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Transactional Buyer (R2O Team)

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0011664 Date posted 01/21/2020 Location: Łódź, Poland

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Job Description

Takeda is a patient-focused, innovation-driven global pharmaceutical company that builds on a distinguished 238-year history, aspiring to bring better health and a brighter future for people worldwide. Our network spans over 80 countries and regions worldwide and Takeda’s pharmaceutical products are marketed in over 100 countries worldwide.

Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is a newly formed function within Takeda with the objective of enabling Takeda’s business strategy, delivering simplification and cost reduction, improving service and providing a transformation engine for continuous improvement for Takeda. ‘Building and Delivering Simplified and Innovative Solutions’ is our overarching vision with a goal of ‘Patient Centricity’, helping focus us on delivering value for Takeda.

As a Transactional Buyer working in Global Procurement Operations team, you will:

  • Receive and process purchase requests from countries across Europe through the eProcurement system
  • Support users with eProcurement systems and processes (e.g. supplier creation activity)
  • Work closely with Strategic buyers and business partners to ensure that global procurement policy is executed
  • Drive automation and process simplifications in operational procurement (triggering catalogues, improvements resulting in higher efficiency of the procure-to-pay process)  
  • Generate compliance reports and recommend measures to improve the compliance rate
  • Work closely with Accounts Payables and the master data management
  • Provide pro-active feedback on how to improve the process and drive continues improvement projects
  • Support local sourcing projects when required

Required qualifications:

  • Background In Procurement would be an asset
  • Experience in BPO/SSC (indirect procurement or related) would be an  asset
  • Bachelor’s degree required, business major desirable
  • English is a must
  • Other language would be an asset
  • Ability to work in an international team-based environment, intercultural skills
  • Self-motivated, organized, able to prioritize work


  • Improvement-oriented mindset (focused on such techniques as Lean/Kaizen)
  • Interest/experience in external innovations and automation (ERP, WF, Robotics, AI)
  • General curious mindset
  • Building relationships and trust through challenging the status quo

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Fixed term contract
  • We take care of you - group insurance, private healthcare and Christmas vouchers,
  • We take care of your appetite - delicious meals in the canteen, meals delivery service, fresh fruits,
  • We take care of your comfort - quiet, cozy office with creative corner and chillout zones, integration trips and events,
  • We take care of your development - language courses and trainings, Takeda Running Team and corporate volunteering


Lodz, Poland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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