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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager OEM/Contract Manufacturing Global Sourcing in Frederick, Maryland

Sr. Manager OEM/Contract Manufacturing Global Sourcing

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 will be supported in achieving your career goals.


Carlsbad, CA - Remote / Life Sciences Solutions Group

How will you make an impact?

The Manager, Global Sourcing is responsible for supporting the overall sourcing strategy for the LSG OEM/Contract Manufacturing category for Thermo Fisher Scientific. The individual is chartered with helping to develop and support a strategy aligned with specific business needs, building a strong functional organization, establishing best practices, negotiating global contracts with preferred suppliers, identifying and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

How you will get here?

  • Support OEM/Contract Manufacturing category to deliver category performance in: Annual cost savings, supplier rationalization, spend under master agreement, supplier performance, supply chain risk management and new product introductions

  • Assists in developing, supporting, and driving 3-5 year global strategies focused on identifying and contracting with suppliers that meet key business needs and the aforementioned category management goals

  • Identifies and manages performance of global strategic supplier base

  • Aligns Sourcing processes and personnel to efficiently support LSG global sourcing needs; and

  • Acts as a key interface with the Thermo Fisher divisions ensuring alignment of strategies, standard processes and commitments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or Engineering preferred

  • 7+ years' experience in OEM/Contract Manufacturing or sourcing preferred

  • Minimum of 7+ years supply chain or technical operations experience with increasing global responsibility and experience in a large matrixed company environment

  • 7+ years' experience in Engineering (scientific and/or electro-mechanical)

  • Experience with identifying and driving VA/VE projects with suppliers

  • Contracts and supplier negotiating experience

  • Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization

  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achieving significant year over year results

  • Acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect

  • Sets strategy and champions change within the organization

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems and analyzing large quantities of data

  • Influences without authority to motivate and manage cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams and drive them to success

  • General knowledge of basic Project Management Tools - project plans, timelines, risk assessments, Project Management certification a plus

  • 6 Sigma/PPI & APICS certifications a plus

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

Apply today!

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

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.