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Sourcing Manager

Jefferson Wells
Closing date
3 Aug 2021

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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

Interested? Apply to the vacancy directly or contact Chloe on for more information.
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