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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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  • Turku, Finland Proper

Status Regular Job ID JR-011468 Recruiting Region Europe

PerkinElmer is currently looking for
Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Turku, Finland

The Turku Site, with 580 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn-, maternal fetal health-, and prenatal screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.

We are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to strengthen our Global Sourcing Team.

Role description:

  • Identifying, developing and driving the vendor base
  • Providing the liaison between PerkinElmer and its key strategic suppliers
  • Analysing the company spend, developing key strategies, categorising vendors, executing key projects to meet the company’s performance indicators
  • Collaborating closely with different functions such as R&D, Quality, and Production

Role requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within procurement / sourcing role
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, preferably within business or mechanics related discipline
  • Capabilities to prioritize and organize tasks effectively and work accurately on several projects at one time in a fast paced environment
  • Strong drive, motivation and performance orientation
  • Ability to drive change
  • Experience in QSR, ISO13485, GMP and other applicable environments as well as in Low Cost Sourcing is considered an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Finnish

What we offer:

  • Development opportunities
  • Chance to participate in meaningful work
  • Truly international working environment


PerkinElmer Turku Site is a drug free site and a medical examination for new employees includes a drug test.

Could this be your next step? For more details, please contact Jesse Mattila, Procurement Leader, phone +358 2 2678 562 on Wed Nov 13th, between 9.30 – 11, Fri Nov 15th between 14.30 – 16, or Wed 20th between 9.30 – 11. If you feel you have the necessary skills and can see yourself as a part of our dedicated team of professionals, please apply via the link above by November 24th.

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