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Commodity Manager (EMEA)

Title : Commodity Manager (EMEA) profile
Sector : Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials
Location : Nationwide
Reference : CW120583
Contact : Conor Twomey
Office : Shannon
Tel : +353 21 4297422
Email : ctwomey@careerwise.ie

Job Description

COMMODITY MANAGER required by CareerWise Recruitment for our medical device client in the Midlands. The COMMODITY MANAGER is responsible for supporting the Directory of External Manufacturing in driving procurement strategies for Purchased Finished Goods (PFG’s), and the tactical supplier management in improving supplier KPI’s and delivering supplier cost reductions.

Role of this position

  • Reporting to the Director of External Manufacturing in the Global Procurement team.
  • Negotiating, drafting and implementation of supplier contracts.
  • Manage supply chain to ensure continuity of supply for PFG’s.
  • Develop and implement supplier scorecards, and conduct supplier quarterly reviews with key suppliers.
  • Develop strategies for supplier consolidation.
  • Drive inventory reductions, through supplier MOQ negotiations and driving lean methodologies with key suppliers.
  • Drive annualised cost reduction projects – proven track required to support this.
  • Assure qualified suppliers are identified for all components and services. Work with existing suppliers to improve performance or identify alternate suppliers to maintain supplier base.
  • Work cross functionally to manage the operations process between Demand and Supply planning for assigned products.
  • Work cross functionally with the product development team to streamline the new product development process and minimize lead time to market. Participate in design reviews to insure manufacturability of the product.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to our customers, and distributors.
  • Work closely to assure contract manufacturers and freight forwarders are able to efficiently execute to support domestic and international sales.
  • Manage systems to maintain records of product distribution.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 7 year’s experience.
  • Experience in managing Contract Manufacturers and experience of working with suppliers in APAC
  • Possess a working understanding of international shipping and customs regulations.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Outstanding computer skills including MRP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and the Internet.
  • Highly competent with Operations and Supply Chain functionality of ERP systems like SAP Business One.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and critical thinking skills.

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment is recognised by many of the major indigenous and multinationals companies to be one of Irelands leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firms. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway and Dublin. Supporting Business Demands & Growth since 1999 CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your CV to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will be respected at all times.


 

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Commodity Manager (EMEA)

Title : Commodity Manager (EMEA) profile
Sector : Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials
Location : Nationwide
Reference : CW120583
Contact : Conor Twomey
Office : Shannon
Tel : +353 21 4297422
Email : ctwomey@careerwise.ie

Job Description

COMMODITY MANAGER required by CareerWise Recruitment for our medical device client in the Midlands. The COMMODITY MANAGER is responsible for supporting the Directory of External Manufacturing in driving procurement strategies for Purchased Finished Goods (PFG’s), and the tactical supplier management in improving supplier KPI’s and delivering supplier cost reductions.

Role of this position

  • Reporting to the Director of External Manufacturing in the Global Procurement team.
  • Negotiating, drafting and implementation of supplier contracts.
  • Manage supply chain to ensure continuity of supply for PFG’s.
  • Develop and implement supplier scorecards, and conduct supplier quarterly reviews with key suppliers.
  • Develop strategies for supplier consolidation.
  • Drive inventory reductions, through supplier MOQ negotiations and driving lean methodologies with key suppliers.
  • Drive annualised cost reduction projects – proven track required to support this.
  • Assure qualified suppliers are identified for all components and services. Work with existing suppliers to improve performance or identify alternate suppliers to maintain supplier base.
  • Work cross functionally to manage the operations process between Demand and Supply planning for assigned products.
  • Work cross functionally with the product development team to streamline the new product development process and minimize lead time to market. Participate in design reviews to insure manufacturability of the product.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to our customers, and distributors.
  • Work closely to assure contract manufacturers and freight forwarders are able to efficiently execute to support domestic and international sales.
  • Manage systems to maintain records of product distribution.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 7 year’s experience.
  • Experience in managing Contract Manufacturers and experience of working with suppliers in APAC
  • Possess a working understanding of international shipping and customs regulations.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Outstanding computer skills including MRP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and the Internet.
  • Highly competent with Operations and Supply Chain functionality of ERP systems like SAP Business One.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and critical thinking skills.

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment is recognised by many of the major indigenous and multinationals companies to be one of Irelands leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firms. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway and Dublin. Supporting Business Demands & Growth since 1999 CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your CV to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will be respected at all times.


 

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