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Jr Product Buyer

Req # JR - 118412 Location Manouba, Tunisia Job Category Procurement Date posted 01/19/2024

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.


The Product Buyer is responsible for driving exceptional product quality and customer value beyond expectations, for continuously improving a world-class supply base for assigned products at optimized cost and best quality for Baxter over product lifetime – from Idea towards End-of-Life. This is a key purchasing position in regard to product improvement management, affecting Baxter’s overall business in all aspects of the purchase price and quality cost.

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for the direct materials purchasing for the Medolla plant, and all supply-related projects and initiatives.

What will you be doing?

  • Being responsible for Product or Process changes in regard to assigned suppliers/machines, together with R&D and Manufacturing, issuing Engineering Change Requests (Product Change Management).

  • Supporting Product Change Management, managing the inputs from suppliers through SNCs (Supplier Notification of Change), coordinating internal and external stakeholders in order to finalize Purchasing tasks, to implement Change Controls.

  • Supporting plants and Material Management on material availability and/or quality incident management (Supplier Relationship Management, Daily Business).

  • Being responsible for End-of-Production and End-of-Life Management for 3rd party material on assigned products, Spare Parts pricing and material obsolescence incident management (Product Lifetime Management).

  • Being responsible for warranty and guarantee management in regard to assigned suppliers and products (Contractual Issue Management).

Who are we looking for?

  • A professional with at least 3 years of sourcing experience (experience in global organization and multi-national corporations preferred) ideally holding Engineering or Management degree but any other University degree is sufficient.

  • A person with strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to work effectively & independently, passionate and having boundary less approach in both technical and commercial target achievements.

  • Self-starter and result-oriented with "Can-Do-Attitude".

  • Fluent English speaker (Italian will be a huge asset).

  • Proficient in computer skills (MS Office, Windows etc.)

What do we offer:

  • Saturdays and Sundays off.

  • Development opportunities and cross-site networking.

  • Flexible working hours.

Reasonable Accommodations

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