Principal Sourcing Specialist

CREGG Recruitment are currently hiring a Principal Sourcing Specialist to work onsite with a leading medical device multinational client in Galway. 39 hour week. This is an initial 12 month contract with good potential for an extended contract. For more information on this role call Stephen Coen 0861030418 or Email stephencoen@cregg.ie

 

Purpose Statement:

Responsible for developing and executing optimal Category & Sourcing strategies for the Plastics, Resins and Chemicals team. Establish & enhance Supplier relationships to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, whilst 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 category. Responsible for developing a Supplier Database that identifies and categorizes potential suppliers by commodity and region to increase the value proposition and reduce TCO.

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies in key sourcing categories that results in a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Gathers Market Intelligence and trends for the Categories and Sub-Categories.
  • Identifies risks within the Category and works closely with stakeholders to eliminate or take mitigating actions for strategic risks.
  • Analyses data and develops tools to manage the Category, including should-cost models, COGS models, etc.
  • Identifies all suitable suppliers per Category and region per sample RFQ and develops comprehensive supplier knowledge & database.
  • Identifies insourcing and outsourcing opportunities.
  • Guide respective internal leads through a holistic & systematic category approach to material & supplier selection and management.
  • 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.
  • Ensures optimal balance between collaborative engagement and competitive pressure with supply base to ensure maximum value is realized, including negotiation o value improvements and optimal supplier contracts.
  • Manages strategic supplier relationships in line with the Category Strategy and understands the strategic differentiators for each supplier.
  • Owns annual budget process for assigned suppliers as well as crisis or systematic issue resolution.
  • Establish early involvement to achieve development performance goals, support project timelines, and manage product cost.
  • Experience with acquisition integration and chemicals preferred

 

Education & Experience:

 

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s degree required, Engineering degree preferred and/or technical experience with Injection Molding.
  • Minimum of 6 years Strategic Procurement (Sourcing) and Supplier Relationship Management
  • Acquisitions and/or Injection Molding experience preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Medical Device experience is preferred.
Apply for this job

Job Details

14 March 2023
Job ID: 8053

Similar Jobs

Management Accountant

Clare
CREGG is delighted to be recruiting a Management Accountant for a well-known medical device design, development, and manufacturing company based in Clare.  The role will include but not be limited
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8207
Read More

Experienced Accountant

Carlow
CREGG is delighted to be recruiting an Accounting professional to join a well known concrete engineering solutions company based in Carlow.  The ideal candidate will be able to assist the
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8211
Read More

Administrator

Limerick
Administrator- Full time- Permanent- Limerick Full time Permanent Role Summary: Our client provides all aspects of Facilities Maintenance Services to both public and private sector clients across a range of
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8272
Read More
Mechanical Equipment Engineer (Permanent) CREGG Recruitment are currently recruiting a  Mechanical Equipment Engineer for a leading automation company in Galway.  Junior and senior permanent roles available About the job: Hours
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8276
Read More
CREGG is seeking to recruit a Financial Accountant for a recycling company based in Dublin. The role reports to the Finance Manager but the job will involve a large degree
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8300
Read More
Part-Qualified Accountant CREGG is delighted to be recruiting a Part-Qualified Accountant for a well-known provider of Corrugated packaging. The Ideal candidate would support a busy finance team of 2. This
Date posted: 2 June 2023
Job ID: 8070
Read More