Strategic Sourcing Manager / Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Description

About the Role:

We are seeking a passionate and results-driven professional to join our growing global Procurement Team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Strategic Sourcing and Category Management for reagents and consumables in the Life Sciences industry. The candidate will be responsible for leading the Procurement activities related to new supplier negotiation, evaluation and selection, as well as new supply chain set-ups. This candidate will work with cross-functional teams and will play a key role in supporting successful launches of upcoming cutting-edge new products at 10x.

Individuals applying for this position must be self-starters, strategic thinkers, action driven, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, succeed in communicating with all levels within the organization and provide immediate contribution.


Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with the NPI teams to understand the requirements of new materials and processes
Conduct market research and supplier scouting; Lead RFP/RFQ activities and agreement negotiations
Ensure cross-functional alignment on supplier selection strategy that leads to long-term supply chain sustainability, manufacturability and quality excellence
Contribute to 10x’s supplier knowledge database and over the time build up supplier pipelines for future NPIs
Work with Planning to ensure supplier scale-ups and material readiness to meet NPI project milestones
Monitor market conditions, technology roadmaps and identify supply/demand challenges and opportunities

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree.
5+ years of strategic sourcing experience
Effective communicator with ability to influence at all levels
Strong business acumen and comfortable to make effective decisions in ambiguity
Hands-on ability to perform analysis on large amount of data to drive insights and decisions
Comprehensive knowledge on contract commercial terms and ability to lead supply agreement negotiations independently
Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and juggle shifting priorities and tight timelines
Preferred Skills/Experience:

A Bachelor’s in relevant fields such as Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or Genetics/Genomics is strongly preferred
5+ years of strategic sourcing experience in Life Sciences or Pharmaceutical industry
Category knowledge in Life Sciences reagents and consumables


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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