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Manager Procurement Contract Manufacturing and Strategic Projects at Millipore Corporation

Manager Procurement Contract Manufacturing and Strategic Projects

Millipore Corporation Carlsbad, CA Contractor
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A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role

Reporting to the Head of Sourcing Highly Regulated Raw Materials Life Science you will be accountable for developing, managing and executing the sourcing strategies for Biologics and Highly Regulated Raw Materials within the Contract Manufacturing sites and coordinating special projects such as Make vs Buy or Working Capital Initiatives.

You will be part of the Procurement, Sourcing Life Science organization and will collaborate with the procurement network globally. You will also partner with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Marketing/Product Management and R&D leaders to identify opportunities in these product areas. In this highly visible role, you will be expected to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders within the corporate and divisional levels, to drive value and significantly impact bottom-line profitability.

Located in Carlsbad (California), occasional travel within or outside US may be required once the global situation will make it possible again. We need a proactive, flexible, passionate team player capable of forming strong relationships - a must to succeed in this global organization.

Who you are:

 Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in science (Biology or Chemistry) with 5+ years of experience OR PhD/MBA with 3+ years of experience in industry Biologics/Pharma or Medical Device
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement/supply chain
  • 3+ years working with both internal and external clients strategically


  • Purposeful, passionate and positive attitude
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Project Management background/experience
  • Sourcing activities with expansion in contract manufacturing with gene editing
  • Can work independently without supervision
  • Proficient at thinking and acting strategically, generating innovative solutions and influencing change
  • Able to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, and time-sensitive environment
  • Time zone flexibility working within a global environment


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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