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About BaxterBaxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.Responsibilities
Responsible for prototype purchasing on all new assigned product modules / parts during design and development phase, ensuring an early involvement of Purchasing for Supply Base Integration from the very beginning, and leading all launches in regards to overall supplier readiness (quality, time and cost);Responsible for supplier-statement-of-work (SSOW), specification agreement and updating process with suppliers;Responsible for purchase price variance for assigned product modules / parts, including total cost analysis and improvement actions (if modules cost is out of target), issuing and updating of Purchase Orders or Purchase Schedule Agreements;Responsible for Product or Process changes in regards to assigned suppliers / product modules / parts, together with R& D and Manufacturing, issuing Engineering Change Requests and negotiating and placing Engineering Change Orders;Responsible for driving the identification of suppliers, supporting supplier selection of Strategic Sourcing (Commodity Purchasing) or Operational Purchasing / Material Management (for local C-Material or -Services) on assigned product modules / parts;Responsible on material availability and/or quality incident management, be the key contact for all suppliers on assigned product modules / parts in day-to-day relationship of Baxter business during product launch.
BS Engineering or Management; any other University degree;At least 5 years sourcing experience, experience in global organization and multi-national corporations preferred;Solid knowledge on the assigned products including commodities knowledge, potential suppliers and so on;Strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to work effectively & independently;Passionate and boundaryless approach in both technical and commercial target achievements;Self-starter and result-oriented, have passion and Can-Do-Attitude;Fluent in English and Proficiency in computer skills;Willing to travel (up to 30%).
','!*!A Career That MattersBaxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter had 2013 sales of $15.3 billion and has approximately 61,500 employees.