When you re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you ll be supported in achieving your career goals.The Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing has responsibility for sourcing activities at our Franklin, MA site as well as partnering with global business unit team members to achieve our global supply chain objectives. The Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing will operate utilizing Lean, quality-focused metrics and approaches that meet or exceed business objectives.Responsibilities: Manage the site s sourcing activities. Drive collaboration across the business unit globally to deliver the total business unit net sourcing savings, payables, terms and low-cost region strategies. Manage local team including commodity sourcing specialists and sourcing engineers. Lead the supplier approval process collaborating with engineering, quality assurance and manufacturing. Develop a Sourcing Annual Operating Plan (AOP) plan that tracks scorecard performance, detailed sourcing plan, LCR entitlement and inflation. Identify opportunities and drive Lean replenishment processes with suppliers (i.e. vendor owned and managed inventory, consignment and/or demand pull). Perform detailed cost analysis to find best cost based on business variables. Effectively utilize the Total Cost of Ownership model to guide sourcing decisions. Negotiate and manage legal and commercial contracts including inventory management with appropriate legal review. Responsible for corporate regulatory compliance and risk management within the site including US Government import/export regulations and associated Company policies. Identify cost reduction opportunities available by employing techniques of price/cost analysis, negotiations, strategic sourcing and value engineering. Work cross functionally with other departments such as Engineering, Quality, Production, Sales, Customer Service and Accounting in order to meet objectives Participate with Corporate and Divisional resources in commodity strategy development and apply the strategy to the supplier selection process. Improve processes within the end to end supply chain, leveraging new concepts and technologies, to further drive sustainable improvements and make supply chains ready for the future. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor s Degree in a Business or Technical Field (MBA preferred) 7+ years of experience in the areas of Supply Chain management, Manufacturing, and/or Strategic Sourcing. Direct experience working with complex global multi-national manufacturing footprints. A strong commercial orientation and a proven ability to partner with line managers and operating teams to drive & monitor performance and to develop strategic plans. Analytical capability of spotting trends and interpreting data. Looks at data from different angles and asks the right questions to gain additional insights. A talented communicator with the ability to impact, influence and motivate external and internal stakeholders. A strong collaborative leadership style with proven ability to drive change across multiple organizational levels, functions, locations, and dotted lines into entities to achieve objectives. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Proven experience with lean manufacturing business systems that include Kanban and Vendor Owned and Managed Inventory (VOMI) programs. ISM or APICS certification (preferred) At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. 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