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Guerbet is a leader in medical imaging worldwide, offering a wide range of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, digital and AI solutions for diagnostic and interventional imaging, to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

A pioneer since more than 90 years in the field of contrast media, Guerbet is continuously innovating with 9% of revenue dedicated to Research & Development and four centers in France, Israel and the United States.

Guerbet (GBT) is listed on Euronext Paris (segment B – mid caps) and generated €817 million in revenue in 2019 with a global workforce of over 2,800 employees.

Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values that Guerbet's employees share and practice every day. Working at Guerbet means playing a unique part in the future of medical imaging. Passionate about its business, the company strive day in, day out to combine performance, quality and sustainable development.

For more information about Guerbet, please go to www.guerbet.com  and follow Guerbet on Twitter @GuerbetGroup

 

Indirect Procurement Manager

Job Purpose 

 

As  the NAM Indirect Immaterial Commodity Manager, you will lead the North American procurement activities for their assigned commodity and will own the entire Procurement process for Suppliers’ quality, delivery, cost optimization. As a member of the Global Procurement team, this position is responsible for establishing and executing the regional multi year Procurement vision within the Globally defined strategy. As part of the role, will engage the supply base to bring unique solutions that provide long term value beyond traditional cost savings.

You will work strategically across multiple business functions and geographies to define all stakeholder needs, Affiliates and Sites best practice, and ideal suppliers. This position will be the escalation point for the North American sites related to any quality, delivery, and/or cost issues and will be in charge of the following indirect procurement Categories: Consulting, HR, IT, Marketing, Communication, Car Fleet, Travels & Expenses, MICE.

 

Geographical scope:

  • The Guerbet US commercial affiliate: Princeton
  • NA Shared Services Center: Saint Louis
  • NA Plants: Cincinnati, Raleigh

Main Accountabilities

 

  • Establish and execute the multi year category strategy; working cross functionally to support NA 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
  • Leverage Leading Competitive Countries opportunities (eg: Mexico, Costa Rica, India…)
  • Other projects as assigned

Key to Success

 

  • 5-8 years of procurement experience across multiple indirect categories and/or commensurate Suppliers experience with a high supplier interaction level
  • Demonstrated experience as a creative and strategic thought leader
  • Results oriented, experienced managing multiple deadlines and deliverables
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience of LATAM sourcing is welcomed.


Location & Travels

  • Location: Princeton – New Jersey 
  • Domestic travel: around one or two business trips per month, especially in the other sites of the scope depending on the activities and/or in the sourcing countries.
     

REASONS TO JOIN US

 

Much more than a Competitive salary, we offer continued personal development. When you join Guerbet, you 

  • Are choosing a global leader with recognized expertise in diagnostic and interventional imaging, 
  • Are joining our 2820 collaborators who are committed every day to offering innovative solutions to improve quality of patient’s life all over the world,
  • Are joining a company where we value diversity of talents coming from various horizon.
     

We # Innovate # Cooperate # Care #Achieve at Guerbet.