Supply Chain Site Sourcing Lead


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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Peter Muldoon

Supply Chain Site Sourcing Lead

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Job ID: JOB-13150

Supply Chain Site Sourcing Lead

We are looking to speak with experienced Supply Chain Professionals about this great new job opportunity in Galway/Shannon with one of our industry leading clients. Our client, a leader in the medical device industry, are looking to attract a Site Sourcing Lead on a permanent basis. This company stands out for their culture, exceptional career development pathways and unrivalled rewards and recognition packages.

Apply to us to find out more about this great job opportunity in Supply Chain in Galway/Shannon and we can talk through if it’s the right job for you. Based in Galway/Shannon this role is commutable from Clare and Limerick.

Job Summary

  • Responsible to develop and lead local sourcing department on all supplier related issues while complying with all corporate procedures and guidelines.
  • Will ensure all ERP data is complete and MRP messages are managed in a timely manner to support sales and production needs.
  • Drives lowest overall total cost to meet Operations’ requirements.
  • Effectively communicates with Global Sourcing, Suppliers, Marketing, Sales, Quality, Operations, Accounts Payable and Engineering to ensure excellent customer service to the organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and motivate a multi-skilled purchasing team.
  • Manage buyer workloads to best support business requirements.
  • Develop priorities for each team member. Provide frequent feedback through scheduled1:1s and   routine check-ins.  
  • Evaluate purchasing team skill sets using Pathways. Develop PDPs with each team member.  
  • Manage & communicate any supply risks with key stakeholders Planning, Operations, Global Sourcing, Finance, Quality.
  • Assist in resolution of supply risk.
  • Manage site Sourcing / Purchasing KPIs. RCA negative trends.  
  • Optimize raw material, packaging & intercompany raw material.
  • Manage integrity of supplier master data
  • Interact with all business parts to drive process opportunities & effectiveness across the company.
  • Lean out processes and execute cost savings initiatives using ZOML approved problem solving approach.
  • Lead all supplier leadtime, inventory & cost reduction programs within the site.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation. Provide input into quarterly projections.  
  • Own monthly financial updates for RM, packaging & intercompany inventory levels.
  • Report PPV monthly.
  • Optimize analytical & reporting processes and systems within the site.
  • Identify and drive projects to align with strategic direction of ZOML
  • Align local activities with Corporate Sourcing strategy for all related commodities and procedures.
  • Implement global commodity and supplier strategies within the site to achieve challenging year-over-year cost reduction results.
  • Ensure company profitability is maximized through the development and the use of the state-of-the-art purchasing, manufacturing, planning and inventory philosophies and methods.
  • Foster cooperation and effective communications between Sourcing and other functions within and outside the organization.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the “essential functions” for purposes of the ADA.

Expected Areas of Competence (i.e. KSAs)

  • Must have had at minimum 3 years’ experience sourcing management with a strong understanding of Purchasing tools and best practices.
  • Project management and team building skills. Acts as a change agent
  •  Advanced knowledge in control procedures, such as the Supplier Change Notification  process, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Engineering Specifications, Inspection Criteria and Work Instructions
  • Demonstrates ownership of and ability to lead projects with a broad scope and high level of complexity and able to prioritize and complete work in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Demonstrates advanced problem solving skills through the use of quality and statistical tools.
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and verbal communication exhibiting a high level technical expertise, tact and discretion, and keeps management appropriately informed

Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, accounting or other business discipline (MBA preferred).  
  • Minimum 8 years of sourcing, planning, engineering or manufacturing process development experience.
  • Experience in Medical Device field preferred.

Travel Requirements

  • Up to 10%

For more information on this role in Galway/Shannon please contact Peter Muldoon on 086 0462367


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Supply Chain Site Sourcing Lead

Peter Muldoon

Role Type Permanent
Contact Peter Muldoon
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