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Thermo Fisher Scientific Vendor Management Coordinator (Remote based EMEA) in Morrisville, North Carolina

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on – now and in the future.

Our Global Clinical Supplies team cover all aspects from purchasing to global inventory management and from distribution to destruction.

We have a new vacancy on our Global Clinical Supplies Team for the Vendor Management group for Vendor Management Coordinator. This is a permanent full-time position and can be based in EMEA

Key responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in the Global project calls and lead discussions on assigned supply chains

  • Liaise with global supply vendors

  • Manage supply through purchase order issue.

  • Oversee inventory management of products and stock level review.

  • Have the ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers.

  • Monitor supply and identify and resolve any issues that may arise.

  • Build/maintain rolling 12 month supply chain forecast to supply study needs. Ability to interpret data and examine trends to plan, organise, schedule and execute current and forecasted materials required to meet supply needs, would be considered an advantage

Qualifications - External

Education and Experience:

  • High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Logistics experience required

  • Clinical Trial experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of the complete clinical supplies life cycle (i.e., manufacturing, packaging, labeling, import and export, storage and handling, distribution and delivery, return and reconciliation, final destruction).

  • Clinical Supplies knowledge preferred

  • Focus on Customer Service aligned with highest standards of quality and excellence.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving/decision making skills.

  • Strong organizational skills required.

  • Very strong communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).

  • Strong IT skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word.

At PPD clinical research services we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD clinical research services you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme (https://www.ppdi.com/careers/about#Training) , ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture (https://www.ppdi.com/careers/life-at-ppd) , where PPD clinical research services truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organization but with a local feel.

Our 4i Values:

Integrity – Innovation – Intensity – Involvement

If you resonate with our 4i values above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, submit your application – we’d love to hear from you!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.