At Univercells Technologies, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. We work every day to reinvent biomanufacturing processes and develop or integrate the next innovative technologies. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: Biologics available and affordable to all!! This job is the perfect opportunity to contribute to our mission and be impactful. You will join a collaborative team full of passionate change-makers.  

As Supplier Management Officer, you will work on the expansion of Univercells Technologies with the aim of helping the compliance of the corporate procedures put in place. You will be responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. Based in Nivelles, you will report directly to the Procurement Lead. 

You will closely work with the Procurement Lead for the management of the suppliers and the support with the Quality team for their qualification. You will be in charge of the day-to-day management along with implementation of qualification that includes auditing them with the Quality team 

 RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • You will be in charge of day-to-day supplier management.   

  • Support of the qualification of the suppliers with the Quality team. 

  • Visiting and auditing the suppliers.  

  • Drafting the visit report and the and minutes of meeting.  

  • Ensuring to maintain the positive vendors relationship. 

  • Evaluating opportunities and backup options. 

  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, quality, pricing. 

  • Putting in place KPI reports for piloting the suppliers’ progress. 

  • Updating analytical reports. 

  • Following and enforcing the company's procurement procedures. 

  • You will contribute to problem solving.  

  • Ensuring to maintain the positive attitude in the department. 

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 5 years of experience in Sourcing or Supplier Management. 

  • Experience in Biotechnology and/or Pharmaceutical environment is a plus. 

  • Degree in accounting, business management or a similar field preferred. 

  • Strong Experience in ERP/MRPODOO is a plus. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, overall Excel. 

  • Excellent Quality of work and Strong analytical and organizational skills. 

  • Enthusiastic and flexible, ability to manage a multitasking role under pressure. 

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.  

  • Good Knowledge of English and Fluent in French.