Sourcing Director - Digital & IT Procurement

Posted 23 Jan 2020

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 202521


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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

This is not a typical Procurement position!  As a Global Sourcing Director within our Digital and IT procurement team, you are leading more than sourcing activities for critical business-led digital projects such as Product Development driven by digitalization or large scale Data Analytics programs.  You embed yourself in project teams and leverage your sourcing and digital expertise to act as a consultant, bring maket experience view, ensure the group gets best value for its money and ultimately strongly contribute to make these projects sucessful.  You define and execute customized sourcing strategies for these projects and build strong partnerships with selected suppliers.  You're not shy in disputing project requierments, suggesting alternative and new ideas to achieve project goals.  If you believe that Procurement can contribute to the sucess of a company far more than simply delivering savings, and are eager to explore new ways of creating value, apply now!



Who you are

Minimum qualifications

At least 10 years of combined IT and Procurement/Sales experience

Deep knowledge of the IT market

Experience working with very large to very niche IT suppliers

Some domestic and international travel

This role can sit in Burlington or Rockland


Prefered qualifications

Life Science/Healthcare industry experience 

Strong influencing, communication, and presentation skills, as well as an ability to collaborate across businesses, departments, and the global landscape to build the teams required to drive the required results.

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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