Strategic Sourcing Lead (Global Supply Chain)
Job Ref : HKSBV1504/NM-19/SSLM
Crumlin Co. Antrim (with domestic and international travel)
£Excellent DOE
If you have experience of sourcing in complex global markets, this is a fantastic opportunity to support the success of a company that is dedicated to improving healthcare on a global scale.
Our client researches and develops innovative, high quality solutions designed to make diagnostic testing more accurate. Due to ongoing expansion, they are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Lead to join their team in Crumlin.
In this newly created role, you will have the chance to make a positive impact on our client’s sourcing activities on an international scale.
As the Strategic Sourcing Lead, you will drive our client’s global sourcing strategy to identify new materials and suppliers that will meet our client’s manufacturing needs.
Building strong relationships across the business, you will manage key sourcing activities for business projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget.
You will develop and build a strong network of global suppliers, lead supplier verifications and audits and prepare and send RFQs for sourcing projects.
As part of your role, you will be occasionally required to undertake domestic and international travel.
To be considered, you will need:
– At least two years’ experience in a similar sourcing role, including sourcing in complex global markets
– Supplier and contract management experience
– Experience of delivering within a manufacturing environment
– The proven ability to negotiate in complex markets
– Mechanical and/or technical skills, including the ability to read technical diagrams and drawings to determine product specifications
– Strong reporting skills
– Strong cross-cultural communication skills
– The ability to undertake domestic and international travel
Analytical and detail-oriented, as the Strategic Sourcing Lead, you will have excellent interpersonal, presentation and relationship-building skills. You’ll also be decisive, driven and able to work autonomously.
Project management experience would be beneficial to your application.
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Additional Keywords: Strategic Sourcing Lead, Global Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain Manager, International Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Global Procurement Manager, Buying Manager, Senior Purchasing Manager.