Technical Sourcing Specialist

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You will work as a Technical Sourcing Specialist for our client, a leading medical manufacturing company in Co. Galway

As the Technical Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for the management, selection, qualifying , relationship, , and planning with external suppliers for a number of technical projects. You will work as part of a team across a number of departments, ensuring there is a robust supply that delivers quality products at a competitive price.

This is a 1 year contract (work from home initially)

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage & partner with suppliers to develop business relationships that deliver effective operational control to agreed service levels.
  • Manage supplier component qualification.
  • Manages with suppliers to assure long term stability of supply and cost effectiveness
  • Plan, support and implement projects with suppliers to drive effective supply, cost control and timeline compliance.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure stability of the supply chain, develop & implement risk management processes to ensure no risk of supply.
  • Monitor all component quality levels for projects.
  • Support strategic projects business programs
  • Ensure suppliers product availability through ongoing management of the supply base, risk assessments, contracts, and periodic business reviews with suppliers.
  • Engage with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Finance, Franchise team, Regulatory, etc. to ensure timely delivery of business projects.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of cGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

What are we looking for?

  • 3rd Level Degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience ideally in medical device industry.
  • Experience in finding and qualifying components and suppliers
  • Commodity Management in a technical industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing & developing supplier relationships including contract negotiation.
  • Ideally certified in lean six sigma or green belt.
  • High understanding of Compliance requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) including validation requirements and Regulatory expectations.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems (FDA/ISO) within a regulated environment.
  • Competent user of MS Office tools Access, Excel, Project, Word, Powerpoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Strong leadership, decision-making & problem-solving skills.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 090 6490485 or 0874057840.

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