Site Procurement Engineering Lead with procurement experience in an electro-mechanical / manufacturing environment required by medical devices multinational in North Dublin


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in Engineering or related Science discipline
  • 8+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a Procurement Engineering role within an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Broad-based commodity experience – suppliers, materials, technologies, manufacturing processes – across a range of commodities
  • Solid financial reporting capabilities, being able to collate and analyze large amounts of data for decision making and reporting
  • Experience of operating as part of a site cross-functional team
  • Experience managing stakeholder relationships
  • Experience reporting up to senior management level
  • Excellent oral communications, business writing and presentation skills
  • Willing to travel up to 10%
  • 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
  • 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


  • Lead and devel the Site Productivity Program, driving achievement of key cost targets and reporting to senior management levels
  • Develop an active pipeline of Productivity ideas to achieve annual objectives
  • Participate in negotiations and value engineering initiatives with suppliers to reduce costs
  • Work with Commodity Management to identify and implement supplier changes to reduce costs, improve performance and optimize parts/supplier allocations
  • Conduct RfQ competitive exercises to identify lowest TCoO sources for the business
  • Project manage major part resourcing activities in a structured and controlled manner
  • Promote the use of Early Supplier Involvement through DtC (design to cost) and DfMA (design for manufacturing & assembly) approaches with suppliers and design teams
  • Support NPI and engineering design change activities to optimize part/technology/supplier decisions
  • Identify supplier risk situations and work with site functions and Commodity Management to implement risk mitigation strategies
  • Contribute to the overall performance improvement of the supply base

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