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Category Manager Job

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: West Lebanon, NH, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk, Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications. It’s not your average production site – it’s a tight-knit, supportive community working together to contribute to a better tomorrow for our patients. Ethics and quality are held in the highest regard, and a patient-focused mindset guides everything we do. We’re looking for individuals who are self-starters with a strong work ethic to join our team. At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?

Novo Nordisk in West Lebanon, NH has an immediate opening for a Category Manager to join our team and lead/manage the contractor and vendor selection process and maintain the list of qualified vendors. The Category Manager will ensure the acquisition of high quality goods/services at the best possible prices by negotiating and monitoring contracts with selected suppliers. This role is responsible for managing continuous improvement initiatives that drive efficient and effective sourcing practices that will realize increased investment efficiency of monies spend and ensure fair value and service accountability.We're looking for candidates with the following knowledge, skills & abilities and experience:
Education:
  • BS/BA in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or related field.
Experience:
  • 5 years of experience and increasing responsibility in planning /purchasing or related field preferred

Skills & abilities:
  • Strong Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing Methodologies, Processes and Purchasing practices
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good presentation skills
  • Computer skills including experience with Excel and electronic Material management systems.
  • Familiarity with SAP
  • Proven process improvement and problem solving skills
  • Willing to learn LEAN and Flow concepts and skills

Physical requirements and working environment:
  • Local and International Travel: 0 – 5%
  • The ability to climb. stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and walk.
  • The ability to pull, lift, finger, and grasp.
  • The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication.
  • Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers.
  • While performing this job employee work involves sitting most of the time with walking and standing required only occasionally.
  • This position may lift up to 20 pounds occasionally and 10 pounds frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Visual acuity to perform close activities such as: reading, writing, and analyzing; and to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.
  • The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions, working in narrow aisles, and temperature changes.
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications
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Requisition ID: 59141BR
State/Provinces: West Lebanon
Job Category: Supply Chain and Logistics


Nearest Major Market: Hanover

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