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Buyer Manufacturing Operations

Req # JR - 119759 Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job Category Procurement Date posted 02/12/2024

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.


Save and sustain lives by efficiently leading the expense and suppliers of the designated purchasing category(s) to acquire significant economic savings and benefits for the Company. With potential identification local, regional and/or global supply projects/strategies, which allow to increase the profitability of the business and mitigate the supply risk in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Purchasing area.

Baxter is committed to supporting the needs for flexibility in the workplace. We do so through our flexible workplace policy which includes a minimum of 3 days a week onsite. This policy provides the benefits of connecting and collaborating in-person in support of our Mission.

What will you be doing:

  • Lead negotiations, runs business relationships with suppliers to enhance value, customer service and quality standards.

  • Support the fulfillment of the Global and Regional Category Strategy, being the point of contact between the sites and Procurement to implement the Strategy KPI’s. Build positive relationships with internal partners and suppliers.

  • Support sourcing and category management strategies for MRO as part of the regional team. Develop internal and external benchmarks and metrics to support global strategies.

  • Support supplier selection and contract negotiation process for key projects, within Manufacturing Operations categories.

  • Provide regular progress updates for to Senior Management and to key internal partners

  • Work closely with Management of Manufacturing Operations at a Senior Level to support strategic objectives. Define priorities, and support the development and implementation of the category strategies.

  • Develop or support Business Cases for specific projects in America’s plants.

  • Execution and lead Regional important metrics such as Hard Dollar Saving, Spend Under Management, Catalog Implementation, Tail spend improvement, among others.

Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering or Business

  • Relevant experience (3-5 years) in category management experience with multinational organizations

  • Professional with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and matrix environment with virtual teams

  • Strong experience in people and partner management

  • Business sense and ability to develop critical thinking

  • Proficient in English. German and French are an asset

What we offer:

  • Probation period of 3 months and then for an indefinite period.

  • Competitive salary, annual bonuses, recognition award program.

  • Workplace environment that is based on our values: collaboration, speed, courage and simplicity.

  • Possibilities for development on a personal and professional level in one of the top global MedTech companies.

  • Package of benefits including Private medical care (Lux Med), Life Insurance, and Multisport card.

  • Bax4U - cafeteria/lunch cards (300 PLN monthly).

  • PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 3 months.

  • Fully covered language courses (English or other languages according to business needs).

  • Co-financing of holidays and an additional 2 days off from work annually.

  • Additional extra day for birthday.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Warsaw office location - Powiśle!

Reasonable Accommodations

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