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Indirect Procurement and Process Manager

Company: Catalent
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives.

The Indirect Procurement and Process Manager will have a dual role in supporting the local direct and indirect procurement managers in delivering key initiatives as well as creating efficiencies in processing Indirect PO's for the entire site. In this role this individual will efficiently organize the team to prioritize and support the execution of a variety of projects that support the business including cost savings, cash preservation, negotiations, process and policy development and a variety of other procurement projects to support the overall business objectives that will deliver value to Catalent. This individual will continuously identify areas where Indirect PO processing should be improved through a robust short, mid, and long term action plan leveraging lean and digital solutions.

This position is responsible for supporting the direct and indirect teams at the site. Although this position is within Global Procurement, they will work closely with various cross functional teams to implement cost savings, manage projects, and assign procurement process buyers to support the Procurement Managers.

This is a fulltime salaried onsite position. The shift is Monday- Friday, days

Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.

The Role

  • Define with the Site Managers a list of projects that will be supported based on clear prioritization criteria.
  • Define and review individual assignments (performance and workload) in collaboration with the Site Procurement Managers and stakeholders to ensure proper alignment with expectation and monthly/yearly project coverage plan.
  • Act as the Site Procurement Process leader to support spend report analysis, cost reduction opportunities, supply risk assessments, supplier performance management for major vendors.
  • Ensure that the Global Procurement Savings Tracker (GPST) is updated and is accurate.
  • Support projects in close collaboration with local teams and Global Procurement for supplier selection, negotiation, and contract implementation.
  • Support contract negotiations, ensuring compliance with contracts developed locally or globally.
  • Identify and implement short, mid and long term plans to simplify Indirect Purchase Order processing by using lean principals and digitalization (e-catalogs, P-card, and Tail spend management.
  • Train others at the site on various processes and procedures related within Procurement.
  • Develop and enhance local procurement processes and procedures.
  • Interact and communicate with stakeholders to ensure expectations are established, agreed to, and achieved.

    The Candidate
    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in business, finance, engineering, sciences, purchasing, or other operations field is required
    • Minimum of five (5) years of procurement and/or project management experience, and managerial experience including global operations, finance and matrix management experience.
    • Effectively communicates Procurement vision and expectations across site
    • Functions as a strong Procurement liaison to other functional department, providing meaningful quality support and ensuring productive cross-functional communication

      Why you should join Catalent
      • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
      • Diverse, inclusive culture
      • Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives
      • 19 days (152 hours) of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidays
      • Competitive salary with yearly bonus potential
      • Community engagement and green initiatives
      • Generous 401K match and Paid Time Off accrual
      • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of employment
      • Tuition Reimbursement
        Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

        Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

        personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

        Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

        Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

        If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

        Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

        Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

        Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

        California Job Seekers can find our California Job Applicant Notice HERE .

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