Company: Zoetis, Inc.
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Procurement Systems: Serves as Site subject matter expert on
Procurement Strategy and execution of Raw Materials or Primary and
Secondary Packaging Categories and associated materials. Will
negotiate contracts, lead RFx processes, be accountable for
financial goals of the department and platform, work with
Production and other internal stakeholders on problem
identification and resolution and quality issues plus drive
continuous improvement efforts from supplier as well as supporting
new products and new product launches. Executes the item add and
Material Evaluation Process as well as leads change management
processes. Seeks to identify and implement continuous improvement
to systems that Procurement interfaces with.
Procurement Sourcing: Leads the sourcing and purchasing of
machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials,
parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of the
organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine
feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and
manufacturing processes. Confers with suppliers and analyzes
suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and
determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and
ability to meet required schedules. May prepare competitive bid
packages, reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or
recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, approve orders, and
maintains necessary records. May have experience with and perform
contract negotiation and contract maintenance to ensure that
company objectives are achieved. Communicates on a daily basis with
various levels, groups and colleagues throughout the
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Chemistry
or related business/technical field.
* One to three years procurement experience
* Negotiating skills and knowledge of procurement procedures
* Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with
all levels of the organization.
* Strong facilitation skills in assessing technical and business
issues forming and building teams to address procurement
* Excellent analytical skills
* Skilled in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Knowledge of applicable technical standards, techniques,
principles, theories, concepts and Zoetis processes and industry
practices/standards. Knowledge of basic leadership principles.
Focus is on leading/overseeing defined processes.
Provide solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and
complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance. Operates
within established Procurement policies.
Works under minimal supervision. Follows established procedures.
Recommends actions. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment,
overall adequacy and accuracy.
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
* Position is mostly office work with filing and other light
activities as necessary.
* This position requires sitting, standing, and walking with
occasional overtime/weekend work.
* Must wear appropriate gowning and PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) in manufacturing/production areas.
* The work conditions for the position are greater than 50%
stationary with periodic standing and walking throughout the
The colleague may be required to travel.
Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and
conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin,
disability or veteran status or any other protected classification.
Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our
online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an
alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please
contact Zoetis Colleague Services at
email@example.com to request an accommodation.
Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local
laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as
employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration
and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain
authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and
exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or
maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility,
considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers.
Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please
note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from
candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our
company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email
to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of @zoetis.com . In
addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment
related activities. Any solicitation or request for information
related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or
utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be
disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make
any type of personal financial investment related to gaining
employment with Zoetis..
Keywords: Zoetis, Inc., Lincoln , Procurement Specialist, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska
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