Sourcing and Purchasing

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Sourcing Specialist

We are currently seeking a Sourcing Specialist for our regional facility at Yauco, Puerto Rico. In this position, you will be responsible for production asset and capital equipment purchases for local and global projects. You will submit RFI/RFQs and evaluate results for cost comparison and supplier selection. Also, you will execute the procurement of production assets and capital equipment. In addition, you will create and administer milestone payment activities, invoice processing and reconciliation.

We are currently seeking a Sourcing Specialist for our regional facility at Yauco, Puerto Rico.  In this position, you will be responsible for production asset and capital equipment purchases for local and global projects.  You will submit RFI/RFQs and evaluate results for cost comparison and supplier selection. Also, you will execute the procurement of production assets and capital equipment. In addition, you will create and administer milestone payment activities, invoice processing and reconciliation.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Submit RFI/RFQs and evaluate results for cost comparison and supplier selection

  • Execute the procurement of production assets and capital equipment

  • Create and administer milestone payment activities, invoice processing and reconciliation

  • Identify and implement cost saving activities and price negotiations

  • Obtain order confirmations and monitor delivery status

  • Maintain database of URS, quotes and project related information

  • Abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures

  • Setup new supplier, manage supplier relationships and perform periodic evaluations

  • Participate in meetings with suppliers, Procurement Engineers and other key stakeholders

  • Assist with NDAs, supplier contracts and terms & conditions

What will convince us

  • College degree preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in Procurement or Sourcing (CAPEX purchasing a plus)

  • Excellent MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills

  • Experience with ERP system (SAP preferred)

  • Strong English and Spanish verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Able to prioritize and use available tools to be highly productive and manage high volumes

  • Highly motivated,  able to think clearly under pressure and can work independently

  • Fully committed, team player, always delivers qualitative output on time

  • Limited travel to the US and Europe including local travel in Puerto Rico

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

What we offer

Sartorius’ ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:  

  • Opportunity for international career development:
    a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025


All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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We look forward to receiving your application.

www.sartorius.com/career

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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  • Reference Number R9640
  • Employment Mode Full time
  • Position Regular
  • Functional Area Sourcing and Purchasing
  • Location Yauco (Puerto Rico)