Strategic Procurement Lead, Global role

Job Title: Strategic Procurement Lead, Global role
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122545
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description

Strategic Procurement Lead, Global role
Our client, a global healthcare manufacturing company based in Galway no wish to expand their Strategic Procurement group with an additional Lead role which will operate as part of a global team.

The hire is required to develop and execute optimal Procurement & Sourcing strategies through the selection, development and management of supplier relationships to achieve competitive advantage, including the procurement of production and non-production materials.
Scope of this role:
As part of the Global Sourcing Team, working closely with Team Members and Suppliers word-wide the successful hire will drive procurement/supplier initiatives to meet overall supply requirements whilst implementing sustainable cost reduction & service improvements globally.
The ideal candidate is a seasoned Procurement Professional that has led large scale negotiations and a proven track record in Supplier Relationship Management.
Requirements of Strategic Procurement Lead:
Honours Bachelor?s Degree in Business or similar HETAC level 8 course. Preferably additional APICS qualification.
7+ years Procurement (Strategic Sourcing) and Supplier Relationship Management experience in a manufacturing environment.
Extensive knowledge in Market Research and Commodity Management (Metals, Plastics, Resin, Chemicals, Packaging) in any large scale manufacturing environment.
Proven experience of MRP systems, preferably SAP experience.
Proven MS Office skills, to generate; documents, spreadsheets, graphs, presentations, project schedules.
Strong analytical skills to aide quantitative decision making.
Ability to effectively present projects, status, etc. to all levels including directors & site management.
Proven understanding of legal agreements.
Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / /
The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.
Key words; procurement, logistics, supplier quality, supplier management, vendor management, negotiation, SAP, ERP, manufacturing suppliers, Galway, Clare, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Connaught.