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Sourcing Specialist II

Sourcing Specialist required with strong medical device background. Galway. Hybrid.


  • Executes end-to-end sourcing projects (in alignment with the Global Manager Sourcing)

  • Develop and maintain supplier performance review metrics & scorecards

  • Provide periodic and ad hoc spend analysis reports

  • Execute sourcing events from end to end, including:

  • Price negotiations, vendor quote tracking, Supplier selection and Contract review and approval.

  • Takes a strategic and long-term view of sourcing in identifying and developing innovative sources and contracts

  • Supports and drives the stakeholder alignment:

  • Supports the stakeholder identification

  • Engages and ensures input from the stakeholders throughout the sourcing process

  • Supports Sourcing Managers in the strategic planning and project sourcing execution process:

  • Set up requirements for data analysis, identify the right sources of information and sets up the channels to get the right information to the right person

  • Coordinate the analytics of internal and external data and e-sourcing support

  • Responsible for achieving annual cost savings and value contribution targets

  • Negotiate favourable payment terms with suppliers, Supplier Management: Monitors and communicates quality and delivery performance to the supplier; Obtains bids to promote a competitive environment (locates, interviews, analyses and evaluates vendor capabilities to select suppliers, partners with these suppliers to maximize company funds.); Responsible for resolving supplier-related problems (works closely with suppliers to assure a positive and professional relationship, always establishing and maintaining open lines of communication.);

  • Maintains awareness of market trends pertaining to their responsibility.

  • Proactively engage with Stakeholders/Business leaders and the Global / Regional Indirect Sourcing Team to understand, create alignment and achieve their business strategies and objectives.

  • Other Ad hoc or recurring assignments as the needs of stakeholders evolve


  • Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or any other similar discipline (Level 8)

  • Min 3-4 years experience in a similar role

  • Medical Device experience would be desirable

  • Engineering background would be desirable but not essential

  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management experience

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.


Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Galway, Mayo,