Global Procurement Category Manager | Collins McNicholas

Global Procurement Category Manager

  • Reference: GJ45392
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Galway, Westmeath
  • Category: Production

Strategic Sourcing Analyst – Global Procurement Category Manager with 3 years’ plus experience in similar strategic procurement/sourcing role in a manufacturing industry. Galway


  • Manage an assigned category or categories of spend across the site network within the Interventional Medical business unit
  • Define and implement a business wide strategy for sourcing a quality driven, reliable, flexible and cost effective supply chain for the materials
  • Lead supplier negotiations, selection and development of contracts and supply agreements
  • Drive implementation of selected projects or strategies in co-operation with assigned site resources
  • Liaise and co-operate with procurement teams in other TE Connectivity business units and corporate procurement
  • Lead Supplier Relationship Management activities, including periodic strategic reviews, supplier development activities, and inter-business improvement projects.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve supplier lead times, minimize total inventory and maximize cash flow
  • Manage monthly metrics including cost, schedule attainment and performance factors of suppliers


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar strategic procurement/sourcing role in a manufacturing industry.
  • Third level qualification in procurement, supply chain, technical or business related field.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and supplier management skills
  • Possessing technical competence, a high level of commercial awareness and able to translate strategy into action
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems within a regulated manufacturing environment e.g. ISO13485, FDA

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091-706712 or email


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