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Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world—from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better.

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing and commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees  and a presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 

 

Position summary: 

This position is responsible for sourcing and procurement activities for Indirect categories including IT, Indirect Operational & Facilities Spend.  

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating and leading sourcing and procurement activities for IT spend including infrastructure, software and hardware, as well as Indirect Operational & Facilities spend including but not limited lab supplies, facility services, garment programs, plant utilities (electric, gas, water), etc. across multiple sites.  Other operational indirect categories will be supported as needed.  Collaborate with all functions on effectively managing supply base to ensure high level of performance and strong customer service.
  • Responsible for delivering established cost savings targets through competitive bidding process and effective negotiation of supply and service agreements.  Manage all supplier costs and ensure contract compliance.  
  • Responsible for performing all aspects of sourcing and procurement activities in support of major initiatives including stakeholder requirement analysis, identification of bidders list, RFP/RFQ development, conducting competitive bid events, detailed bid analysis, supplier selection, negotiation, contracting, risk mitigation, supply/service continuity, and supplier performance.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to create thorough business requirements and incorporate in sourcing strategies and resulting agreements.  Encourage internal stakeholders to engage Procurement as a strategic versus tactical partner while communicating Procurement value.  Maintain high level of communication across the organization.

 

Qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with related experience required.  MS/MBA/CPM/CPIM a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years sourcing and procurement experience, preferably within a multi-plant or multi-divisional business. 
  • Proven experience in RFI/RFP/RFQ development, evaluation, negotiations, contracting, execution, and contract management.  Demonstrated proficiency in developing procurement strategies which comprehend and contribute to overall business objectives is a must. 
  • Candidate must have applied experience in the understanding of legal issues, contractual principles, and negotiation techniques used in the development of complex contractual agreements. 
  • In addition, the candidate must have the ability to actively participate on regional multi-functional teams, a proven capability in workload management, exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal skills, problem solving skills, and significant experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with MRP and e-procurement tools a plus.

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This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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