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CardiacAssist, Inc. • Pittsburgh, PA
a month ago

Join us today and make a difference in people's lives!

LivaNova is a global medical technology company built on nearly five decades of experience and a relentless commitment to improving the lives of patients around the world. Our advanced technologies and breakthrough treatments provide meaningful solutions for the benefit of patients, healthcare professionals, and healthcare systems. The company is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol “ LIVN .” LivaNova is headquartered in London (UK) with a presence in over 100 countries and a team of more than 3,000 employees worldwide.

Position Summary

1) Manage Procurement commodities for Pittsburgh and Houston plants : suppliers management, strategy definition & deployment.

  • The strategic buyer will be in charge of negotiating supply agreements for all commodities in these 2 plants

  • She / He will set up the Procurement organization and align with key stakeholders

  • She / He will lead the continuous improvement initiatives including cost reduction implementation, suppliers performance improvement

  • She / He will take all the necessary initiatives to manage supply risks including obsolescence management, resourcing, redesign

2) Lead local scalability plans:

  • The lead buyer will be also in charge to manage the scalability of the ACS and NM business

  • Negotiate global contract with the key suppliers, including a capacity management roadmap

  • Establish a global strategy short/medium/long term and identify the strategic suppliers for the business

  • Define & deploy obsolescence strategy

  • Lead the program of cost reduction for ACS and NM across the company

Skills/Experience Required

  • 5 years minimum experience in strategic sourcing. A knowledge in electronics and injection molding commodities would be a plus

  • Capability of execution in a changing environment

  • Good collaboration skills with stakeholders

  • Sense of urgency

  • Strategic thinking

  • Contract management

  • Negotiations skills

  • Process improvement

  • Industrial culture

  • Suppliers relationship management


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

LivaNova values equality and celebrates diversity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.

Our selection process is driven by the key demands/requirements for the role rather than bias or discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s sex, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job-related disability/handicap or medical condition, family status, sexual orientation, religion, color, ethnicity, race or any other legally protected classification.

Background Checks at LivaNova:

Upon successful completion of the hiring process an offer may be extended. Please note, LivaNova reserves the right to conduct background investigations and/or reference checks on all its potential employees, where permitted by local legislation. This offer therefore, is contingent upon a clearance of such a background investigation and/or reference check, and can be rescinded, where permitted by local legislation, based upon data received in the background check and/or refusal to cooperate with or any attempt to affect the results of this check. This process is not currently valid in Germany.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, we will not consider, or agree to, payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event that a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.