boehringer ingelheim is looking for a senior buyer in københavn/frb.

job type
apply now

job details

københavn/frb., hovedstaden
job category
kontor & økonomi
job type
reference number
+45 30173415
apply now

job description

Are you an experienced sourcing and purchasing professional who is ready for the next step? Do you want to work in one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world? Do you thrive in a challenging international environment with complexity and regulations?

On behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, we are looking for a Senior Buyer who independently and proactively can manage the highly regulated and challenging environment in an international company. In this exciting role, you will gain valuable sourcing experience, and as Senior Buyer, you will work closely with internaternal business partners and with the regional purchasing sourcing team to help define our needs in in a number of categories. You select and negotiate the best value for Boehringer Ingelheim and finalize contracts. You will get the freedom to study the market independently and identify new opportunities to bring value to Boehringer Ingelheim´s business and optimize processes.

About Boehringer Ingelheim:
Family-owned since it was established in 1885, Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies. Some 50,000 employees create value through innovation daily for the three business areas human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceuticals. In 2017, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of nearly 18.1 billion euros. R&D expenditure, exceeding three billion euros, corresponded to 17.0 per cent of net sales.
As a family-owned company, Boehringer Ingelheim plans in generations and focuses on long-term success, rather than short-term profit. The company therefore aims at organic growth from its own resources with simultaneous openness to partnerships and strategic alliances in research. In everything it does, Boehringer Ingelheim naturally adopts responsibility towards mankind and the environment.
The Danish entity is part of ROPU MIDI, a Regional Operating Unit consisting of 8 mid-sized European countries; Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and The Netherlands. MIDI is a multicultural and has a diverse work environment. More than 1.800 employees are striving to work together to improve lives for patients and animals in our region.
More information about Boehringer Ingelheim can be found on or in our annual report:

• Support the implementation of category plans and sourcing strategies
• Collaborate with (inter)national sourcing groups to achieve purchasing results
• Close collaboration with local finance (controlling) and local/global accounting
• Optimize value add, risk management and contract harmonization
• Ensure that selecting, contracting and performance are compliant to valid guidelines, both internal as external
• Communicate and manage change with the business partners
• Guide and implement purchasing processes
• Perform supplier evaluations, negotiations and contracting
• Manage and perform purchasing procedures on local and regional level
• Define and implement purchasing guidelines and policies
• Ad hoc projects

Qualifications and requirements:
• Bachelor Degree in Business Administration / Economics
• At least 5 years of experience in Purchasing or a similar role
• Profound knowledge of purchasing / sourcing methods, tools and concepts
• Experience in a regional set-up category & contract management
• Experience in contract law and project management
• Excellent command of the English and Danish language
• Excellent communication, collaboration and networking skills
• Strong analytical skills, well organized and structured
• Business focus and result oriented with strong negotiation skills
• Proactive and independent
• Experienced in managing different roles and projects, priority setting

Contact and application:
Randstad handles the recruitment process on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, and we will conduct interviews continuously. Please apply at your earliest convenience. Do you want to know more about the position please contact Chief Consultant Lone Clark at +45 30173415.

About Randstad:
Randstad is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the world's second-largest provider of HR solutions. Every day, Randstad finds jobs for more than 550,000 people worldwide. We maintain offices in 39 countries and are represented in Europe, North and South America and Asia. With 20 branches and inhouse locations spread across the entire country we are among Denmark's leading temporary staff and recruitment agency, a position we have achieved as a result of our labour market expertise and our ability to match qualified candidates with unique job opportunities.