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Senior Buyer


Collins Mcnicholas Recruitment


Oranmore and Shannon , Galway


Senior Buyer required with 8 years experience across sourcing, planning, engineering or. manufacturing process development. Galway and Shannon. Responsibilities. Aligns local activities with Corporate Sourcing strategy for all related commodities and procedures. Implements global commodity and supplier strategies to achieve challenging year-over-year cost reduction results through supplier collaboration and competition. Works closely with all functions, particularly with supply chain, Engineering, Operations and other key internal customers. Creates project plans, implementation strategies, and executes plans. Performs sophisticated analyses of market dynamics. Internal/External customer focus to address complex issues. Helps to devise and implement improvement strategies to processes, procedures and project flow in Sourcing. Investigates and analyzes supplier’s financial condition, technical competence, facilities and production techniques to ensure adequate supplier capacity and capability. Develops contingency plans for assigned commodities and/or strategic suppliers. Negotiate prices and follow competitive bidding procedures when necessary to ensure the lowest total cost for specific materials, interacting with other departments when necessary. Reviewing requisitions and conferring with departments regarding requirements, specifications, quantity and quality of merchandise, and delivery requirements. Recommending alternate suppliers where a savings in cost or improved delivery will result. 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 of which 5 of these should be in a senior position. with a strong understanding of Purchasing tools and best practices. Experience in Medical Device field preferred. For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our consultants to discuss all the latest jobs! This job originally appeared on

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164 days ago