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Job Title:  Purchasing Specialist_annuncio rivolto anche ai candidati appartenenti alle Categorie Protette

Req ID:  31223
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for managing the indirect purchasing activities of the CAPITAL or CONSUMABLE stream in compliance with company policies and procedures.

Purchasing Specialist's main responsibilities will be: processing purchase orders, negotiating contracts with suppliers, supporting audit with suppliers, negotiating with suppliers, liaising with other key departments (as Customer Service, Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Warehouse Inbound, Logistics, Regulatory, R&D) supporting Purchasing department maintaining a positive, results-oriented work environment.


  • Process purchase orders according to the spending matrix and business needs
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Support the Process Audit
  • Monitor and measure supplier performances and support supplier evaluation
  • Roll out cost saving & continuous improvement initiatives
  • Handle disputes and quality issues with suppliers, in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain vendor metrics for reporting purposes
  • Support the team and the manager of Purchasing department
  • Support the launch of new products and sustaining projects from a purchasing perspective
  • Work closely with Planning, Master Data, Tech Sourcing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Warehouse, Logistics, Regulatory, R&D

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in procurement/purchasing roles 
  • Good computer skills: ability to input, retrieve, and analyze data and experience with ERP systems, and MS Office applications is beneficial 
  • Leadership skills and attitude  
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and negotiation skills 
  • Independent worker, proactive, able to anticipate issues and look around the corner 
  • Able to think end to end when dealing with challenges and opportunities 
  • Able to prioritize within multiple day-to-day activities and projects 



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  31223
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

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