Lilly Sr Specialist-Pro Optimization-FDE in Indianapolis, Indiana



The Senior Specialist position reports to the Manager of Procurement Optimization -Enablement and is primarily responsible for the data management, supporting tools, processes and projects within Global Procurement. The Senior Specialist will support access to, usage of, and reporting out of the SAP Sourcing tool and will assist with special projects involving Optimization and Supplier Diversity.

This position is closely aligned with global sourcing to support special projects that provide innovation to the sourcing organization.

Key day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Support the management and promotion of Market Knowledge resources and providers

  • Support the SAP eSourcing tool

  • Supplier Management Requests (new suppliers)

  • System Access support

  • LSS SAP Role Approver Review (Quarterly)

  • SOx Reporting for Segregation of Duties ATC/DATC (bi-annual)

  • (GPO-005 Global SOD Control for ATC_v4.1)

  • Develop/Update Documentation (as Needed)

  • Update/manage DATC Tools

  • Support of SAP Sourcing tool to provide guidance to Sourcing and back up as needed within the Procurement optimization team.

  • Support projects that improve the efficiency of the procurement organization.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Proven problem solving, critical thinking, decision making, and good analytical skills

  • Ability to manage work independently

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize

  • Procurement experience

  • Knowledge of SAP and experience with P2P processes

  • Knowledge and familiarity with SOx (Sarbanes-Oxley) controls

  • Knowledge of SAP eSourcing Tool

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (including demonstrated expertise in Excel)

  • Self-starter with strong learning agility

Additional Information:

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.

  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. .


Sr Specialist- Procurement Center of Excellence FDE

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with purchasing and buyer, procurement, account management, accounting reporting and/or auditing experience

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.





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