Buyer - Direct Materials

Posted 29 November 2019
LocationDublin, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife Sciences & Engineering Technologies, Supply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
ContactGary Meade

Job description

A world leading Medical Device organisation based in North Dublin are looking to increase their procurement team, focusing on the direct materials categories. Their manufacturing site has lean operations and is in a state of continuous improvement and rapid growth.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Procurement and working within a team of 8 professionals, you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 30 suppliers based in the US & Europe with a spend of €15-20 million per annum
  • Source and qualify new suppliers coupled with a strong emphasis on developing strong working relations with established suppliers within the network will be a key requirement
  • PO management experience - expediting, confirming & scheduling PO's are a key focus
  • Monitor key metrics such as cost and quality, supplier delivery, and evaluate service on a regular basis to test completeness

The Person

  • 5 years' experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of leading procurement tools, processes, methods and reporting techniques
  • Experience in commodity management
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong analytical / problem solving ability
  • Dynamic team player that can work proactively on cross functional teams

The Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Parking

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Gary Meade at HRM on +35321 4511195