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Job ID:  62316
Date:  Jan 24, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Health Nutrition & Care

Procurement Manager - Exton, PA

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Procurement Manager/Exton, PA/On-Site



  • Leads the development, definition, and implementation of the Unit Procurement Plan for direct materials and services for the Exton Operations
  • Brings Functional Excellence to Sourcing and Purchasing in the Exton facility and position the Procurement discipline in the broader organization
  • Leads the Procurement team (Sourcing and Purchasing) in Exton by e.g. monitoring performance of the team, steering workload and priorities, driving progress on activities and projects, and ensuring compliance to applicable requirements (corporate, legal, regulatory, quality, etc.)
  • Is responsible for managing the Exton supplier base to ensure security of supply, compliance to quality and regulatory requirements, and continuous improvement on service, costs, OWC, and sustainability
  • Manages risks (quality, security of supply, business impact) in the area of procurement and translate these into mitigating sourcing actions
  • Leads Sourcing initiatives related to Innovation and Large Operational Projects (and Running Business if needed) in order to support business growth and create value through procurement
  • Together with the Supply Chain Director, define the Unit Procurement Plan, prioritize activities and projects, and determine Procurement Excellence initiatives to be executed
  • Accountable for supplier selection, performance, and (relation) management for the Exton direct Procurement area
  • Leads Sourcing initiatives with multi-functional Sourcing or Project teams
  • Co-approves agreements with suppliers conform defined authorizations (DOAP)
  • Reports out on progress and status to management
  • Represents Procurement in the Exton organization and in PMP, Business, or Large Operational Projects


We Bring:  

  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare benefits  
  • A place to grow and develop  
  • A company that is purpose-led and performance-driven in a corporate culture that values people and planet  
  • The opportunity to work on growing brands and build on a strong foundation  
  • The chance to make improvements and make an impact on the business  


You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Commerce/Procurement, Business Administration, and/or Supply Chain Management
  • 7+ years’ experience in Sourcing and Purchasing roles in various business-to-business environments, also on a managerial level
  • Experience in the Medical Device (or pharma) industry
  • Recognized qualification in Purchasing along with people, project and change management experience
  • Project and portfolio management skills
  • Proven track record in strategic sourcing and building Procurement Excellence
  • SAP knowledge and skills
  • Ability to travel <20%


About Biomedical:

DSM Biomedical develops novel materials-based solutions to meet the present and future needs of the medical device industry. The company’s product portfolio includes coatings, drug delivery platforms, mechanical devices, and a wide range of biomedical materials that enable the replacement, repair, enhancement and the regeneration of tissue and organ functions in the body. Its novel materials-based solutions are designed to meet the needs of the medical device industry.  The biomedical market is highly innovative and dynamic. 



Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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