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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

A Strategic Sourcing Specialist is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Limerick based medical device manufacturing client on a 12 month contract role.

Role of this position

  • Establish proactive communication to the Planning Organization, manage supplier

partnerships & contribute positively to the efficiency of Supply Chain.
  • Ensure Supplier Performance is adhered to against set goals.
  • Partner with Supplier Quality to ensure alignment on supplier management processes.
  • Champion annual productivity improvements by leading internal & joint supplier teams pursuing cost reduction opportunities in alignment with sourcing strategy.
  • Upgrade supplier skills (transparent cost management, lean practises, emerging technologies, etc.).
  • Assist in managing supplier capabilities including but not limited to capacity planning, tooling and resource investments including inventory management.


  • BS Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Operations Management, or related field.
  • APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) or CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification a plus.
  • 1 - 3 years relevant experience in a logistics/supply chain role within a high-volume

manufacturing environment Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 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