Procurement Commodity Engineer

A leading healthcare manufacturer based in Dublin are looking to increase their procurement team in order to support a new product introduction. Sitting in the organisations Global HQ this role will be responsible for direct procurement for the site.

The Role

  • Reporting directly into the Head of procurement this role will lead the site procurement productivity program in cost reduction initiatives to achieve business targets
  • Driving material cost reductions through collaboration with strategic procurement
  • Negotiating with key suppliers when needed in order to both build the relationships and in turn reduce overall material costs
  • Building and maintaining relationships with senior management and supervisors on site to ensure effective communication around procurement activities at all times
  • Developing and driving agreements with external stakeholders to ensure productivity for commodities that are deemed priority for the site
  • Working closely with all other procurement functions to implement changes in the supply base in order to reduce costs and drive efficiencies
  • Conducting and analysing competitive exercises for sourcing activities in other to obtain the most efficient solution to the organisation while ensuring quality supply at all times
  • Engaging with suppliers in order to develop the relationship in order to reduce total direct material costs
  • Managing the product life cycle program with suppliers in order to support new product introductions

The Person

  • All applicants must be degree qualified within an engineering/manufacturing discipline
  • At least 3+ years’ experience managing a manufacturing category with a strong technical knowledge
  • Strong business acumen with extensive negotiations experience
  • A lean focused individual with experience implementing cost savings within the procurement function
  • Strong influencing capabilities with experience building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

The Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Flexitime

To learn more, apply online or contact Paul McDonogh on +353 1 6321882 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: On Application Location: Dublin North