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Boston Scientific Ireland

Buyer - Permanent

Boston Scientific Ireland

  • Cork
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 01/02/2013
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At Boston Scientific, Cork, we are dedicated to improving the quality of people?s lives. We develop innovative ideas that lead to simpler, less traumatic methods of treating d


At Boston Scientific, Cork, we are dedicated to improving the quality of people?s lives. We develop innovative ideas that lead to simpler, less traumatic methods of treating disease and help patients to return to fuller lives sooner.
Job Purpose:
Develop / lead the implementation of sourcing strategies for all items or services within an assigned category to achieve annual productivity improvement while maintaining or improving service levels.
Key Responsibilities:

·         Participates in cross-functional teams to support global supplier evaluation and selection. To optimise company-wideprocurement within the assigned category. Manage and develop suppliers to achieve on-going productivity achievements.
·         Support Strategic Sourcing in developing and implementing sourcing strategies for defined category, to achieve annual productivity improvements while maintaining or improving service levels. Ensure input of assigned plant is provided into category strategy development.
·         Interface with core functions such as quality, engineering, and product developments to support new product launches and drive productivity improvements.
·         Drive compliance within the plant in adherence to the category strategy and approved preferred supplier list.   Achieve spend productivity targets at assigned location within specific category.
·         Analyze and plan products and/or services in support of assigned area(s) at the best possible total cost.  Maintains strong relationships with customers and suppliers for on-going improvements. Measure and track supplier performance.
      Work with Receiving, Accounts Payable and other departments as required to resolve issues, reconcile errors and correct the root cause of problems.
Typical Experience and Education:

Bachelor?s Degree and/or fully APICs qualified with a minimum of 5 years of progressive business experience. Excellent negotiation, communication and customer service skills with an ability to implement new programs. Sourcing experience and specific category knowledge preferred.
The individual should possess broad business perspective, financial acumen and the following characteristics.

Strong working knowledge of Procurement practices, sourcing and supplier selection   and performance. 

 Strong leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to promote change within an organization.

 Strong interpersonal skills along with effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to quickly adapt to new procedures/processes in a matrix organization.Please Apply at:

For Immediate Consideration CLICK HERE to apply via the Boston Scientific Career Network

Ref: 44185
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