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Job: Director, Indirect Procurement - Engineering & Facilities, Grifols, Clayton, NC

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General Information

Job title:
Director, Indirect Procurement - Engineering & Facilities
Job location:
Clayton, NC  27520 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Supply Chain & Logistics
Facilities & Maintenance
Manufacturing and Production
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.


Reporting to the Head of Indirect Procurement with a seat on the Indirect Leadership Team, the Director Indirect Procurement Engineering and Facilities is a global category leader and critical leader role working with the markets and global procurement teams to deliver best value across the indirect spend portfolio of c€500m for the Engineering and Facilities categories.

Primary responsibilities for role:

Leads procurement function in a manner that maximizes contribution to the achievement of business objectives, profitability and return on investment
Designs and maintains a long-term procurement category strategy for country and regions aligned to GRIFOLS’s overall business strategy
Works as a strategic business partner to develop and prioritize procurement change programs and projects to enable delivery of the short- and long-term objectives
Influences and shapes category strategies, tactics and plans developed in conjunction with the global procurement team
Coaches team in the use of sophisticated commercial models, reports and forecasts to challenge and strengthen decision making processes across the business area
Optimizes key relationships across GRIFOLS to take full advantage of efficiencies and leverage best practice
Networks externally to ensure awareness of current world class thinking
Works in partnership with the business and procurement colleagues to ensure that an environment of continued professional development is created, and individual and team performance is managed effectively
Coaches and identifies development opportunities for indirect reports, ensuring appropriate succession planning and creation of a strong development culture

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Frequently walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequently drives to site locations and frequently travels within the United States. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues. Performs a wide range of complex tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Extensive and significant track-record in senior strategic procurement
Has the mindset and behaviors that are aligned to working in a global pharmaceutical company where compliance, reputation management and the highest ethical standards are at the heart of our values
Strong leadership skills, including demonstrated ability to spot and develop talent, build procurement teams and empower others to accomplish individual and organizational objectives
Deep experience with an Engineering and Facilities spend portfolio is required
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
Demonstrates successful track-record of driving performance across a complex matrix within a global enterprise and can influence and optimize operating models for his/her functional area
Ability to influence strategically, solve problems using conceptual and analytical thinking and constructively work through conflict
Familiarity with the latest research and trends is a plus
Multilingual is a plus

Education and Experience:

Master’s Degree in a related field and 12 years procurement/supply chain experience with extensive and significant track-record in senior strategic procurement
(Job number: 4051735)
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