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Agilent Technologies Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager in Boulder, Colorado

Job FunctionManufacturingTravel RequiredYes, 10% of the TimeJob DescriptionAgilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. Weprovide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwidewith instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise.Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- sothey can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Informationabout Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.The Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager will lead the Biologics, Chemicals,and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) raw material direct categoryof spend. This individual should have extensive Chemical, Biologics, andAPI raw material category experience.The role focuses on the development of the category strategies that define howsourcing will be done for the development, clinical, and manufacturingorganizations for raw materials. The role will maintain and support theimplementation of 2-3 year category strategic plans and ensure projectsdeliver on risk, quality, regulatory, cost, and other value driversworking with cross-functions teams. The role will develop sourcing strategiesand execution and supplier relationship management. In addition, he/shewill be a key part in the maturation of sourcing strategies and execution,and supplier management at Kite which includes developing/improving andimplementing processes and plans.Primary Responsibilities :Responsible for development and execution of multi-year category strategiesResponsible for assessing risk of suppliers and materials and recommendingrisk mitigation planIdentify, build, and maintain mutually beneficial relationships,partnerships, and alliances with select suppliers through SupplierRelationship Development programsDevelop a list of preferred suppliers within a category of spend and managecomplianceRecommend or implement changes to the organization's purchasing, supplymanagement and material usage policies as neededResponsible for developing and executing Sourcing Strategies, leadingSourcing Events --e.g. RFX and the negotiation and contracting.Strategic Sourcing Experience with the various sourcing tools and analyticalmethods commonly practiced and used within a world-class Global Procurementorganization.Lead engagement with business partners to influence business strategyleveraging supply market insights and align sourcing strategiesBe a sourcing expert with strong financial acumenStrong coach and talent manager and help develop direct reports usingmanagerial courage to provide performance feedbackDevelop a 3-5 year strategic plan to realize category strategy targetsBring Industry/business function-specific knowledge and experienceCustomize sourcing strategy to drive value in a specific functionalenvironment, including legal and regulatory contextKnowledge of API, Biologic, and Chemical raw material categoriesKnowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier managementFlexible work from home options available.Job TypeExperiencedShiftDay ShiftQualificationsRequirements:5+ years of directly related experienceBachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other Sciencesor other Bachelor's degree and equivalent... For full info followapplication lAgilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity andAffirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. Allindividuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged toapply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

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