Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development

HERO

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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston
email Caroline@hero.ie

Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development

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Job ID: JOB-12885
Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development

Finding the right company that aligns to your career aspirations and values is so important. I have a superb opportunity with a global diagnostics client with a base in Galway to take on the role of Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development

Description

The Global Supply Chain for this Market Business Unit consists of Manufacturing sites in China, Korea, Japan and Jena, Germany, centralised business services in Philippines, Hong Kong and Galway and the corporate headquarters in Chicago, US. The Supply Chain is responsible for managing the demand and supply of Lateral Flow Diagnostic Tests for HIV, Malaria, Hepatitis C, Flu and Covid 19. This Global Materials leadership role will be primarily responsible for leading the Materials Strategy and execution for this Business Unit. The supply chain is rapidly expanding as we provide product & service responses to many diseases and as we develop our go to Market infrastructure and processes across our target geographies in Africa, APAC, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Lat Am. To ensure we can rapidly expand our Supply Chain capability starting with our Supplier base and Manufacturing facilities we are recruiting Leaders that will help us build the right processes, systems, and organisational capability.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead materials teams across our Manufacturing sites and Global Corporate Category Management groups to deliver IDEM’s service, quality and cost targets.
  • Build the process and organisation capability to define our strategic suppliers and deliver continuous cost, quality and service improvements.
  • Develop clear Global sourcing strategies that decide on insourcing versus outsourcing, support sustainable environmental requirements and anticipate supply risks.
  • Oversight management of all suppliers to ensure that purchased components and sub-assemblies are received at the required service, cost, quantity, and quality levels.
  • Lead global change by ensuring we have standardised approaches across our Manufacturing facilities and are leveraging our SAP system capability and building best in class business processes.
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of all inventories at multiple locations with timely and accurate reporting, inclusive of vendor managed inventory (VMI), supplier consignment, safety stock levels e.t.c., while maximizing working capital
  • Lead Supplier Development strategy and Global Component Engineering function to deliver continuous improvements in both quality and service through deployment of Six Sigma tools and practices, material specification improvements, supplier process capability initiatives, component DFM, supplier lean
  • Lead Supplier Resilience and Business Continuity plan (BCP) for suppliers, working with manufacturing sites and Global Procurement/category teams to define including risk mitigation actions.
  • Integrate with our Research and Development, New Product Introduction (NPI) and Product Management teams on component and product design, material and supplier selection. Be integral part of the NPI team to drive process and phase gate deliverable adherence for materials and supplier development
  • Deliver global reporting and analytical capabilities for the global IDEM and ARDX leadership teams.
  • Develop global organisational capability through having a very clear focus on people development and talent identification and acquisition.
  • Lead the development, deployment and sharing of best practices by leveraging Abbott corporate resources and becoming an integral part of global forums.

EDUCATION

  • 7 years of Materials Managerial experience at a manufacturing site / Global level.
  • Demonstrated capability in global process development and change management
  • SAP deployment and optimisation experience.
  • In depth understanding of current best material practice in terms of process and tools.
  • Excellent presentation skills for reporting to the Executive Leadership team.
  • Travel frequently through APAC 25% and Global 15%.
  • Primary Degree level qualified in a science or engineering discipline.
  • Master’s level qualification would be a distinct advantage.
  • The role is based preferably out of Ireland, but the possible option around positioning in our APAC manufacturing sites.

For further information on this Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development role please contact Caroline on 086-8395531 or email caroline@hero.ie Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/

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Caroline Kingston

JOB-12885

Apply Now

Senior Manager, Global Materials and Supplier Development

Caroline Kingston

Role Type Permanent
Contact Caroline Kingston
email Caroline@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 839 55 31
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