Position Summary :
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery.
With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
This position is part of the Materials & Minerals (M&M) Business Unit, which in turn is part of the Chemical Analysis Division (CAD).
M&M provides a wide range of analysis and sampling solutions to end vertical markets of Minerals, Coal, Cement, Metals and Food & Beverage applications.
ThermoFisher and the CAD division is a 0,8 billion USD business around the world and it is going through a big transformation in Latin America to establish the basis for accelerated growth in the region.
We are a multinational with a local flavor of being a business start-up which brings a very challenging and exciting environment in our day to day activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities :
Take over all Purchasing activities for the CAD / M&M / PI Beverage purchasing activities in Latin America managing suppliers from USA, Mexico, and Latin America south.
Map all existing suppliers and SKUs we buy and make an optimization plan to both simplify our supply chain and reduce costs
Support any transfer / consolidation of suppliers from Latam to Mexico this means that for the first 6 months the person must be willing to spend at least 50% of his / her time traveling.
Identify all other suppliers and purchasing processes today conducted in Latin America for all other product lines of CAD M&M.
The main suppliers today are in Chile, Peru and Mexico
Support the identification, qualification and contract processes for localizations projects like the one for M&M / BMH product line in Brazil
Qualifications (Education, Experience and Key Competencies) :
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Personal skills :
This is a big challenge which demands someone with a specific personality :