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Sourcing Specialist - Raw Materials & QC Lab Supplies

Reference:POR261483 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Procurement Manager

A Sourcing Specialist is required to join a rapidly expanding Global Biopharmaceutical business in Limerick. This is an opportunity to develop your career with an award-winning business that develop life-changing medicines for serious diseases. The Sourcing Specialist will support the planning and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives utilizing the sourcing process for raw materials and QC lab supplies.

The Role

  • Conduct data gathering, support spend analytics, assist in delivering measurable cost savings, and monitor savings against contract.
  • Develop sourcing specifications, requirements and related scope of work
  • Support evaluations through the development of RFQs, RFIs and RFPs and may participate in negotiations.
  • Actively participates in supplier selection and provides data and recommendations to ensure informed selection decisions.
  • Support the supplier on-boarding process while supporting the sourcing/category manager on the creation and negotiation of contracts.
  • Support all vendor management activities which includes,but is not limited to preparing data and measuring supplier performance.

The Person

  • At a minimum, holds Bachelor’s degree plus 5+ or more years of relevant, progressive experience within procurement, to include up to 3 yrs or more experience directly in sourcing role
  • Masters plus 3+ years or more of relevant, progressive experience within procurement, to include up to 1 yr experience directly in a sourcing role
  • Work experience within a biopharmaceutical company preferred
  • Working knowledge of sourcing and procurement, planning, supplier interface and negotiations, systems applications such as Zycus/Ariba, GEP (Contracts Management), Spend Analytics, MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to build consensus, teamwork, and creativity
  • Program management experience and project management experience preferred

For further details please contact; Paula O’Reilly on 087 7094141 or send CV in confidence to