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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Manager, Procurement & Logistics in Hyderabad, India


The overall objective of the role is to provide goods and services in time to the testing laboratories of USP India site and working under the guidelines of cost allocations and target timelines for the site, while having enough controls and efficient practices in place.

Roles and Responsibilities


  • Procurement of Laboratory Chemicals, Solvents, APIs, Intermediates, Impurities, Columns, Glassware, Lab Consumables etc., for Analytical Laboratories from domestic and international market.

  • Procurement of Standards, Cell Cultures, Serums, Gels, Kits, Pipets, and other Reagents required for Biological Lab.

  • Procurement of Merck-Sigma range catalogue chemicals for all other labs at USP India site.

  • Execute Procure to Pay (P2P) or Requisition to pay (RTP) process as per USP guidelines and SOP.

  • Close interaction with internal and external stakeholders, understand their needs/demands and fulfilment.

  • Identification of potential source of vendors for required goods from the domestic & overseas market.

  • Facilitate end users with budgetary quotations from domestic and overseas vendors on timely manner.

  • Strive to achieve maximum cost savings and beneficial terms through effective negotiation.

  • Expedite material deliveries and follow-ups with vendors / service providers on daily basis.

  • Update user groups with material/or services delivery status on weekly basis.

  • Prepare and submit periodic MIS and any other ad-hock reports.

  • Drive seamless invoice processing and ensure timely payments to vendors.

  • Organize and maintain Procurement documentation, records under USP’s Purchase SOP.

  • Support with audit requirements and fulfilments as per USP guidelines & Quality Management Systems.


  • Work with Trade Compliance team for import of commercial shipment clearances from customs, documentation, and delivery of the consignment to USP India site.

  • Work with Finance & Accounts for advance customs duty payments.

  • Liaising with Internal & External Stakeholders, Consultants, Customs House Agents for shipment clearances.

  • Maintain import documentation under audits and compliance requirements.

  • Work with Trade Compliance and user groups for test licenses and other permits required from respective government bodies.

Basic Qualifications

Preferably a science graduate or any graduate from a Recognized University/Institute with a proven experience of 10 to 12 years in Purchasing/SCM domain. The candidate must have experience in Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences CRO, Drug Discovery units.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-Graduation in Material Management or Business Administration in SCM will be given an added weightage. Working experience in ERP environment (Oracle or SAP is must).

Supervisory Responsibilities

Associate Manager – Procurement & Logistics


USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing are protected.

About USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Category Distribution/Facilities

Job Type Full-Time