Consumable & Production Materials Sourcing Associate in Indianapolis

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Position : Consumable & Production Materials Sourcing Associate

Location : Indianapolis, Indiana

Job id: R-33439


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At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.Organization OverviewAt Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.Position Brand Description:
The Consumable & Production Materials Sourcing Associate in the Global Procurement organization is responsible for sourcing and management of GMP consumables, ancillary  materials, and transportation/storage trays necessary to support internal and external drug product manufacturing and device assembly, establishing the strategy for these materials with the drug product manufacturing network, leading supplier relationship management activities, and supporting account management to ensure alignment between Global Procurement and its business clients within the manufacturing network and at individual sites. Key Objectives/Deliverables: Execute procurement activities and provide leadership for GMP consumables and other assigned materials to establish a high quality cost effective supply chain that results in a reliable and predictable supply in alignment with both development and commercial business strategies.Collaborate with the technical and quality organizations as part of the development and qualification process to ensure continuity of supply by establishing multiple sources of supply and qualifying their use across the drug product manufacturing network.Support procurement activities and provide commercial leadership for GMP consumables and other assigned materials, as well as, influencing standardization and consistency between manufacturing sites.Develop, execute, and maintain supplier strategy for assigned categories from category strategy development through sourcing, supplier selection, contract negotiation, contract management, risk management, and cost management.Maintain sourcing strategies, spend analytics, and external market knowledge for external drug product manufacturing.Understand clinical trial and commercial strategy (make versus buy), governance processes (transactional versus strategic), and business operational requirements. Work directly and closely with commercial manufacturing functional leadership, manufacturing site functions, and governance teams to ensure continuity of supply while maintaining an efficient cost effective supply chain. Manage supplier relationships with key global suppliers to establish and maintain relationships, influence the continuity of a reliable continuous supply chain, and establish or maintain an efficient cost effective supply chain.  This includes leadership of both the executive and operational level governance programs which require interaction with high level management and technical resources internal and external to Lilly.Facilitate delivery of development pipeline, ensure reliability of commercially manufactured products, and perform risk mitigation activities from assessment of risk through development of risk mitigation strategies and implementation to execution of the annual supplier risk management process.Basic Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering, business, supply chain, procurement or other professional fieldPrior  supply  chain, procurement, or related business internship experience  OR 1 to 3 years of work experience in procurement, external supply or manufacturing of relevant materials, or internal pharmaceutical manufacturing (operations, technical service/material science, etc.)Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
 Additional Preferences: Previous experience working directly with suppliers in commercial, technical, or governance capacityDemonstrated ability to influence business decision making both internally & externally. Demonstrated business acumen, project management, presentation, and communication skillsDemonstrated Ability to appropriately prioritize the value between requirements, schedule, price, and qualityPrevious external manufacturing procurement or sourcing experiencePrevious negotiation experiencePrevious SAP or Ariba procurement experienceProficiency in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, and PowerPointPrevious experience representing the business in the acquisition of goods or services.
Additional Information: This is a full time position. Flexibility to support sites in multiple time zones is required.Travel percentage: 10%, International travel is required.Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).



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