Strategic Sourcing Lead

  • Location
    Shannon, Clare
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Supply Chain
  • Job type
  • Salary
    € 73000 - € 80000 / Year
  • External Reference

We're looking to recruit a Strategic Sourcing Lead for our client based in Shannon, an award-winning international medical device company.

Role and Responsibilities:

� As a Strategic Sourcing Lead you will drive and execute supplier development as well as the commercial relationships with suppliers within a cluster of strategic suppliers.

� Develop and maintain long-term supplier relationships to deliver total cost reductions, technical innovations, and business continuity.

� Manage day-to-day contact with strategic suppliers and track all communication for full transparency.

� Manage site Sourcing / Purchasing KPIs

� Flag and resolve escalations in time with the category manager in collaboration with other sectors related to supplier performance.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's Degree (Business, Finance, Engineering, or related fields) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* 5 + years of working experience in either Supply Chain, Operations, or Sourcing.

* Understands legal aspects of purchasing, including contract law, with some international experience.

* Understands all standard purchasing practices and techniques (market knowledge, data analysis, cost management, negotiations, contract formation, etc.) through extensive experience.

* Strong IT Skills (MS Office, ERP systems).

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Patrick Kiely