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Strategic Supply Chain Buyer

  • Antrim
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 11/01/2017
  • Sara McDonnell
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Terumo BCT Ltd Larne manufactures a range of sterile fluids for human and veterinary use. The successful candidate will manage the procurement and supply of direct materials to support the factory production plan, deliver cost & inventory reduction programmes to positively impact the business.



Strategic Supply Chain Buyer

(Ref No:  16/21)

(Salary: Negotiable + Bens)


Duties will include:

  • Manage a portfolio of vendors across different commodity groups to drive continuous improvement within the Terumo BCT supply chain

  • Implement effective category management strategies for direct and indirect material procurement

  • Identify opportunities to achieve positive PPV & cost savings

  • Manage tendering process for new product development

  • Conduct weekly supplier management business reviews

  • Develop & manage forecasting processes within the supply base

  • Utilise SAP to generate supply chain reporting information

  • Ensure accurate pricing and supply data is maintained on SAP

  • Manage SAP master data to optimize supply chain efficiencies

  • Manage New Product Introduction projects

  • Manage commercial issues within the supply base

  • Develop strong business relationships with other internal functions

  • Define & introduce a consolidated approach to freight management


Applicants must possess:

  • A degree in Business, Management or a suitably related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Strong cost analysis and data analysis experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative


In addition the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Membership of CIPS
  • Experience gained within a manufacturing environment along with an understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience of using SAP, including data extraction & reporting
  • Ability to travel to supplier locations as and when required

If you would like to apply for this role, please  send an up-to-date copy of your CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below- quoting ref: 16/21, before the closing date/time of 2.00 pm, Friday 20th Jan 2017.  


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