Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Updated on 4/10/2024
Quanterix

201-500 employees

Quanterix offers Simoa technology, utilizing microarray printer and
Company Overview
Quanterix offers Simoa technology, utilizing microarray printer and ultrasensitive immunoassay platforms based on bead and planar technologies, to enable ultra-sensitive biomarker detection for earlier disease diagnosis and precise treatment methods in various therapeutic areas, including oncology, neurology, cardiology, inflammation, and infectious disease.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$559.6M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Billerica, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

-6%
Locations
Billerica, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Business Research
Strategy Development
People & HR
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Life Sciences
  • 8-10 years of experience in supply chain in a manufacturing environment
  • 3-5 years experience managing contract manufacturers or subcontractors
  • 3-5 years negotiate and facilitate agreements from a supply chain perspective with vendors
  • Experience in an IVD industry is preferred
  • APICS and/or ISM certification is desirable
  • ERP/Syteline Experience preferred
  • Tactical purchasing experience
  • Excellent organizational, record keeping and communication skill
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within cross-functional teams as a team player
  • Possess an ability to learn and master complicated concepts quickly and comfortably
  • Ability to generate high quality data under tight deadlines, and a collaborative, proactive attitude
  • Ability to bring leadership, critical thinking and a problem-solving approach to procurement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong math and excel skills
  • Ability to use and develop management and tracking systems
  • Ability to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines; attentiveness to detail
  • Strong communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Creation and implementation of category strategies
  • Effectively manage the entire request for proposal process including, but not limited to, the development of the requirements, drafting RFP documents, facilitation of team meetings and vendor sessions, negotiation of terms and pricing with the vendors, and ultimately supporting the execution of Supplier Agreements
  • Perform vendor pre-qualification and identify risks and mitigation plans to manage the vendor
  • Responsible for requests for proposals, competitive supplier selection, price and contract negotiations, evaluating and assessing vendor ongoing performance
  • Lead or participate (with assistance from Legal advisor where necessary) in contracts / supply and quality agreements
  • Manage supply risk by performing vendor research related to product comparisons, identify second sources, complete and manage change controls, and identify cost saving measures
  • Manages the Supplier Performance/Relationship Management process that may include Executive Business Reviews that include Senior leaders both within Quanterix and with the 3rd party. Responsible for meeting preparation, pre-read documents, capturing action items, and ensuring appropriate follow-up. This would also include ensuring Supplier Performance Dashboards and Scorecards are complete
  • Participate in supplier audits and lead quarterly business reviews with critical vendors
  • Some buying and purchase order management may be required