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Boehringer Ingelheim Sourcing Manager in Duluth, Georgia


To implement the sourcing strategy for the local categories with exposure to Clinical studies and/or Non Interventional Studies. Will also align to the overall BI sourcing strategy to constantly increase productivity, optimize the external global spend, and reduce costs.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement Category Strategy following the centrally stipulated Target Operating Model (TOM) and inform accordingly local Business Partners (BPs).

  • Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures.

  • Manage risk exposure.

  • Identify and evaluate existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.

  • Use Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.

  • Provide feedback to (Senior) Category Manager as needed.

  • Manage local Business Partners actively and collaborate in order to align common goals.

  • Coordinate Business Partner demands within Sourcing and ensure that relevant information is shared and Business Partner is supported adequately.

  • Optimize buying channels and leverage market opportunities

  • Leverage sourcing tools (including e or reverse-auction, parallel negotiation, etc.)

  • Maximize usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible


  • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred from an accredited institution.

  • Three to six years (3-6) experience in category management

  • Pharmaceutical industry knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of pragmatic studies or digital therapies preferred

  • Familiarity with GxP and exposure to Clinical studies and/or Non Interventional Studies preferred

  • Demonstrated efficiency in: Demand management; Market and supplier analysis; Agility; Relationship building; Driving results

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities

Eligibility Requirements :

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.