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Senior Buyer

Job Seekers Ireland Supply Chain & Procurement Medical Device

Job Summary

  • Galway
  • Permanent
  • BBBH823147
  • Jul 25, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

New Opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a leading medical device company. This is a permanent role with hybrid working options.

Working with a globally recognised market leader in the medical device sector, this Senior Buyer will engage with senior-level suppliers, support a large-scale SI&OP process and a complex purchasing portfolio and production planning activities to support the Galway production teams.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Interacts with suppliers to negotiate activities involved with procuring materials and service. Request bids from new suppliers by personal contact and/or phone to ensure the best price for materials
  • Develop strategic working relationships across all supply chain elements (Global Supply Chain, Global Sourcing, Supplier Engineering, Operations, Distribution, Suppliers etc.).
  • Implements cost saving ideas to obtain maximum efficiencies of company funds.
  • Conducts supplier audits by visiting their facility, observing task performance and reviewing procedures to evaluate their capabilities.
  • Identifies invoice discrepancies (e.g., duplicate billing, price differences, quantity errors) by researching process steps and/or interfacing with appropriate departments to resolve the problem.
  • Maintains records of activities (e.g., items/services purchased, costs, delivery, travel patterns, product quality/performance and inventories) to provide accurate information source.
  • Processes purchase requests by accessing database and assigning a number to the order to provide an information source for tracking the order.
  • Drive long-term capacity & supply plans for all products.

Qualifications/Experience

  • 6+ years in a similar role with strong supplier relationship management and negotiating experience.
  • NFQ level 8 degree in Business / Supply Chain or related field is required.
  • Strong Communication Skills with the ability to influence broadly.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Yvonne Mullins
Yvonne Mullins
  • Senior Consultant | Supply Chain Recruitment
  • +353 21 2300 300
  • ymullins@morganmckinley.com