Sanofi Group Specialist - Procurement CapEx and Maintenance in Westborough, Massachusetts

About Sanofi

Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi is organized into five global business units: Diabetes and Cardiovascular, General Medicines and Emerging Markets, Sanofi Genzyme, Sanofi Pasteur and Consumer Healthcare.

Sanofi US

At Sanofi US, we are committed to the growth of our people, connected in purpose by career, life and health.

Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, Sanofi US is part of a leading global healthcare company dedicated to discovering, developing and distributing therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs.

Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

Sanofi US employs approximately 15,000 people across the country all dedicated to protecting health, enhancing life and responding to the hopes and potential healthcare needs of seven billion people around the world.

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Reporting to the NA Regional Procurement Head, the Regional Senior Manager will be based out of the Genzyme Westborough location and is responsible for managing specific projects (s) and/or critical activities related to the CAPEX Procurement function of North America / regional / country / local levels. This position is accountable for the management of critical activities for Strategic CAPEX projects as well as for the development and implementation of purchasing policies, sourcing strategies and processes. Position can be reassigned as required to Capex projects across the Region.

Detailed responsibilities include:

  • Assist NA Regional Procurement Head in defining the yearly action plan including: budget forecasting, mapping exercise, coverage and savings targets, standard costs, strategies for sourcing and business integration.

  • Develop clearly defined strategic orientations in relation to the supplier and technology market analysis.

  • Assist NA Regional Procurement Head in the action plan review/validation with the global category management team.

  • Lead the efforts in finding new supplier and technology market opportunities.

  • Lead supplier relationship management activities with strategic suppliers.

  • Develop strong partnerships with their main internal customers and business stakeholders.

  • Build sourcing strategies and operational action plans for his/her purchasing segments.

  • Develop reports and highlights, activity dashboards and relevant KPIs to monitor and manage his/her activities.

  • Support the global Capex Procurement Best Practices, and regional initiatives and functions in order to improve Sanofi corporate performance.

  • Support NA cost savings targets and document accordingly.

  • Support global initiatives and lead global or regional negotiations where appropriate.

  • Ensure that all needs and key projects are identified and challenged for his/her perimenter of responsibilities.

  • Manage all operational and functional activities related to his/her perimeter and/or assigned project(s).

  • Propose improvement plans to which are aligned with the Supplier Diversity and Sustainability goals.

  • Develop the strategies for the management of team (s) and/or project (s) and/or critical purchasing activities.

  • Manage and optimize when required /relevant the human resources to fulfill the team’s target.

  • Lead and conduct RFP process with ad-hoc purchasing requirements and internal customer support.

  • Identify and leverage the level of expertise and maturity of his/her network by facilitating exachange of information.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.Sc. (Engineering or Business programs) with 7 - 15 years of previous purchasing or comparable business or technical experience.

  • Mastery of Category Management and sourcing.

  • Mastery of procurement tools and processes.

  • Mastery in contract strategies and management, specifically of contracts for engineering consulting, construction, services and equipment purchases.

  • Mastery in Business Analyticals

  • Ability to read drawings, specifications and possess a fundamental understanding of the scope of work associated with capital engineered construction projects.

  • Supplier Relationship Management skills and cross functional project Management skills in a team environment is required.

  • Customer-focused and strong client relationship skills.

  • Demonstrated management / team leadership skills.

  • Working Knowledge of SAP, e-Shopping, and e-sourcing systems.

  • Familiarity with Ethics/Policies.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA is strongly preferred.

  • Results-oriented and skilled in imagining new processes, innovation organizations and solutions.

  • Proven track record of ability to influence decisions and enabling attainment of team objectives.

  • Strong planning, problem-solving and responsive decision-making skills.

  • Executive communication and presentation skills.

  • Proven ability to cooperate and network across boundaries.

Sanofi US endeavors to make our career center accessible to any and all users. If you are experiencing difficulty and need assistance applying online, please call 1-800-207-8049 Option 7, then Option 3.

Sanofi US Services, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.