He/she will be responsible for developing & executing optimal commodity & sourcing strategies. What you'll be undertaking . Providing strategic influence while building value-add relationships with engaged 3rd party suppliers. Influences respective internal stakeholders to increase sourcing efficiency. Promotes a balanced (year-on-year) value improvement for all aspects of quality, service & cost. Manages supplier performance & identifies Value Improvement Program's to improve TCO accordingly. Gain optimal balance between collaborative engagement & competitive pressure to ensure maximum value. Negotiates value improvements and manages optimal supplier contracts. Assists in the Supplier Stratification activities and develops capability roadmaps in areas like : Supplier Engineering and Commodity Management as part of the Commodity Strategy. Manages supplier relationships in line with the company Commodity Strategy. Interacts with Site Operational Procurement Teams. Owns annual budget process for assigned suppliers as well as crisis or systematic issue resolution. Establish early, new supplier involvement to achieve development performance goals. Establish & supports a work environment of improvement that supports Quality Policy, QMS etc. Ensure all employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented. Gathers Market Intelligence and trends for the Commodity and Sub-Commodities. Define, build and plan alignment on Commodity Strategy for assigned commodity. Identifies risks within the commodity & works with stakeholders to eliminate mitigating actions. Identification & evaluates new materials or technologies to cover current and potential future requirements. Build alignment between business needs and market dynamics. Identifies insourcing and outsourcing opportunities. Can seek out sourcing strategies in relevant categories that give a sustainable competitive advantage. Establish early involvement to achieve development performance goals, support project timelines, etc. Identifies all suitable suppliers per commodity & region per sample & develops comprehensive database. Works closely with & engages on proactive information sharing with other Global Sourcing Team Members. Develops Should-Cost Models for major sub-commodities. Analyses data and develops tools to manage the Commodity. Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports Quality Policy. Ensure all employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented. What you'll need. Minimum of 3 years Strategic Procurement (Sourcing) & Supplier Relationship Management Experience. Manufacturing exposure required. Hetac Level 8 degree in relevant field essential. Or Hetac Level 8 degree in none related field plus Diploma in relevant field. Proven quantitative abilities e.g. cost modeling, data analysis. Interested . Want to find out more ? For full details please call Colin on 021-4315770 or mail email@example.com. Following your application for this specific role, Sigmar may contact you regarding other positions that we feel you may be suitable for. If you do not wish to be contacted about other opportunities please let us know. For further information please refer to the Privacy Statement on our website. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
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