Are you passionate about procurement and have a strong background in engineering? Join a leading medical device company as a Procurement Manager for components based in Belgium. This role is well suited to a skilled professional able to manage the procurement of crucial components and collaborate closely with the engineering team, to drive excellence in product offerings. This company are committed to quality and innovation and are continuously expanding to meet the evolving needs of the healthcare sector. As a Procurement Manager for components, you will play a pivotal role in sourcing and managing the acquisition of critical components that form the backbone of advanced medical devices. Collaboration with our engineering team is key to ensure that our components meet the highest standards of quality, performance, and innovation.
- Collaborate closely with engineers to understand component specifications and requirements, ensuring alignment with technical standards and product goals.
- Develop and implement procurement strategies for components, considering engineering specifications, quality standards, and cost-efficiency.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts, and ensuring a consistent supply of high-quality components.
- Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure adherence to agreed-upon terms and delivery schedules, taking corrective actions when necessary.
- Work cross-functionally with engineering, production, and quality assurance teams to optimize processes and drive continuous improvement in component procurement.
- Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and emerging technologies relevant to medical device components.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field (Engineering background preferred).
- Proven experience in procurement, particularly in sourcing and purchasing components, ideally for medical devices or a related industry.
- Strong understanding of engineering principles and the ability to work effectively with engineers to procure technical components.
- Excellent negotiation skills and a track record of achieving cost-effective procurement while maintaining high-quality standards.
- Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external suppliers.