Sourcing Leader - Cytiva (formerly GE Healthcare) Cardiff, CF14 (80% work remote) Duration: ASAP until End of December 2021 £25 per hour
What you'll do
Leading the development & execution of the commodity and local sourcing strategies within the injection mould commodity, delivering a competitive advantage, driving strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and overall supplier performance.
Leading sourcing execution for the plastics commodity including tooling, including full accountability for meeting deflation and on time delivery targets.
Performing cost analysis of components & manufacturing processes used by our suppliers to ensure highest quality at the lowest cost solution.
Monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance and developing improvement plans to ensure business needs are met.
Represent Sourcing in New Product Introduction projects and other Supplier related projects.
Support Product Care activities following the Product Life Cycle.
Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the business needs.
Support activities within the Supplier Risk Management Program improving Security of Supply.
Support transfer projects as appropriate driving actions to conclusions
Experience and Skills needed:
Minimum of 5 years' work experience in a related strategic sourcing role and industry .
3 years' experience with technical depth/knowledge in a plastics commodity, or 3 years of Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience
Prior experience in communicating with external suppliers, and proficiency in negotiating and executing commercial contracts
High level of analytical skills and experience from working in a process and project-oriented environment
Interest in driving process development initiatives
Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of time
Excellent negotiations skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationship
Proven ability to execute and deliver on complex projects requiring cross functional teams and inputs
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