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Johnson & Johnson

Procurement Assistant

Posted Dec 14, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00013790
39 hrs/week
1 year
Payrate range

Procurement Assistant 

Location: Limerick, Ireland - Hybrid Working

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 39

Imagine your next project supporting procurement activities around contemporary best practices, sourcing processes and delivery of results to meet & exceed the J&J Surgical Vision Sourcing Objectives. You will also support all administrative, analytical and reporting activities relating to the effective operation of the Strategic Sourcing Function. 

This is your chance to build your skills working for a global healthcare leader.

In this hybrid role you will be required to work on site 3 days a week and be flexible with start times to accommodate early evening work with international activity. 

roles and responsibilities

The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for preparing requisite materials to support engagements with Suppliers, including; activities to identify and assess suppliers per category strategies, monitoring and reporting on supplier performance and developing reports to assist in Supplier Management.  In addition, the Procurement Assistant will manage the reporting activities, on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, as well as supporting annual Business Planning simulation and analysis. 

This will involve: 

  • Prepare and analyse data for the preparation of engagements with Suppliers.

  • Ensure engagements with Suppliers are aligned to our Credo values.

  • Establish close working relationships with other functions, in particular supplier quality, engineering and operations to drive support enhanced collaboration. 

  • Follow the alignment to the strategic direction provided by the source leadership team

  • Partner with Supplier Quality to provide supplier data and analysis as required from time to time. 

  • Support the activities to upgrade supplier skills (transparent cost management, lean practices, emerging technologies, etc.) 

  • Chair and minute business / scorecard reviews. (Both with internal Stakeholders and External Suppliers)

  • Assist in managing supplier capabilities including but not limited to capacity planning, tooling and resource investments including inventory management.

  • Ensure training and compliance to relevant company procedures

how to succeed

As an experienced procurement / sourcing administrator you will need to demonstrate a high degree of business judgement and sound reasoning and have the ability to influence/collaborate to get to desired result.

 You will also bring:

  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years relevant experience in a logistics/supply chain role within a medium or high volume manufacturing environment.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft excel.

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

  • Analytically absorb information & solve complex problems quickly.

  • Experience in developing or utilising Relational Databases much preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years procurement/sourcing experience preferred.

  • Experience in Operations, Logistics, Planning, and Forecasting preferred.

  • Knowledge of: Data Gathering, Analysis and Reporting, Supplier Management, Supplier Manufacturing Processes, Should Cost Modeling and Cost Improvement Processes


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and will be reviewed for an extension after completing 6 to 7 months.

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson Vision is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision brings together cutting-edge insights, science, technology and people. We partner with eye care professionals and help more people around the world preserve and restore sight. Our portfolio includes the best selling contact lens brand in the world, ACUVUE®, plus consumer eye health solutions, dry eye treatments, refractive (Lasik) and cataract products. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough, create a world connected by SIGHT™ with your next project at Johnson & Johnson Vision. 


application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid. PAYE, LTD & Umbrella options are available. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.


We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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