Operational Buyer

Operational Buyer


Do you want to drive and develop operational purchasing excellence and are you passionate about Supply Chain Planning to support the development of innovative products that improve people’s lives? Are you motivated to be a part of a company experiencing high growth and to join a world leading company – specialized in treatment of chronic diseases such as Diabetes and Parkinson’s Disease? Then you might be the new Operational Buyer – supply chain planning at Convatec.

At Convatec, they’re transforming their business for the better. Better products. Better ways of working. And better ways of delivering for customers and each other. They’re aiming for nothing short of excellence. Join them on this transformative journey as Operational Buyer and help shape the future of the company and their patients.

Take the lead on important Supply Chain Planning processes and Operational Purchasing

As Operational Buyer at the plant in Osted, you will be responsible for the tactical & operational purchasing plan for their Infusion Care division. You’ll have the overall responsibility for keeping raw materials available at the committed service levels in the factory. Buyers are also responsible for covering production planning and in-direct purchasing to support the site in Osted.

You’ll have your own area to look after and be responsible for managing the inventory and targets within it.

How you will add value:

  • Purchase order management with external suppliers, to keep the right materials in the right quantity at the right time in the factory in Osted.
  • Purchase in-direct materials for the site.
  • Manage stock transfer orders between the factories in Osted and Reynosa in Mexico.
  • Taking part in the production planning for the factory.
  • Monitor and act upon alerts raised for materials when they are unavailable and follow up with overdue Purchase orders.
  • Monitor and evaluate the planning settings of the materials.
  • Manage the financial invoice discrepancies.
  • Manage the Excess & Obsolete within your own area.
  • Taking the lead on own area – understanding the issues that are driving unavailable materials, capacity constraints and other supplier specific challenges.
  • Take an active role in projects, managing changes in variants or new variants, ensuring close cooperation with the development team.
  • Secure a sustainable and productive relationship with the suppliers within your area, including managing the monthly forecast.
  • Secure a sustainable and productive relationship with all the other stakeholders, leading to success within your role.

Business critical travel of up to 10 days annually must be expected.

It is important that you master both Danish and English both verbally and in writing.

Unlock Your Potential as a Purchasing and Planning innovator

Convatec is looking for an experienced candidate with strong SAP experience and excellent communication, stakeholder management and collaboration skills and a high degree of business acumen.

You have an academic degree in Supply Chain Planning or similar or you are educated within procurement or logistics. You have some years of experience working with Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Procurement and/or Purchasing.

You are experienced in negotiating and partnering with internal as well as external stakeholders to enhance operational effectiveness. You thrive in working with people / teams in a complex and changing environment and you deliver value adding results to the business.

If you are ready to leverage your skills and experience to make a significant impact in a dynamic environment, this is your opportunity to be a driving force in Convatecs’s continued success.

Convatec offers you a position in an ambitious and global company, where the days are never the same. The company is known for its informal culture and grants its employees a great degree of freedom to manoeuvre within own area of responsibility. Convatec will provide you with challenges and development opportunities and the chance to have an influence on your own role. You will be part of a great community where everyone helps and supports each other – while continuously expanding on your skills and network.

Apply now!

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your CV, please do not hesitate to contact Research Consultant, Cathrine Tams at +45 70 20 12 75. As we process CVs continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About Convatec

At Convatec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We devise, develop, and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom, and mobility.

Convatec Infusion Care is a part of a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers. We develop and market sterile disposable products for subcutaneous infusion of various medications. Specialized in the treatment of chronic diseases, such as Diabetes Mellitus and Parkinson’s Disease. Our manufacturing facilities in Denmark and Mexico produce more than 100 million infusion sets per year, making us the world leader within this field. Further information about the company can be found at our www.convatec.com.

Deadline: As soon as possible.
Workplace: Osted, Denmark.
Reference: 2421.108
Company: Convatec