Procurement Specialist

2022-04-27 16:16:292049-09-25Team Horizon
Job TypePermanent
LocationCastlebar, Mayo
AreaMayoMayoIrelandCastlebar, Mayo
SectorProcurementSupply Chain
Start Date
AdvertiserDarcy Ainscough-Denton
Telephone+353 1 574 6266
Job Ref2447
Job Views281
Description
Project Procurement Specialist – Team Horizon
We are seeking applications for an experienced Procurement Specialist to join our client who is a leading pharmaceutical company in Co Mayo.
Why you should apply:
  • This is a challenging opportunity and a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people.
  • Joining our client means joining a team that you can truly learn from!
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers.
  • You are ambitious and desire a career with an innovative forward-thinking company.
 
What you will be doing:
  • Deliver ‘best in class’ performance through professional, competitive, and efficient buying processes, controls and systems
  • Effectively respond the procurement needs, by identifying the risks and opportunities
  • Continuously seek innovative solutions to improve the business units’ competitive edge.
  • Act as an interface between the various operations, project, and category personnel
  • Negotiate, prepare, and approve external agreements whilst ensuring the defined objectives of the Procurement department as well the customer contract requirements are met and implemented
  • Track and actively participate in all stages of Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s) to final stages
  • Drive Value Improvement initiatives
  • Ensure contracts are in place and negotiations are scheduled at optimal times in-order to continue to drive cost savings.
  • Work with systems data on actual purchases to develop tactical plans to capture value as well as align with partner strategies and apply local / regions supply agreements.
  • Develop tactical plans to capture value as well as align with partner strategies
  • Utilise available e-Sourcing tools.
  • Challenge inefficiencies, process deviations and strategy deviations
  • Focus on delivery and sustainable competitive advantage for the Business Partner
  • Persuade others through effective communication skills – both oral and written
What you need to apply:
  • A solid background in purchasing, ideally in a highly regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience with direct procurement of raw materials
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Be able to demonstrate pricing and cost analysis skills
  • Proven track record in sourcing and productivity improvement and incorporate project management
  • The ability to prepare annual budgetary information and data
  • Strong communication skills including working with multicultural and multifunctional departments.
  • Perform Supplier contract reviews and supplier mapping
  • Perform tendering processes and implementation of new contracts
  • Review supplier agreements
  • Be able to offer solutions and act with speed and courage
  • Chemistry degree advantageous
  • Green Belt qualifications an advantage
 
What is on offer:
  • Pension
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Up to 29 Days Holidays
  • A great sense of community
  • Opportunity to join employee programmes
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