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Procurement Specialist

Supply Chain & Logistics
Tipperary
Adam Cambridge
Temporary
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Job Reference: JO-2101-65517_1609760024

Summary:

Responsibilities:



  • Work closely with internal customers for Direct and Indirect categories during tendering, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes.

  • Identify and advise internal customers and supply management of commercial risks inherent in quotations and purchase orders.

  • Negotiate contracts with new and existing vendors, ensuring contract terms achieve benefit to the organisation and govern the long-term relationship with the supplier. Obtain internal concurrence. Ensure legal review approval is obtained in advance of any contract commitment.

  • Obtaining approval at EMEA/Global level for sourcing decisions being recommended under area/s of responsibility.

  • Support escalation of delivery related issues with suppliers.

  • Define and manage local supplier risk profiles.

  • Support the management of supplier's constraints and capacity related issues.

  • Prepare month end KPI reports, plans completed, savings identified & realised, evaluations completed. Actively lead in-group strategic sourcing initiatives, as directed by the Procurement Lead.

  • Support Material Cost Reduction, Freight cost reduction supplier lead time reduction and supplier partnership development.

  • Optimise supplier base to deliver improved quality and cost of service.

  • Develop plans for key local suppliers with application of appropriate sourcing strategy for spend category.

  • Ensure compliance with the Purchasing Policy and company guidelines.



Requirements:



  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Technical, Manufacturing, Business).

  • Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development.

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt preferred.

  • SAP Experience, Extensive User knowledge and preferably SAP project implementation experience.

  • At least 3 years' experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment including experience in procurement / commercial / contract management.

  • Knowledge and working experience in SAP is essential

  • Knowledge and experience in applying Lean methodologies.



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