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Sourcing Specialist (1 - 3 Yrs Exp.)






STRATEGIC SOURCING SPECIALIST with 1 - 3 years of experence required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multinational manufacturing client in Limerick. 6 month contract on offer. The STRATEGIC SOURCING SPECIALIST will be responsible for preparing requsite materials to support engagements with Suppliers, including; activities to identify and assess suppliers per category strategies, monitoring and reporting on supplier performance and developing reports to assist in Supplier Management. THE ROLE: * Help develop supplier's capabilities and oversee the commercial relationship. They will partner with suppliers in managing KPI's relating to quality, service/reliability and total cost. * Prepare and analyise data for the preparation of engagements with Suppliers. * Perform the role of Supplier Relationship Manager across selected suppliers. * Establish close working relationships with other functions, in particular supplier quality, engineering and operations to drive improved Supplier performance. * Establish proactive communication to the Planning Organization, manage supplier partnerships & contribute positively to the efficiency of Supply Chain. * Ensure alignment to the strategic direction provided by the source leadership team. * Champion annual productivity improvements by leading internal & joint supplier teams pursuing cost reduction opportunities in alignment with sourcing strategy. * Upgrade supplier skills (transparent cost management, lean practises, emerging technologies, etc.) * Chair and minute business / scorecard reviews. * Assist in managing supplier capabilities including but not limited to capacity planning, tooling and resource investments including inventory management. * Develop an expertise in the business needs and capabilities for major spend categories or key business processes. Keep up with supply market trends, supplier economics, and best practice sourcing. * Analyze overall system capabilities in support of the supply chain. * Ensure training and compliance to relevant company procedures. REQUIREMENTS: * Minimum of 1 - 3 years relevant experience in a logistics/supply chain role within a high volume manufacturing environment. * Experience in Operations, Logistics, Planning, and Forecasting. * Analyticaly absorb information & solve complex problems quickly. * Advanced in excel and Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications. * BS Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Operations Management or related field. * APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) or CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification a plus. * Project management experience a plus. * Lean / continuous improvement skills a plus. Please call Conor Twomey today for further information on 021 4297422 or email: CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence. Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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240 days ago