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Sourcing Specialist II

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Galway, G, IE

At Boston Scientific Galway, we are dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patients' health worldwide.

We work collaboratively to solve healthcare's most challenging problems by developing solutions that matter most to those suffering from debilitating and life-threatening conditions and to the healthcare professionals who provide their care.


We are now recruiting for a Sourcing Specialist II position based at our Galway site.


Reporting to our Sourcing Manager, you will work with an all-Ireland team as part of our Global sourcing function. Partnering with the business across various functions, you will support sourcing events from end to end and provide strategic analysis driving improvements and innovation. It's a varied and rewarding role where you will make a positive impact on site leadership teams and employees alike.


We offer you a hybrid role, comprehensive benefits, and a great work-life balance. So, if you are passionate about indirect sourcing and ready for the next step in your career, read on for more information and apply today!


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain supplier performance review metrics & scorecards
  • Provide periodical, and ad hoc spend analysis reports
  • Participate in strategic and long-term forecast activity identifying and developing innovative sources and contracts
  • Coordinate the analytics of internal and external data and e-sourcing support
  • Support development of Go-To-Market and negotiation strategies
  • Provide support during the supplier screening and supplier selection process
  • Participate in supplier analysis, including financials and capabilities using available and defined sources of information
  • Support sourcing and category management activities for projects with varying degrees of complexity:
  • Resolve supplier inquiries and disputes as required
  • Adhere to company policies, including sourcing, finance, quality, standard operating procedures, work instructions etc.
  • Ensure compliance with the Boston Scientific Quality System and Approved Vendor List
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders/businesses to support and achieve business strategies and objectives. 


Education and other Requirements:

  • Level 8 Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, or relevant discipline.
  • 3-4 years post qualification experience ideally.
  • Indirect Sourcing experience within the medical device, pharma, construction, or engineering industry preferred.
  • Familiarity with SAP Ariba software or equivalent is preferable but not essential.
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management experience.
  • Track record with contract management and negotiation.
  • Advanced communication and presentation skills.


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative. It is vital in advancing science for life and improving patient health. We stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  #IJ


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