Senior Procurement Program Manager

Job Locations IE-Galway
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 years ago(5/12/2022 10:45 AM)
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The Senior Procurement Program Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing a team of Procurement Program Managers (PPM’s), that hold responsibility for plant procurement goals and metrics including Direct Material Productivity, Preferred Supplier Program, Supplier Rationalization, Risk Management, Cash Flow, Inflation/Deflation, Quality, Supplier Control, Supplier On-Time Delivery and NPD Platform releases for the EMEA SBU.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years’ experience in procurement or a related function
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Exceptional leadership & mentorship experience
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Demonstrate competence in negotiating skills and assessing vendors
  • Supplier Relationship Management / Supplier Risk Management / Preferred Supplier Selection
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience coordinating, facilitating discussions, consultation and conflict resolution skills
  • Professional communication; both verbal and written are required.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
  • Strong leadership capabilities


• Mentor, coach, teach, develop, and support the PPM Team across the EMEA sites.
• Responsible for accurate forecasting and reporting of procurement financial metrics including productivity and inflation. Support the development of the Annual Operating Plan for Direct Material productivity projects, targets and initiatives.
• Responsible for meeting the AOP Targets on Direct Material Productivity and Cash Flow, through close collaboration with the Finance, Engineering and Materials teams.
• Responsible for forecasting, reporting, mitigating, and recovery of commodity inflation
• Actively monitor and mitigate supplier risk including financial, capacity, quality, and compliance
• Responsible for ensuring alignment of commodity strategies with Business Unit, Engineering platforms and Product Management plans and requirements. Responsible for communicating and coordinating plant and Business Unit specific strategies with commodity teams.
• Collaborate closely with the finance team across EMEA, to provide input into the site Risks and Opportunities, the site and regional financial actuals, and monthly Direct Product Cost review.
• Actively participate in Product Growth Teams across the region
• Responsible for procurement goals and metrics including supplier rationalization, risk management, supplier quality, on time delivery, and addressing any gaps in achieving targets
• Responsible for procurement deliverables on NPD programs across the EMEA region.
• Evaluate Trane Technologies business needs against supplier capabilities in order to support the selection of preferred suppliers who meet quality, cost, and delivery requirements; leverage commercial knowledge to navigate and manage supplier relationships and contracts.


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