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Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Reference:POR683651 Location: Clonmel
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist
A Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist is required to join a world leading Medical Device business based in Clonmel. This is a newly created role within an expanding Global Strategic Sourcing Function offering hybrid working.

The Role

  • Responsible for developing and executing optimal commodity & sourcing strategies
  • Establish & enhance Supplier relationships to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, while reducing or mitigating risk in the Supply Chain.
  • Responsible for collaborating with internal stakeholders and aligning on optimal sourcing strategies to develop and implement one common Category Strategy for the assigned commodity.
  • Promotes and works towards balanced continuous (year-on-year) value improvement for all aspects of quality, service and cost with assigned supply base. Manages supplier performance and identifies Value Improvement Program's to improve TCO accordingly.
  • Negotiates value improvements and manages optimal supplier contracts.
  • Assists in the Supplier Stratification activities and develops capability roadmaps with Supplier Engineering and Category Management as part of the Category Strategy.

The Person

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 6 years Strategic Procurement (Sourcing) and Supplier Relationship Management Experience in a manufacturing environment. Medical Device experience is an advantage.
  • Strategic thinker that is self-motivated & comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • SAP Experience an advantage
  • MBA desirable
For further details please contact;Paula O’Reillyon 00 353 (0)87 7094141 or send CV in confidence to