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Matrix Recruitment is working with a key  client,  who are a leading medical device company based in Westmeath. They are  seeking to hire a Commodity Manager to join their team. This position is a 1 yeat fixed term contract.

The Commodity Manager will be responsible for establishing and implementing strategic plans for the Supply management.  You will also be responsible for the up keep of a supply base ensuring materials are delivered in a time-efficient manner and within the company’s budget.  You will work as part of a team and report to the Director of Global Sourcing.

SALARY: €60-€65K

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  • You will be responbile for the management of commerical relationships to ensure there is a readily supply available for the manufacture of products .
  • Manage and introduce sourcing plans for commodities in support of continuous operations.
  • Organise and execute reviews for contract agreements and to evaluate the performance of suppliers and establish improvement plans for key suppliers.
  • Supports continuous managment of risk assessments and business reviews.
  • Establish Early Supplier Involvement Programs to improve standards and lower costs.
  • Liaise with investors within manufacturing both internal and external, Quality, Engineering and Supply Chain to form and carry out business opportunities and resolve situations in a professional manner.
  • Frequent reporting on key subjects to senior management.
  • Examine data to identify opportunites and follow through with decisions to drive the company.
  • Support procedures monthly SBR Schedule reporting, S&OP reporting, monthly PPV reporting, semi-annual risk assessments and semi-annual sourcing team off-sites etc.
  • Manage and ensure conformity across the supply base as fitting e.g BAA/TAA, RoHS, C-TPAT, Dodd-Frank, REACH, etc.

What we are looking for

  • Masters or Bacherlors degree in Engineering / Business/Supply Chain .
  • 5-7 years experience in purchasing management within a multinational manufacturing environment.
  • Sourcing/Supplier management of multiple suppliers, negotiating contracts and establishing a second-source supply base.
  • Knowledge and experience in an ongoing deadline driven environment with a proven recording of cost reductions and savings annually.
  • Technical knowledge of medical devices and able to understand complex items related to customer and equipment specifications.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and a combining style of work to achieve results.
  • Experiece with MS Office i.e. Advanced Excel, Word, Power Point and Access.Oracle eperience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Travel requirements (international & domestic) – between 10% to 20%.
  • Six Sigma/Lean certification, professional certification (CPSM, CSCP, CPM, CPIM).


For more information on this role please contact Breda on 0906490485 or email your cv for consideration.



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Recruitment Consultant: Breda Dooley

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