Job Description

Senior Procurement Engineer Site Productivity Lead

Ref No: AM17648

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Senior Procurement Engineer Site Productivity Lead - North Dublin.

As the Site Productivity Lead, you will be responsible for:
• Leading and developing the Site Productivity Program, driving achievement of key cost targets, and reporting out at senior management levels
• Developing an active pipeline of productivity ideas to achieve annual objectives
• Participating in negotiations and value engineering initiatives with suppliers to reduce costs
• Working with Commodity Management to identify and implement supplier changes to reduce costs, improve performance and optimize parts/supplier allocations
• Conducting RfQ competitive exercises to identify lowest TCoO sources for the business
• Project managing major part resourcing activities in a structured and controlled manner
• Promoting the use of Early Supplier Involvement through DtC (design to cost) and DfMA (design for manufacturing & assembly) approaches with suppliers and design teams
• Supporting NPI and engineering design change activities to optimize part/technology/supplier decisions
• Identifying supplier risk situations and working with site functions and Commodity Management to implement risk mitigation strategies
• Contributing to the overall performance improvement of the supply base

Interested applicants should have solid financial reporting capabilities, being able to collate and analyze large amounts of data for decision making and reporting
An established commercial mindset and the ability to assess and conclude business agreements with suppliers
Strong collaboration, influencing, and project management skills, and the ability to drive supplier change projects with cross-functional partners to conclusion
Proven negotiation and influencing skills with suppliers, with demonstrative results in securing competitive pricing and overall terms and conditions
Record of establishing strong and influential business relationships with internal functions and suppliers to achieve business objectives
Broad-based commodity experience – suppliers, materials, technologies, manufacturing processes – across a range of commodities
Understanding of various supplier manufacturing technologies and processes, supplier controls and industry standards
Experience of conducting supplier evaluation, approval, and onboarding exercises
Driven, self-directing, goal oriented and able to prioritize workload in an agile environment

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related Science discipline (QQI level 8). Consideration may also be given to individuals with a Business, Procurement or Supply Chain degree with demonstrable extensive relevant technical experience.
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment – ideally within a Manufacturing Engineering or Procurement Engineering role
Experience of operating as part of a site cross-functional team, managing stakeholder relationships, and reporting up to senior management level
Excellent oral communications, business writing and presentation skills


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