Procurement Coordinator

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

HAVE YOU EVER DREAM OF MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD?

As an Procurement Coordinator you will be responsible for the coordination and ensure the effective supply of goods and services (Indirect Purchases) for all internal customers' requirements. Search for a good long-term relationship with suppliers, supplier selection based on total cost of acquisition. Prepare contracts with suppliers to avoid risks for the Affiliate. Ensure compliance with local and international policies. Development of procurement strategies per category to seek savings for the divisions. The position will be based in our Commercial Offices in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

1. Strategic Sourcing/Category management

2. Lead negotiations with suppliers

3. Deal with Contract management

4. Develop and maintain Supplier Relationship

5. Approve Purchase Orders

6. Manage internal Stakeholders (Product Managers, Leaders, etc) engagement.

7. Manage Fleet processes (new user, issue, etc).

8. Design Process optimization to improve efficiencies.

9. Prepare reports/KPIs

10. Develop and align purchasing policies.

11. Provide training to users related to purchasing policies.

CAN'T WAIT TO GET STARTED?

To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economy, Engineering or related areas.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Purchasing functions in regulated environments such as pharmaceutical or food industry is highly preferred.
  • Advance knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent English and Spanish
  • Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Self driven and compliance with due dates.


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