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Category Sourcing Expert


Seeking- Category Sourcing Expert

12 Months

Hybrid- Dublin

As a Category Sourcing Expert you will be responsible for handling the company’s end to end sourcing operations within the ancillary products (cell site racks & cable management, tools & tool repair, etc.) within the NI&P Sourcing team. The successful candidate will be able to appraise and improve sourcing activities by analyzing the company’s spending, building supplier partnerships and by identifying new savings opportunities.

Skills & Competencies

  • 6+ years of sourcing experience preferable in the electronic manufacturing industry or the telecommunications industry.
  • Proven track record as a sourcing expert – be able to demonstrate activities and results
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgment
  • Operate with internal & external stakeholders in a matrix environment
  • Strong Presentation skills. Be able to present to senior management.
  • Contracting experience – drafting, negotiating and execution
  • Demonstrate creative thinking – solving problems by thinking outside of the box.
  • Strong project management and leadership skills – be able to interface with global colleagues and be able to meet target dates/milestone task timeframes.
  • Ability to build and sustain positive networking relationships
  • Comfortable with figures and analyzing/interpreting data. Proficient in excel/powerpoint and reporting tools.
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems (SAP an advantage)
  • Attention to detail for project management and for task completion is essential
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, business administration or other appropriate qualification

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Category Sourcing Expert