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Strategic Sourcing Lead (Global Supply Chain)

Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
January 07, 2019
Expires on
April 19, 2019
Randox Laboratories - National
Northern Ireland
Crumlin, Antrim
Years of Experience
Career Level
Experienced Hires

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

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Strategic Sourcing Lead (Global supply Chain)

 Following a sustained period of growth, Randox is currently seeking applications for the post of Strategic Sourcing Lead. This newly created role will drive the global sourcing strategy to identify new materials and suppliers to meet the business needs of an innovative manufacturing company.

Key Responsibilities:

• Being mindful of the overall business strategy, you will manage and drive key sourcing activities for business projects ensuring that they are delivered on time and to budget with appropriate risk management.
• Building robust relationships with key stakeholders across the business, including R&D, Manufacturing and New Product Development Project Groups
• Developing and building a strong network of global suppliers with the capability of helping us meet current and future business needs
• Prepare and send RFQ for sourcing projects; conduct bid analysis, negotiations, and contract/supplier development as needed.
• Lead supplier qualifications / certifications for production materials
• Perform supplier audits and verify supplier capability

About you:

• Sourcing experience in complex markets globally.
• Proven capability in negotiating sourcing deals in complex markets.
• Good supplier and contract management experience.
• Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
• Project management experience would be an asset.
• Possess a track record of delivery within a manufacturing environment.
• Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
• Strong presentation and reporting skills.
• Ability to travel extensively to domestic and international locations in order to enhance relations, improve operations, or analyse and remedy supplier issues.
• Mechanical/technical aptitude, including but not limited to, ability to read technical diagrams and drawings to determine product specifications.
• Able to work autonomously and make independent judgments relating to the quality and value of parts and products.
• Excellent verbal, written, and cross-cultural communication skills.
• Mechanical / Technical aptitude, including but not limited to, ability to read technical diagrams and drawings to determine product specifications (desirable).

About Randox:
Randox Laboratories is passionate about improving global health and saving lives through the development of innovative and pioneering products.  Through our commitment and the skill of our people we have grown to be a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology, food security and providing quality solutions to over 145 countries.  In order to serve our growing international markets we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.
Central to the Randox ethos is our drive to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our staff plays a vital role in this aim.
How to apply:
Submit your CV and a detailed cover letter stating why you are applying for this position and how you meet the criteria to:
Please use 19/SSLM on all communications.
Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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