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Strategic Sourcing Manager


Reference:/SMC/06426 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Supply Chain Manager

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning Medical Device organization based in Limerick. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.

Duties

• Perform the role of Supplier Relationship Manager at an executive level for designated suppliers
• Partner with category management and Advance Sourcing (New Product Introduction) to ensure alignment and meet procurement goals across Quality, Service and Cost.
• Be an excellent business partner to a number of functions across the business, in particular supplier quality, manufacturing and planning teams both internally and in our Third Party Manufacturers
• Partner with Supplier Quality to ensure alignment on supplier management and escalation processes.
• Upgrade supplier skills (transparent cost management, lean practices, emerging technologies, etc.)
• Develop an expertise in the business needs and capabilities. Keep up with supply market trends, supplier economics, and best practice sourcing.
• Analyze overall system capabilities and develop and execute improvements in support of the end to end supply chain, to achieve lowest total cost of ownership.
• Provide regular reporting on Supplier Performance, and lead activities to achieve goals.
• Manage a small team of Associates to support sourcing objectives and contribute to their continuous development.
• Assist in reporting on performance, recommending advancements, implementing new or changed procedures. Generally recognized as Group Leader or Assistant Supervisor.
• Development of Budgets and standard costs to support Annual Business needs

Education & Experience

• BS Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Operations Management or related field.
• MBA or Masters preferred.
• CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) a bonus.
• Experience in a procurement role managing Strategic Supplier Relationships preferred.


If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or sean.mccarthy@lifescience.ie for further information.