Jobs at Gerresheimer

Procurement Manager

537 Crystal Avenue, United States | Vineland | Full-time

Job Description

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for aligning corporate spend with business strategy in order to drive sustainable profitable growth through the purchasing lifecycle process.  Identifies constrains to goals and collaboratively develops and supports countermeasures and activities to remove limitations and exceed targets. Formulates spend strategy, supplier rationalization, request for proposal process; and identifies current spend for renegotiation.  This role will develop and ensure the effective implementation of a corporate appropriations strategy to harness economies of scale, drive economic value, and enable the attainment of business goals.

  • Develop procurement strategies for direct and indirect materials categories to achieve the five-year Operational Plan Strategic Plan  
  • Provide subject matter expertise to all aspects of the sourcing process for tubular glass and moulded glass goods and services.
  • Lead supplier negotiations within a framework of a strategic contractual relationship, managing non-disclosure and corporate supplier agreements.
  • Manage overall supplier relationships, including performance, capability development, capacity planning, contracting, risk mitigation, cost and quality improvements.
  • Identify cost savings through negotiations, event driven activities, and alternate sourcing to achieve assigned cost reduction goals.
  • Ensure quality assurance of components by maintaining the appropriate preferred manufacturer list with the proper industry manufacturing technology capability and business setup scale.
  • Monitor current commodity market conditions to identify potential supply challenges and develop a supply continuity plan.
  • Develop and facilitate procurement reviews with stakeholders to review supplier performance, future opportunities and/or challenges.
  • Engage Finance, Engineering, and Operations stakeholders in development and execution of cost focused purchasing plans.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned. 



  • Undergraduate degree in either Procurement or Business or Engineering or Information Technology preferred.
  • Notable Procurement accomplishments in either the Life Sciences or Medical Devices or Pharmaceutical or Automotive industries.
  • Substantial experience in optimum value attainment within either the Life Sciences or Medical Devices or Pharmaceutical or Automotive industries.
  • Proficiency in an Enterprise Resources Planning system (preferably SAP) and Microsoft Office to analyze and present spend data, as well as lead the purchase to pay process..     
  • Detailed knowledge of market-leading purchasing management tools to improve contract performance, category management, sourcing, and supplier negotiations
  • Demonstrated ability to hear the Voice of the Customer and align feedback with company initiatives and goals.
  • Displayed proficiency in navigating ambiguous environments, understand existing and new markets, and achieving customer satisfaction targets.

Additional Information


  • Willingness to travel a minimum of 20% per week.
  • Ability to partner with team members in different geographies.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply the Gerresheimer Management System.
  • Capable of autonomous work in remote business environments.


  • Values – Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Innovation & Teamwork
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to handle pressure of time constraints in meeting departmental goals
  • Detail oriented, Strong organizational skills
  • Dependable, punctual and attentive
  • Good organizational skills
  • Competent and conscientious


  • Normal administration related physical demands.


Food & drinks

We offer free beverages.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer gym membership discounts, health check-ups, private medical care and a life and group insurance.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. With its specialty glass and plastic products, the company contributes to health and well-being with production operations in 40 locations around the world. Gerresheimer’s product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe, simple administration of medicines, such as insulin pens, in- halers, pre-fillable syringes, injection vials, ampoules, bottles and containers for liquid and solid medicines with closure and safety systems as well as packaging for the cosmetics industry.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.

Consideration for this position will be made without regard to age, gender, religion, national origin, veteran’s status, disability or other protected class.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!