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Supplier Relationship Specialist (I, II, Senior)

Job description

Purpose

You’ll be developing and executing optimal Procurement & Sourcing strategies of Suppliers, through the development and management of Supplier Relationships. This position can be for a Junior, Mid-Level or Senior Procurement Expert.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will develop and lead the implementation of Procurement & Sourcing Strategies
  • Develop Annual Sourcing Business Plans that will reflect year-over-year Cost Reductions, quality enhancements and overall continuous improvement
  • You will build Value-Adding Relationships with assigned suppliers and internal customer groups
  • Develop, implement and manage processes for supply-related Problem Resolution
  • You will work Cross-Functionally and closely with Vendor Engineering, Buyers, and Procurement Manager, Global Sourcing and individuals from other divisions/plants to identify and execute Cost Reduction Opportunities
  • You’ll be Benchmarking Best Practices externally & internally and applying Lean concepts
  • You will Support the Creation of new Policies and Enabling Technologies throughout the entire requisition to payment process
  • You’ll lead Contract Negotiations and Vendor Management Activities such as strategic reviews and site visits
  • It will be your responsibility to identify opportunities to Mitigate or Reduce Risk in the supply chain

 

Education/Qualifications

  • You’ll need your Level 8 Degree in a Relevant Field, or,
  • Your Level 8 Degree in a non related field coupled with a Diploma in a relevant field
  • Minimum of Six Years of Purchasing or Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management Experience in a Manufacturing Environment

 

Company Benefits

  • 10% Annual Bonus
  • Full Healthcare for you and Dependents
  • Contributory Pension
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Life Assurance
  • Xmas Voucher

To apply for this position please contact Amanda Reynolds at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455304 E: areynolds@sigmar.ie

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