Apr 26, 2022

Job Description

769 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

General responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

• Responsible for the purchasing key performance Indicators (KPIs) and working with the entire supported function/business units.
• Participating in the development, negotiation and implementation of contract agreements with suppliers.
• Responsible for administration of purchase orders from order placement through completion within the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system. (Must ensure vendors' compliance to purchase order requirements)
• Must be organized and able to effectively multitask and pro-actively manage multiple purchase orders on different projects, including managing vendors as necessary.
• Strong interpersonal relationship skills and has the demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors and stakeholders.
• Prepare applicable documents and records.
• Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports for the upper management.
• Collaborate with rest of operations team, as well as AAA corporate functions and other facilities.
• Collaborate with the various different functions for materials, which would be required for the site.
• Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors
• Build and manage procurement activities for the Indianapolis site.
• Responsible for procurement SOP’s implementation and work instructions for process improvement.
• Work cross-functionally with Finance / Accounts Payables on a daily basis to ensure timely vendor payments, accurate receipts are executed for the production / Supply Chain merchants, accruals and confirm vendor details are added into D365.
• Train and educate super-users about the procurement process control into D365 from end to end.


Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

Bachelor’s Degree required
• 5+ year experience in similar role
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge and experience working in ERP systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics 365)
• Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong focus on accuracy
• Ability to work well under pressure and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of nuclear medicine industry is a plus
• Ability to work in a small entrepreneurial company
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrates strong personal ethics and responsibility to purpose
• Ability to work independently / self-starter
• Demonstrates strong personal ethics and responsibility to purpose

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?

Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine?
We believe new groundbreaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Millburn, NJ
Technical Operations
Full Time
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