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Date:  12 janv. 2023

Cincinnati, US

Type d’emploi:  CDI

 Medical Devices Injector parts Category Manager - 27542

At Guerbet, we build lasting relationships so that we enable people to live better. 

We are a global leader in medical imaging, offering an extensive portfolio of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, as well as digital and AI solutions for diagnostic and interventional imaging. As a pioneer in the field of contrast products for the last 95 years, we continuously innovate.  


Achieve, Cooperate, Care, and Innovate are the values ​​that we share and practice


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The Category Manager is responsible for the procurement activities for their assigned commodity and participates in the entire Procurement process for Suppliers’ quality, delivery, cost optimization. As a member of the Procurement team, this position is responsible for defining globally the category strategy and establishing and executing the multi-year Procurement vision. This employee will engage the supply base to bring unique solutions that provide long term value beyond traditional cost savings. 

The Category Manager is the key point of contact for the Center of Expertise Medical Devices. The employee works strategically across multiple business functions and geographies to define all stakeholder needs, Plants best practice, and ideal suppliers. This position is the escalation point for the Cincinnati site related to any quality, delivery, and/or cost issues. The scope of this role includes all types of procurement for any assigned category related to the plants and supply chain activities: PCBA, electronical, mechanical/machining parts… 




  • Establish and execute the multi-year category strategy; working cross functionally to support stakeholders on QDCR aspects 

  • Create strategic relationships with key suppliers to drive innovation and improve value  

  • Interact with other Corporate & Site Procurement functions to support stakeholders’ needs 

  • Create the strategy and manage the transition of key suppliers to cost advantaged countries 

  • Supports Global Procurement teams as category SME, directly interfacing with supply base  

  • Work with internal stakeholders and identify/achieve finalized procurement targets  

  • Ensures all behaviors and supplier behaviors are compliant to the Guerbet Ethics and Policies 

  • Provides budgetary guidance to the business and is responsible for providing meaningful category intelligence (industry movement, trends, SWOT, etc.) 

  • Prepares and maintains the Savings plan (pipeline of productivity) for their assigned categories  

  • Improves the company’s cash position through negotiation (payment terms, down payments…) 

  • For procurement decisions, leads the Supplier Selection through to Contract execution  

  • Leads the identification of long-term continuous improvement action plans and productivity pipeline prior to hand over to the Site Purchasing 

  • Position will, at times, travel between 10-15% 

  • Performs other duties as assigned  



Education Required/Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree required 

Experience Required/Preferred:

  • 5-8 years of procurement experience across PCBA/electronical areas and/or commensurate Suppliers experience with a high supplier interaction level 

  • Strong experience in manufacturing environments / Plants. 

  • Proven experience managing suppliers in cost advantaged regions  

  • Demonstrated experience as a creative and strategic thought leader 

  • Results oriented, experienced managing multiple deadlines and deliverables 

Preferred Skills/Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Comfortable and capable of using software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and a willingness to expand and increase these competencies. 

  • Writing and Verbal skills necessary to effectively communicate technical information to others. 

  • Comfortable working and solving problems in ambiguous situations 

  • Ability to report to manager not based on site


Guerbet is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identify, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Guerbet. Please inform the company’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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  • 4 weeks of PTO 
  • Exempt-employee benefits start on start date, non-exempt benefits start a month after hire 
  • Competitive 4% 401K match + 2% profit sharing contribution 
  • Tuition reimbursement program for ongoing education

Marché principal le plus proche: Cincinnati