Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.
Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.
Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."
The Manager, Strategic Sourcing - Direct Materials (Europe), primary responsibilities are to drive down direct material costs across our family of products, develop and improve strategic partnerships with key suppliers, identify and mitigate supplier quality and delivery risks. Position will ensure compliance with company and division-wide procurement strategies, policies, standards and practices.
Develop and manage strategic business relationships and gain a comprehensive understanding of business requirements to ensure stakeholder objectives are in alignment with sourcing strategies. Identify metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies and work collaboratively with team members to prioritize and drive implementation. This individual will have direct supervisory responsibility and demonstrated results implementing/executing category management strategies/roadmaps, complex contracts, supplier management programs.
Responsible for the overall development, engagement and operational success of the purchasing and sourcing team(s) in Europe accountable for direct material spend.
Must be an influential and valued business partner to company's senior leadership community, influencing upwards one or two levels to help shape business thinking and behaviors. Must be comfortable in and understand the workings of a matrix reporting structure.
Reports to the Director, Direct Materials Sourcing. Partners with peers responsible for Direct Material Spend in other geographic regions.
Primary direction of strategic sourcing team.
Secondary direction of Plant Purchasing Personnel in a Matrix Management Reporting structure.
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