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Manufacturing & Production

Job Description

Procurement Specialist is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based client. This role will manage the procurement process, including leading sourcing events, negotiations and supplier management. This position will work in close collaboration with relevant site stakeholders.

Role of this position

  • Obtain approval at EMEA/Global level for sourcing decisions being recommended under area/s of responsibility.
  • Work closely with internal customers during tendering, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes.
  • Optimise supplier base to deliver improved quality and cost of service.
  • Develop plans for key local suppliers with application of appropriate sourcing strategy for spend category.
  • Negotiate contracts with new and existing vendors, ensuring contract terms achieve benefit to the organisation and govern the long-term relationship with the supplier. Obtain internal concurrence.
  • Ensure legal review approval is obtained in advance of any contract commitment.


  • Degree qualification in an engineering, science, business, or supply chain discipline.
  • Minimum 5 yrs industry experience in a strategic sourcing or procurement function.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

Please call Mike Morrissey today for further information on 021-429 7536 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

Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900