonstrated success of completing sourcing study and RFQ
Must have the ability to lead cross functionally with Marketing, Supply, R&D and Finance
Structured, analytical and results-oriented
Proficient in Excel
Able to effectively communicate and to effect change with internal budget owners, peers, senior management and suppliers.
Ability to work in a truly global organization. Proven experience in working in a fast moving and results driven environment which demands to work under continuous pressure.

Duration: Estimated to be 6 months - Senior level (5-10 years of relevant experience) - Must have VMS (Vitamin, Mineral, Supplement) industry experience - Bachelor's degree minimum - Procurement experience is best for the role, but could consider R&D or Sales experience - Interview process: Phone and In Person interviews