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Procurement Manager

Location: Connaught
Reference no. : 1624
Date added: 01/10/2019
Salary: €Neg



Procurement Manager


The Procurement Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring the company exceeds Customer expectations through the delivery of best in class Procurement execution. Based at the company&rsquos Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Fulfilment Center, Galway City.  This role is to ensure that inventory is in place to support and exceed Production configuration and Customer demands or expectations. Leading supplier management and coordinating with Buyers as appropriate to ensure alignment across regions. Acts as the key point of interface between Demand Planning, Sourcing, Supply Planning and Suppliers and effectively communicates to ensure execution of the Supply Plan. Drives OTD performance and Inventory turns improvements through Supply Chain best practice underpinned by strong professional relationships with HID BU and Contract Manufacturing partners.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Lead and monitor the execution of the P2P and tactical procurement processes, in compliance with global and regional standards, in procuring materials and services for both internal and external suppliers.

Oversee the effective delivery of end-to-end service globally ensuring the proper execution of the P2P process: from requisition handling, to PO placement and tracking, to PO changes, to PO close. 

Analyse key component/material consumption and make suitable recommendations to Demand or Supply Planning highlighting exceptions and opportunities for improvement as appropriate.

Devise and implement strategies for buying commodities from supplier. Analyse global demands for the assigned commodities. Command proficiency in commodities and buying processes and update as required.

Assess, evaluate and suggest reliable commodity suppliers. Implement and Advise management on purchases. Interface between suppliers and operational team on buying processes.

Contribute towards ensuring that integration of new, replacement and obsolete products, as well as the integration of new businesses are managed using best practice business methods.

Review and maintain data integrity on material including BOMs, Routings, Item Master and lead-times.

Coach team members in successfully delivering procurement execution services.

Ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and Ways of Working, as documented and maintained by Procurement, Supply Planning and Demand Planning as defined by SOP&rsquos within Agile, in the delivery of all services provided.

Ensure all activities take place in accordance with corporate policies and processes, defined governance and delegations of authority, ethics and compliance policy, as well as external laws and regulations.

Exhibit behaviours in leading the team (in the absence of Procurement Manager) and engaging with external stakeholders.

Team Supervision & Coaching, providing SME coaching and supervision to team members. 

Provide performance feedback on team members to team members and inform the Procurement Manager and the Global Procurement leadership, indicating areas of proficiency, opportunities for development, and areas for intervention. 

Deliver high level execution through robust planning, ongoing coaching, and effective interventions. 

Supervise team in the successful transition of activities to standard procedures and central delivery, where required. 

Other duties may be assigned as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience          

BA/BS degree in Engineering, Accounting, Business Administration or closely related field

Professional PSCM qualification (CPSM or MCIPS or equivalent)

5+ years concurrent experience in a Manufacturing / Distribution Operation

Excellent project management skills, PSCM Competencies.

Previous experience with MRP replenishment systems is required.

Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform and produce results in multifunctional teams is required.

Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills required

Must present a positive and cooperative attitude.

Experience with leading projects is required certified PMP is a plus

Must be comfortable speaking with and presenting to all levels of management

Must be able to work with minimum supervision

Knowledge of ISO9001 or other similar business systems

Experience with Six Sigma and / or Lean concepts is desired.

Computer Skills     

Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.

In particular ability to manipulate data with Excel &ndash Lookup, Pivots, Concat & Macro&rsquos

Familiar with Oracle or similar ERP system

Familiar with Agile system or similar PLM system

Work Requirements

Compliance to all relevant company policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.

Travel and fieldwork including international travel may be required therefore employee must possess or can acquire a valid passport.

Must be legally eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland.

For further information, please contact our office on 093 41932 or e-mail your cv to us at jobs@bdr.ie



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