Automation Procurement Specialist

    • Warsaw, Poland

Site Name: Warsaw
Posted Date: Jul 2 2020
Automation Procurement Specialist

Job purpose:
Automation Procurement Specialist is a role operating in a highly complex, multi-stakeholder and cross-functional environment to support the creation, execution and management of comprehensive integrated sourcing strategies for Automation & the sub categories related to the automation and digitalization of the GSK manufacturing processes.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support global annual spend across Pharma, Consumer Healthcare and Vaccines manufacturing sites
  • Support the development and alignment of the global sourcing strategy for Automation
  • Support negotiations with strategic suppliers across the category
  • Build strong internal collaboration & sponsorship with stakeholders to deliver the ambition
  • Balancing the use of global suppliers to the use of new and emerging suppliers to maximize value and support diverse supply
  • Manage and reduce a pool of suppliers worldwide through preferred supplier usage
  • Deliver in line with global category guidance, while ensuring local specifies are fully met
  • Support strategic projects focusing on new technologies and processes

Qualifications you need to join our team:
  • Relevant experience in procurement, automation and robotics is desirable
  • English proficiency (written and oral), other language will be a plus
  • Excellent Systems skills including Ariba
  • Able to work independently, yet collaboratively and in alignment with the Category Manager, in a matrix environment and with a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Able to perform under pressure and juggle different priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent Project management skills
  • Proven negotiations and contract management skills to derive savings and value
  • Leadership, communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills including PowerPoint, excel etc

  • Master Degree

Why GSK?
  • Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
  • These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness


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