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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Monza, Lombardy, Italy
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information
Multiple locations (Ferentino, Monza, Swindon, Linz, Cork, Bourgoin)

How will you make an impact?
As a member of the Global Supplier Quality organization, the Senior Supplier Management Engineer will be a key contributor into the global supplier performance management program at Thermo Fisher. The Senior Supplier Management Engineer will be responsible for implementing procedures and best practices that focus on mitigating risk in the supply base, improving Supplier performance, and driving resolution to escalated Supplier deviations. Specifically, the responsibilities include supplier deviation management, risk identification and reduction, quality and supply chain improvements, and relationship management with internal and external stakeholders. The Senior Supplier Management Engineer will have experience in Pharmaceutical / Medical Device manufacturing or similar field and will possess technical capabilities, problem solving knowledge, project management skills and procurement acumen.

What will you do?

  • Travel up to 50%
  • Travels to and from supplier locations to resolve escalated Manufacturing, Quality, Technical and supply issues and investigations, as well as facilitate overall improvements to proactively prevent supplier issues. Utilizes enhanced problem-solving skills (six sigma) to determine true root cause and to develop and implement irreversible corrective actions.
  • Coordinates, communicates and oversees general technical matters pertaining to suppliers, including understanding and optimizing component / material usage and upskilling suppliers to provide improved materials and services.
  • Provides efficient and effective solutions and CAPA management for escalated supplier issues.
  • Provides supplier investigation ownership related to escalated supplier complaints
  • Responsible for communicating escalated issues to the Global Supplier Quality Leadership Team
  • Participates in periodic business and relationship review meetings with problematic suppliers.
  • Serves as a primary point of contact to legacy Patheon sites and suppliers in the region.
  • Responsible for managing a data driven Global Supplier Management program that focuses on identifying and mitigating risk across the direct material supply chain.
  • Works across functional boundaries to identify business needs and establish best practices.
  • Must understand worldwide regulatory requirements and cGMPs.
  • Ensures policies and practices are in place to meet compliance requirements of relevant standard including (ISO 9002,ISO13485, cGMP).

How will you get here?
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required in Engineering, Science, or Business
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in a regulated environment (GMP a plus), in any of the following industries: Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, OTC Drug, Cosmetic and/or Food and Dietary Supplements, Automotive or Aerospace is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Procurement and/or Quality.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of cGMP's is a plus
  • Experience in data management, collection, analysis and technical writing.
  • Experience in business and quality management systems (i.e. SAP, TrackWise, etc.)
  • Experience in a matrix organization
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement with a track record of achieving results.
  • Sigma Black Belt, Green Belt or Yellow Belt certification is a plus.
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management and capacity assessment a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Ability to develop and / or improve supplier relationships
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, Six Sigma certification (black, green belt) is preferred
  • Ability to develop and / or improve commercial relationships
  • Proven self-starter that works well independently and within team settings
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Appreciates and respects diversity, cultures, and norms
  • Facilitates business negotiations in a professional manner
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work within a team as well as independently.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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