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Sourcing Specialist

Manpower Ireland
Closing date
17 May 2024

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Manufacturing, Purchasing
Job Type

Sourcing Specialist
Full Time Onsite
Location Galway

Are you passionate about driving cost savings and maximising business opportunities through strategic sourcing and procurement? Join our client's dynamic team as a Sourcing Specialist and collaborate closely with managers and cross-functional teams to achieve our clients company goals.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Qualification or relevant industry-related experience, with a background in supply chain or sourcing preferred.
  • Proven track record of supplier evaluation, negotiation, and selection.
  • Strong organisational and administration skills.
  • Ability to absorb technical product information.
  • Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; experience with SAP ERP highly desirable.
  • Flexible and proactive attitude with an ability to think strategically.
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work to agreed time scales and deadlines.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct strategic sourcing of products and global procurement activities.
  • Negotiate pricing, deals, contracts, and delivery schedules with suppliers.
  • Identify, evaluate, and capitalise on opportunities to reduce sourcing costs and enhance our product offerings.
  • Perform regular market and spend analysis to drive cost savings and supplier improvements.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure high-quality and cost-effective solutions.
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to develop business and maximise opportunities.
  • Manage tender enquiries and lead negotiations of contracts.
  • Work within a dynamic team to achieve company objectives.

If you're ready to make an impact and drive success in sourcing and procurement, apply now to or call me at 01-6455210


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