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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

An Associate Category Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client. Main scope is to manage global and/or regional categories. Identify and engage with internal stakeholders (engineering, operations, and quality) to capture commodity requirements and ensure supplier qualification and quality. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for developing & executing detailed category strategy.
  • Conduct or support negotiations and supplier selection.
  • Responsible for delivering category productivity through price, value analysis (VA) or continuous improvement projects.
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and quarterly supplier reviews for all strategic suppliers within the assign categories.
  • Responsible for leading the Category Transformation Program.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field
  • Min 2 years Procurement Sourcing experience
  • Demonstrate competence in negotiating skills and assessing vendors.
  • Supplier Relationship Management / Supplier Risk Management / Preferred Supplier Selection
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience coordinating, facilitating discussions, consultation and conflict resolution skills
  • Professional communication; both verbal and written are required.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900