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Creganna Medical

Global Category Manager

Creganna Medical

  • Galway / Galway city
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 31/08/2012
  • Nicola Walsh
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Based in Galway, leading a cross functional global team across Creganna Tactx’s site network, build and manage a supply base using a strategic sourcing approach. Maximize corporate purchasing levera

 

Based in Galway, leading a cross functional global team across Creganna Tactx’s site network, build and manage a supply base using a strategic sourcing approach. Maximize corporate purchasing leverage and manage supplier relationships to achieve best price, quality and service with managed risk and optimized working capital.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross functional, multi-site team to manage and optimise the designated categories of materials
  • Formulate and implement a business wide strategy for sourcing a reliable, flexible and cost effective supply chain for the materials
  • Reduce supplier fragmentation and establish a controlled sourcing process
  • Select and negotiate with suppliers to agree appropriate terms
  • Execute Service Level Agreements and  Contracts/Supply Agreements as necessary to support the sourcing process
  • Lead Supplier Relationship Management Activities, including periodic strategic reviews, supplier development activities, and inter-business improvement projects.
  • On an ongoing basis develop and implement strategies to improve supplier lead times
  • Ensure that global spend and potential is leveraged across suppliers to minimise cost
  • Looking across the category supply chain, minimize total inventory and maximize cash flow
  • Track monthly metrics & monitor the cost, schedule attainment and performance factors of suppliers
  • Research and develop new and innovative sources of supply.
  • Promote and embed best sourcing practice and continuous improvement mentality
  • Work with colleagues such as quality, engineering, product development to support new product launches and identify and execute cost savings projects
Requirements:

  • Third level qualification in technical or business related field.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in similar strategic procurement/sourcing role in a manufacturing industry. Specific metals category knowledge preferred.
  • Possessing technical competence, a  high level of commercial awareness and able to translate strategy into action
  • Strong leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to promote change within an organization. Capable of leading and coordinating a cross functional team of remotely located, multicultural professionals.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and supplier management skills
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative and has the ability to effectively organize, multi-task and prioritize.

Ref: 792790
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