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Sr Mgr Global Indirect Procurement

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Date: Dec 2, 2021

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28170  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 


 Provides the strategic development, direction, and overall management of the Indirect Procurement organization.



  • Responsible on all aspects of indirect procurement for the indirect long-term contract and service level agreements as well as the indirect procurement procure-to-pay (P2P) processes within the organization which includes any commodity or service that the company buys that does not result directly in finished goods.
  • Responsible on all aspects of indirect procurement and sourcing initiatives which include indirect, capital, and services categories.  These categories include but are not limited to travel, print, contract labor, marketing, advertising, professional services, office supplies, office equipment, uniforms, forms, travel, meetings, construction, telecommunications, IT software, and IT hardware, etc.  
  • Accountable and responsible for the integration of the indirect procurement strategy with the overall companies’ business goals and objectives, as well as financial responsibilities and achieving results.
  • Responsible for mentoring, challenging, educating, and motivating the indirect procurement team as well as the development of indirect procurement policies and processes.
  • Prepare RFQ/RFP, analyze proposals, and make supplier selection based on total value proposition. Develop high-level negotiation strategies and partner with Global Contracts to execute contracts.
  • Drive cost savings partnerships with all internal stakeholders (Operations, R&D, HR, Finance, Legal, Marketing, IT, Workplace Resources, Sterilization, and other Terumo BCT subsidiaries and departments) to define and support indirect spend requirements in order to meet the needs of the company in terms of total cost, quality, service and delivery.
  • Ensure supply to internal stakeholders with a focus on balancing working capital costs with service levels.
  • Ensure compliance of the purchasing department with legal requirements (JSOX), to the formal procurement policies and preferred supplier agreements.
  • Responsibility to effectively achieve cost goals as well as fostering strong supplier management relationships and monitoring performance.
  • Responsible for keeping current on the supply market, trends and pricing and maintaining awareness of best practices.




Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



  • Minimum 8 years experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of strategic sourcing practices and principles, including indirect sourcing plan development and spend analysis.
  • Experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and the ability to gain stakeholder buy in while fostering cooperative stakeholder relationships.
  • Proven track record of continuous improvement related to indirect sourcing programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement and sourcing techniques and strategies, as well as continuous improvement initiatives (TQM, SPS, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Value Engineering/Value Analysis, etc.)
  • Expanded knowledge of implementing best practices in the areas of purchasing and materials management. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting and finance in order to analyze costs and benefits of a strategy, project or initiative.
  • Demonstrated experience operating in an ERP information systems environment for the requisition, purchasing and payables cycles. 
  • Proven leadership and managerial abilities demonstrated by developing, coaching, and training others in an organizational setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish project schedules, manage projects, priority setting, set objectives, negotiates deadlines and meeting budget.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Target Pay Range:  $128,200.00 to $160,200.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  20.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

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