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,