Main Purpose of the Position:
This position is part of Genentech's' Pharma Technical - individualized NeoAntigen Specific Therapy (iNeST) team based in Hillsboro, Oregon. iNeST is a next generation immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with cancer on a per patient basis. In this critical role, you will be part of a dedicated cross-functional team working on production start-up activities such as the design, installation, testing, and validation of manufacturing equipment, processes, and the quality approach for this exciting and novel technology.
The responsibilities of this role include acting as the single point of contact for manufacturing raw material categories. This is a pivotal and highly visible role that engages with local operations, Genentech / Roche Global functions and extended leadership teams on a regular basis as well as colleagues from other sites and business areas both regionally and globally to implement and drive the Mission and Vision of the site and company by leveraging the procurement discipline as a business enabler.
Responsible for the category life cycle management.
Develop regional category strategies and procurement strategies through strategic sourcing methodologies in order to continuously improve total costs, service and quality for the assigned categories spend in close collaboration with the stakeholders.
Execute regional/global sourcing of assigned projects and develop and manage regional/global contracts to ensure uninterrupted supply.
Develop and implement regional/global supplier relationship management (SRM) programs for suppliers in order to improve continuously the suppliers' performance to Roche in close collaboration with the stakeholders.
Ensure the execution of the projects is in compliance with the Pharma Procurement Policy Directive, Guidelines and functional SOP's (Global Procurement Manual).
Is accountable for procurement targets set by the Functional Head.
Set, allocate and monitor project-specific targets.
Lead/Support Global Supplier Qualification Projects.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree. MBA is preferred.
Minimum 8 years of professional experience within procurement.
Technical proficiency with appropriate procurement systems and tools (SAP experience desirable)
Experience in Biotech or pharmaceutical industry. Experience with personalized health, cell therapy, or per patient manufacturing is preferred.
APICS certification or other supply chain equivalent desirable.
Experience in LEAN Manufacturing experience a plus.
Ability to work independently yet collaboratively with the local and global functions.
Ability to setup and lead cross-functional teams and supplier relationship management teams.
Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills.
Ability to interpret and utilize key financial data.