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Engineering & Technical

106102 - Associate Sourcing Manager - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Cork
Date: 6/11/2019
Job Reference: 106102
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
Contact Email: fiona@hero.ie

Job Description

Associate Sourcing Manager - Cork - 106102

Associate Sourcing Manager

As a part of our New Product Development Teams you will be responsible for the Sourcing element in these projects.

You will be involved from the initial stages of New Product Introductions - playing a key role right up through commercial launch.

A key part of your role will be to partner with and influence a number of key stakeholders including Project Managers, Design Engineers, Quality Engineer and our Advanced Operations Team.

You will ensure compliance to global sourcing strategies.

You will work very closely with the key suppliers to develop and foster vital relationships!

Who We Want:

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What You Need:

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent PC Literacy (Excel, SharePoint, ERP Systems).
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Strong Business & Financial Acumen.
  • Excellent Communication and Influencing skills.
  • Proven Project Management capability with demonstrated results.
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related field or relevant experience
  • 4 Years experience, of which at least 2+ years in Supply Management with focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development.
  • Knowledge and application of supplier contract strategy, negotiations, contractual terms, and contract administration.
Travel Percentage: 20%
Please contact Fiona Keane at 086 773 8651 or email fiona@hero.ie if you would like more information

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“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

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Engineering Manager 
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“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

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“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

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